THE PHILHARMONIC
Pavlo Dovhan
Pavlo Dovhan
  • Violin I

Pavlo Dovhan was born into a family of musicians in 1973 in Lviv, Ukraine. His first public performance took place with the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra in 1986, at which he played Symphonie Espagnol by Lalo. From 1991 to 1996 he studied in the class of Professor L. Shutko (assistant of David Oistrakh in Moscow). In 1992 he gained II Prise in the First International Violin Competition named after M. Lysenko (Kiev, Ukraine).

1999-2001 Dovhan lived and worked in Switzerland and took master classes from Ana Chumachenko, Professor at Munich High School; Pierre Amoyale, Professor at Lausanne Music High School; and Mr. Viktor Tretiakov, receiving the best recommendations. From 1992 to 1996 Dovhan received a special scholarship from the President of Ukraine. Over the years he has played solo extensively as well as in accompaniment with different orchestras and in chamber music with colleagues and musicians. He has been invited to the International New Symphony and Chamber Orchestras in Lviv and the Neuchatel Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland as leading violin. He has numerous recordings from SDR–Freiburg, Germany, SAT-1 Warsaw, Poland, and National TV and Radio of Ukraine.