Foto_Virgil Oprina 053Soloist Violinist
Licensed University Professor
Doctorate of Music
Diploma, Music University, Bucharest, Romania, 1983-1987
Diploma, Music High School, Bucharest, Romania, 1971-1983


  • 1991 Pablo Sarasate International Competition, first prize and special prize for the best interpretation of the work by Sarasate, Pamplona, Spain
  • 1987 Zino Francescatti International Violin Competition, second prize, Aix en Provence, France
  • 1985 Niccolo Paganini International Violin Competition, third prize, Genoa, Italy
  • 1985 Tibor Varga International Violin Competition, second prize, Sion, Switzerland
  • 1984 Jacques Thibaud International Violin Competition, special prize and merit scholarship of the Samson Francois Foundation, Paris, France
  • 1983 Fritz Kreisler International Violin Competition, special prize, Vienna, Austria
  • 1979 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Competition, first prize, Lublin, Poland


1987-2010 Several broadcasted recordings for the Romanian Radio Society(Bucharest)
1988 CD with Paganini Concerto no.1 and Tschaikovski concerto accompanied by The Nice Philharmonic(France), conducted By Claude Bardon.
1994 3 CD’s with the complete works for violin and orchestra by Sarasate with Malaga Symphony, conducted by Jacques Bodmer.
2003 CD with the Transylvan String Quartertt, with Romanian folk music.
2005 CD with Simoni concerto accompanied by Targu Mures orchestra, conducted by Romeo Rambu.