Alexandra Charnomskaya was born on April 9th 1991 in Kaliningrad, Russia. She started to learn music and play cello at the age of 9 in her home city. Since a very young age she had been considered as a highly gifted and perspective young musician with huge passion for music.
Alexandra got her primary education in Kaliningrad, graduated from Rachmaninoff State Music College and continued her studies in Conservatorium Maastricht in 2011. During her studies in Russia Alexandra was a participant and became a laureate of numerous music festivals and competitions, such as “Gradus Atparnasum” (Kaunas, Lithuania, 2004, second prize), Russian Young Cellists Competition (Moscow, Russia, 2003, first prize). Alexandra is an honored member of Youth Support “New Names” foundation.
Alexandra actively builds an international career as a solo cellist but also frequently participates in various prestigious orchestra projects – The National Youth Orchestra of the Netherlands, National Youth Orchestra of Germany and others. Actively participating in master classes and festivals, Alexandra had been working in collaboration with worldwide famous musicians as Alexander Bonduryansky, Alexander Knyazev, Alexey Seleznev, David Geringas, Ivan Monighetti, Sigiswald Kuijken and Peter Brunt.
At the moment Alexandra is mostly active as member of the Chekhov trio, together with the Dutch violinist Emma Rhebergen and the Belgian pianist Fem Devos.