Ievgeniia Iermachkova

Crimean-born pianist Ievgeniia Iermachkova began her education at the National Music Academy of Ukraine and then completed a Master of Music (Performance) with Prof. Hisako Kawamura and a Master of Music (Instrumental Duo) in the class of Evgeny Sinaiski at the Folkwang University of the Arts.

Ievgeniia Iermachkova is a prize winner of numerous competitions such as the Maria Yudina Chamber Music Competition in St. Petersburg 2009 (1st prize), the International Piano Competition in Rome 2010 (2nd prize), the Ukrainian piano competition Art of the XXI Century 2011 (1st prize), and the Alexander Scriabin Competition 2016 (3rd prize). In 2019 she won the Dr. Alfred Hoff Special Prize for the Promotion of Young Pianists.

Ievgeniia Iermachkova performed at the Yuri Bashmet Academy for young people in Minsk, the Emil Gilels Foundation Festival in Freiburg, the International Piano Academy in Freiburg, Beethoven@home-Next Generation and the piano marathon at the Ruhr Piano Festival.

She also participated in master classes with artists such as Dmitri Bashkirov, Lilya Zilberstein, Robert D. Levin, Christopher Elton, Michel Dalberto, Bernd Glemser and Imogen Cooper.

In 2018 Ievgeniia joined the Anton Rubinstein International Music Academy in Düsseldorf as a lecturer. Since 2022 she is also a lecturer for accompaniment at the Folkwang University of the Arts.

Iermachkova Ievgeniia and her chamber musician partners

South Korean violist Suhyun Kim studied at the National University of the Arts with Jihye Hong, Hanna Lee and Soonhwa Oh.

She then completed her Master’s degree at the Cologne University of Music and Dance with Prof. Alexander Zemtsov. She is currently studying at the Orchestra Centre NRW and in the class of Prof. Lars Anders Tomter at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt am Main.

Suhyun Kim is a prize winner of numerous music competitions such as the chamber music competition of the University of Music in Cologne. She has performed at major music festivals such as the Moritzburg Festival 2021, the Seiji Ozawa Matsumoto Festival, PyeongChang Music Festival / Great Mountains Music Festival, and the Seiji Ozawa Music Academy.

During the 2019-2020 season she was an understudy at the Bochum Symphony Orchestra.