The youngest finalist of Concertino Praga 2023 is a Ukrainian violinist Margaryta Pochebut.
Margaryta Pochebut was born in Karkhiv, Ukraine. She started her musical career at the age of six at a school for talented children in Kiev and at the same time she also studies at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Switzerland. She debuted as a soloist with a symphony orchestra in 2015 and participated in the very first Mischa Elman International Violin Competition, where she won the Grand Prix. Over the last seven years of her active musical career, she has performed in the very best concert halls in Ukraine, Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Slovenia etc. Her extensive repertoire consists of works by Édouard Lalo, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Antonio Vivaldi, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Fritz Kreisler, Niccolò Paganini etc. She has been a laureate at more than ten prestigious international competitions, including the Ysaye Junior Competition, the violin competition in Astana, the Il Piccolo Violino Magico International Competition for Young Violinists or the international Louis Spohr Violin Competition for young violinists.