“… Diana Tishchenko celebrates a blossoming style of violin playing, balancing the lyrical emphasis of the concerto with its virtuoso demands. A high level of musicality, manual mastery and charisma meet here, revealing the potential for a solo career.”

Thomas Weiss, Badisches Tageblatt, July 21, 2017

Simply Genius
“Finding one’s own, unique access to core works of the repertoire and thereby conquering the classical music market which is inundated with talents, is a difficult challenge for beginning soloists. However, there is no cause for concern when it comes to the 24-year-old Ukrainian violinist Diana Tishchenko. Even in the first measures of Dmitri Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1, she compels the listener during her ‘Debut at Deutschlandradio’ at the Philharmonie. With a tone of incessant, nuance-rich intensity, she opens our eyes to the inner drama of this piece…”

Barbara Eckle, Der Tagesspiegel, November 28, 2014
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“The highlight, however, was the appearance of the Ukrainian-born violinist Diana Tishchenko. […] Tishchenko lends this music a face with the highest degree of plasticity. From the reticent, gossamer lyrical line of the beginning to the sudden violent protest against Soviet anti-Semitism in the shape of the interpolated Jewish folk song in the Scherzo, to the desperate rearing and grand tone of the two last movements, Diana Tishchenko seems intimately familiar with all the nuances of this extreme work in the innermost of her young musical personality.”

Matthias Nöther, Berliner Morgenpost, November 29, 2014

“The moment when the young violinist began the Adagio was like a great chant, a prayer; the song she drew from her masterfully crafted violin intimate and touching…”

Verena Westphal, Südwest Presse, October 13, 2015
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