Julia Fischer late 2007
|Born||June 15, 1983 |
Julia Fischer (born 15 June 1983) is a German violinist. Events 763 BC - Assyrians record a Solar eclipse that will be used to fix the Chronology of Mesopotamian history Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Munich (München; Minga is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Classical music is a broad term that usually refers to mainstream music produced in or rooted in the traditions of Western liturgical and Secular music The following lists of violinists are available List of classical violinists, names of great violinist from baroque era till 20th century A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. The violin is a bowed String instrument with four strings usually tuned in Perfect fifths It is the smallest and highest-pitched member Events 763 BC - Assyrians record a Solar eclipse that will be used to fix the Chronology of Mesopotamian history Year 1983 ( MCMLXXXIII) was a Common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar) Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The violin is a bowed String instrument with four strings usually tuned in Perfect fifths It is the smallest and highest-pitched member By training she is also a professional pianist, but she rarely appears as such in public. A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra 
Julia Fischer, born in Munich, Germany, is of German-Slovakian parentage. Munich (München; Minga is the capital city of Bavaria, Germany. Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million Her mother came from the German minority in Slovakia and immigrated from Košice in Slovakia to the Federal Republic of Germany in 1972. "Mom" "Mum" and "Mommy" redirect here The majority of the 54 million inhabitants of Slovakia are Slovak (85 Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million Košice (; Hungarian: Kassa; (also known by other alternative names) is a city in eastern Slovakia. Slovakia (long form Slovak Republic; Slovak:, long form, is a Landlocked country in Central Europe with a population of over five million Her German father moved in the same year from Eastern Saxony to West Germany. The Free State of Saxony (Freistaat Sachsen ˈzaksən Swobodny Stat Sakska is the easternmost federal state of Germany.
She has worked with internationally acclaimed conductors, such as Lorin Maazel, Christoph Eschenbach, Yakov Kreizberg, Yuri Temirkanov, Sir Neville Marriner, David Zinman, Zdeněk Mácal, Jun Märkl, Ruben Gazarian, Marek Janowski, Herbert Blomstedt, Michael Tilson Thomas and with a variety of top German, American, British, Polish, French, Italian, Swiss, Dutch, Norwegian, Russian, Japanese, Czech and Slovakian orchestras. WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Lorin Varencove Maazel (born March 6, 1930) is a WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Christoph Eschenbach (born February 20, 1940, Yakov Kreizberg (Яков Крейцберг born 1959 Saint Petersburg, Russia) is a Russian-born American conductor. WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Yuri Khatuevich Temirkanov (Ю́рий Хату́евич Темирка́нов Sir Neville Marriner (born April 15, 1924) is an English conductor and Violinist. WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> David Zinman (b WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Zdeněk Mácal (matsal (b WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Marek Janowski (born 18 February 1939 in Warsaw WikipediaWikiProject Classical music#Biographical_infoboxes --> Herbert Blomstedt (born July 11 1927) is a Swedish Michael Tilson Thomas (b December 21, 1944) is an American conductor, pianist and Composer. Julia Fischer has performed in most European countries, the United States, Brazil and Japan; in concerts broadcast on TV and radio in every major European country, as well as on many US, Japanese and Australian radio stations.
In 2003 Julia Fischer – already for six years present in US concert halls at that time – appeared with the New York Philharmonic under the baton of Lorin Maazel playing the Sibelius Violin concerto in New York's Lincoln Center as well as the Mendelssohn Violin concerto in Vail, CO. Her 2003 Carnegie Hall debut received standing ovations for her performance of Brahms Double concerto with Lorin Maazel and the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Fischer has been on orchestral tours with Sir Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, Herbert Blomstedt and the Gewandhaus Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Dresden Philharmonic.
In fall 2004 the label PentaTone released Julia Fischer's first CD: Russian violin concertos with Yakov Kreizberg and the Russian National Orchestra. It received ravishing reviews, climbed into to the top five bestselling classical records in Germany within a few days and received an "Editor's Choice" from "Gramophone" in January 2005. Other critically acclaimed recordings include sonatas and partitas for solo violin of J. S. Bach, the Mozart violin concertos and the Tchaikovsky violin concerto. Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin ( BWV 1001&ndash1006 form a set of six works composed by Johann Sebastian Bach: three sonatas in four movements WikipediaWikiProject Composers#Lead section.2 This article is written in British English including maximised use of "-ise" A violin concerto is a Concerto for solo Violin (occasionally two or more violins and instrumental ensemble customarily Orchestra. The Violin Concerto in D major Op 35 by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky is one of the best known of all Violin concertos It is also considered to be among the most technically
Julia Fischer began her studies before her fourth birthday, when she received her first violin lesson from Helge Thelen; a few months later she started studying the piano with her mother Viera Fischer. Fischer said, "my mother's a pianist and I wanted to play the piano as well, but as my elder brother also played the piano, she thought it would be nice to have another instrument in the family. I agreed to try out the violin and stayed with it. " She began her formal violin education at the Leopold Mozart Conservatory in Augsburg, under the tutelage of Lydia Dubrowskaya. At the age of nine Julia Fischer was admitted to the Munich Academy of Music, where she continues to work with Ana Chumachenco.
Among the most prestigious competitions that Julia Fischer has won are the International Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition under Lord Yehudi Menuhin's supervision, where she won both the first prize and the special prize for best Bach solo work performance in 1995 and the Eighth Eurovision Competition for Young Instrumentalists in 1996, which was broadcast in 22 countries from Lisbon. Yehudi Menuhin Baron Menuhin, OM, KBE (April 22 1916 – March 12 1999 was an American -born Violinist and conductor who spent In 1997 Julia Fischer was awarded the “Prix d‘Espoir” by the Foundation of European Industry. She recently had the opportunity to play Mozart's own violin in the room in which he was born at Salzburg to honor his 250th birthday. is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg.
Her active repertoire spans from Bach to Penderecki, from Vivaldi to Shostakovitch, containing over 40 works with orchestra and about 60 works of chamber music.
On January 1, 2008, Fischer had her unexpected public debut as a pianist. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC 2008 ( MMVIII) is the current year in accordance with the Gregorian calendar, a Leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common A pianist (/'piənɪst/ is a Musician who plays the Piano. A professional pianist can perform solo pieces play with an ensemble or Orchestra She performed Edvard Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie at the Alte Oper, Frankfurt. The Piano Concerto in A minor, Op 16 by Edvard Grieg (1843-1907 was the only Concerto Grieg completed The Alte Oper ( Old Opera) is a major Concert hall and former Opera house in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The concert was conducted by Matthias Pintscher, who stepped in for Sir Neville Marriner. Matthias Pintscher (b January 29th 1971 Marl is a German Composer and conductor. Sir Neville Marriner (born April 15, 1924) is an English conductor and Violinist. On the same occasion she also performed the Violin Concerto no. 3 in B minor by Camille Saint-Saëns. The Violin Concerto No 3 in B minor, Op 61 by Camille Saint-Saëns, is a Romantic piece for Violin and Orchestra. Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns (/ʃaʁl kamij sɛ̃sɑ̃s/ (9 October 1835 &ndash 16 December 1921 was a French Composer, Organist, conductor, and
Currently she plays on a Guadagnini 1750 which she purchased in summer 2004. Giovanni Battista Guadagnini ( JB Guadagnini; Giambattista Guadagnini; June 23 1711 - September 18 1786) was an Italian  For four years since 2000, she had been using a Strad, the 1716 Booth, on a loan from Nippon Music Foundation, an instrument that had previously belonged to Iona Brown. A Stradivarius is a Stringed instrument built by members of the Stradivari family particularly Antonio Stradivari. The Otto Booth Cho-Ming Sin Stradivarius of 1716 is an Antique Violin fabricated by Italian Luthier Antonio Stradivari (1644-1737 Iona Brown OBE (born Elizabeth Iona Brown 7 January 1941 - 5 June 2004) was a British Violinist and conductor Before the Strad, she had a Guarneri del Gesù and a Gagliano. Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù ( August 21, 1698 &ndash October 17, 1744) is the only Luthier to rival Antonio Stradivari She uses two bows, one a copy of the Heifetz Tourte by the Viennese maker Thomas Gerbeth, the other a French bow when she needs to rehair the Tourte. 
Julia Fischer has won five prizes for her violin playing and three prizes for her piano playing a. o. at Jugend musiziert. She won all eight competitions she entered.
|Release||Composer/Title of Work||Performer||Label/Catalog No.||Format|
|August 2002||Johannes Brahms||EMI Classics|
|October 2002||Antonio Vivaldi||Academy of St. Martin in the Fields||Opus Arte/BBC||DVD|
|October 2004||Russian Violin Concertos||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 059
|May 2005||Johann Sebastian Bach||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 072
|September 2005||Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 064
|June 2006||Felix Mendelssohn||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 085
|September 2006||Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 094
|November 2006||Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 095
|March 2007||Johannes Brahms||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 066
|October 2007||Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart||PentaTone|
PTC 5186 098