Viktor OsokinPrincipal Bass
Viktor Osokin was born in Ukraine in 1992. At the age of twelve he received his first double bass lessons at the music school in Odessa. From 2010 to 2015 he also studied in Odessa at the Antonina Nezhdanova Academy of Music in the class of Professor Vladimir Chekalyuk. Already during his studies he won prizes at numerous music competitions in the Ukraine and Moldova; at the International Instrumental Competition in Markneukirchen 2015 he was awarded 2nd prize.
At the age of nineteen he was offered a permanent position as double bassist at the Odessa Opera House. In 2016 he was accepted into the Giuseppe Sinopoli Academy of the Staatskapelle Dresden. Since 2017 he has been the orchestra's principal double bassist.