Nicolas Chumachenco

violinist (1944-2020)
Nicolas Chumachenco (middle) in 2018 (cropped).jpg

Nicolas Chumachenco (also known as Nicolas Chumachenko; March 27, 1944 – December 12, 2020), was a Polish-born Spanish-German violin soloist and professor. He was director of the Queen Sofía Chamber Orchestra.[1] Chumachenco was born in Kraków, in Nazi-occupied Poland, to Ukrainian parents who left Poland at the end of the Second World War.

Chumachenco died on December 12, 2020 in Schallstadt, Germany at the age of 76.[2]


  1. "Nicolás Chumachenco - Concertino Director". Festival Internacional de Música "Ciudad de Ayamonte". Archived from the original on 26 July 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2009.
  2. Fallece el reconocido violinista Nicolas Chumachenco, con 76 años de edad (in Spanish)