Andrii Didorenko was born on New Year's Day, 1974, in Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, to a family of professional violinists. He earned his master's degree at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied with the renowned professor Marina Yashvili. During his graduate and post-graduate years, Mr. Didorenko appeared as a soloist with the Moscow Conservatory Orchestra and Moscow Camerata Chamber Orchestra; his performances were broadcast live on national TV.
In 1999, he accepted the section principal position with the Kaoshiung City Symphony Orchestra in Taiwan. There he regularly performed as a soloist, and was also co-founder of the Sonore and Counterpoint Piano Trios. During this period, many of his works for violin were composed and successfully performed throughout Taiwan, Russia, and Ukraine. Recently, he moved to New York City.
While teaching violin and performing, Andrii Didorenko has been building a career as a rock musician: his Moscow-based band, Lost World, for which he is the principal songwriter as well as playing violin, guitar, and bass guitar, released the album Trajectories in the Spring of 2003. The all-instrumental Awakening of the Elements was issued in Fall 2006.
Concerto No. 2 for violin and chamber orchestra (2006)
Concerto for two violins and chamber orchestra (2005)
Crimson Fantasy (2004)
for violin and piano, based on themes by King Crimson
Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano (2004)
Superstar Fantasy (2003)
for violin and orchestra, based on themes from Andrew Lloyd Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar
Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano (2002)
Pastorale for piano quintet (2001)
Concerto No. 1 for violin and chamber orchestra (2001)
Oriental Suite for violin and piano (2000-2001)
Trio for violin, cello and piano (2000-2001) [Kallisti]
Dream a Little Dream of Me (1999)
variations for violin solo
Sonata for violin solo (1999) [Kallisti]