Since her breakthrough performance conducted by Neeme Järvi at the Oistrakh Festival in 2008, the Greek-Polish violinist Irmina Trynkos has been establishing herself on the worldwide stage as an artist of exceptional talent. A series of electrifying débuts followed in internationally acknowledged concert halls such as the Wigmore Hall, Southbank Centre and Shanghai Concert Hall. Her first appearance with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was received with audience acclaim and high critical praise. Irmina Trynkos has shown her innate musical curiosity not least in her rediscovery of the work of Ignatz Waghalter. She collaborates closely with acclaimed modern composers, frequently premièring their latest works. As a passionate chamber musician, she has performed extensively with international artists such as pianist Ayke Agus, the last collaborator of legendary violinist Jascha Heifetz. She studied with Lydia Mordkovitch, Martin Mumelter and Nina Minko, graduating from the Mozarteum Universität für Musik in Salzburg and the Royal Academy of Music in London with distinction as an international awards recipient. She plays a Jakob Stainer violin of 1670.