General Director and Artistic Director

General Director and Artistic Director and
Soloist of the Kyiv Camerata Orchestra
The Honoured Artist of Ukraine.

1984- 1993 – the Kharkiv Special Music School, Professor J.Fedotova
1993 – 1995- the Kyiv Lysenko Special Music School, Professors B.Kotorovych, M. Kuznetsov
1995- 2000- the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine den Professors B.Kotorovych, I.Pylatyuk
2003 – 2006 – Assistantship programme course Professor B.Kotorovych
Master classes conducted by P.Vernikov, V. Tretyakov, Z. Bron, O.Parhomenko, B. Gromov.
International Competition

2016 ‘IBLA Grand Prize’ International Competition, I prize, special prizes -Concert at Carnegie Hall on 9 May 2017
2001 International Youth& Music Festival, Vienna, Grand prix
1997 the Interpreters Performers International Competition, II preiz Moldova
1997 Mykola Lysenko International Competition, II preiz Kyiv
1998 ‘New Names of Ukraine’ national arts program

Job Experience
2023 General Director and Artistic Director of the National Ensemble of Soloists “Kyiv Camerata”

2013- 2023 The Head of the violin department, Violin Professor at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine,

2013- 2023 Violin Professor at the Kyiv Lysenko State Music Lyceum.

2004- till now Soloist of the National Soloists Ensemble “Kyiv Camerata”

2001-2005 Artist of the International Orchestra “Philharmonie of the Nations”

1997-2004 Concertmaster of the National Soloists Ensemble “Kyiv Soloists”

2000-2006 Violin teacher at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine

Bogdana Pivnenko has performed as a soloist with leading Ukrainian orchestras and presented Ukrainian music around the world, including Berliner Philharmonie, Weill Hall Carnegie Hall, Palau de la Musica Catalana, Berliner Festspiele MaerzMusik, Europaisches Klassik Festival, ‘Kyiv Music Fest’, The Warsaw Autumn, ‘Nostalgia’, Malta Festival.
She regularly participates in premiere performances of works by contemporary Ukrainian composers. She presented the author’s program of Valentin Silvetrov’s ‘Melodies of Moments’ together with the composer.
Her recordings include Anthology of Contemporary Ukrainian Music, 11 CDs of music by Ukrainian composer M.Skoryk, V.Silvestrov, E.Stankovych, V.Zubytsky, Z.Almashi, I.Shcherbakov, O.Levkovych.
Most recently, her Ukrainian Quintet, featuring music by Lyatoshynsky, Silvestrov and Poleva, was released by Naxos in 2020.
Many of leading Ukrainian composers have dedicated works to Bogdana Pivnenko.
Among them are Valentine Silvestrov (who dedicated two cycles for violin and piano to me), Yevhen Stankovych (who dedicated his Concerto No. 4), Volodymyr Zubytsky (who dedicated his Concerto No. 1) and Zoltan Almashi (who dedicated his Seasons), Viktoria Poleva (who dedicated “Soul”)
She has worked with conductors, such as Antony Inglis, Juozas Domarkas, Vladimir Sirenko, Saulius Sondeckis, Oksana Lyniv Volodymyr Shejko, Theodore Kuchar, Natalya Ponomarchuk, Erki Pehk, Liutauras Balciunas and others.