Praised as “outstanding enough to grace the stages of the world’s great orchestras” by Straits Times, violinist Adelya Nartadjieva has performed extensively throughout Asia, Europe, Russia and North America.
A dedicated chamber musician, Adelya has been invited to renowned festivals such as Bravo! Vail, Yellow Barn, Heifetz International Music Institute, Four Seasons Winter Workshop, Summer University in Lausanne and Moscow Meets Friends.
Artists she has collaborated and worked with include Leon Fleisher, Gil Shaham, Timothy Eddy, Hsin-Yun Huang, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Vadim Repin, Renaud Capucon, Midori Goto, Catherine Cho, Paul Kantor, Ralph Kirshbaum and members of the Emerson and Juilliard String Quartet. She is currently a member of the internationally acclaimed ensemble Sejong Soloists and a member of Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players for 2016-2017 season.
A native of Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Adelya started the violin at the age of six and had performed as soloist with orchestra only 9 months after starting violin lessons. She ever since then has performed with various chamber and symphony orchestra in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Asia, Russia and Europe. Adelya has graduated from the Yale School of Music with a Master’s Degree and Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore, with a First-Class Honors Degree and a Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal as the best graduate throughout the course of study. Adelya was a concertmaster of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra under the batons of Robert Spano and Eiji Oue, and the Yale Philharmonia under Peter Oundjian. Adelya has recently joined Symphony in C as Co-Concertmaster.
Her recent awards include first prize at the Woolsey Concerto Competition and the Broadus Erle Prize, both from the Yale School of Music; an Education Grant from the Rachel Barton Pine Foundation.
Adelya is a fellow with Carnegie Hall’s Ensemble Connect for 2016-2018. (Formerly known as Ensemble ACJW)