Germany who started playing at nine years of age and studied under the
watchful eyes of Thomas Zehetmair and Josef Bayerlein in her homeland.
In 1993, she joined
the first-violin section of the Philharmonia. They are also known as the London Philharmonia, the Philharmonia
Orchestra and the Philharmonia Orchestra London.
August 2005, she was the soloist at a Klassische Philharmonie NordWest concert
that featured Johannes Brahms’ “Violin Concerto in D major, Op.
77” as its centerpiece, sandwiched between Franz Schubert’s “Symphony
No. 9 in C major” (“Great”) and Carl Maria von Weber’s
The Philharmonia joined forces with Mitsuko
Uchida for Arnold Schoenberg’s “Concerto for Piano and
Orchestra, Op. 42”, followed by Gustav Mahler’s “Symphony
No. 9 in D major” on 13th March 2009.
November 2009, they teamed up with Simon Trpceski
for Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s “Concerto
for Piano and Orchestra No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23”, bookended by Zoltan Kodaly’s “Dances of Galanta” and Modest Mussorgsky’s “Pictures
at an Exhibition”.
collaborated with Joshua Bell on 25th March 2010 in an
all-Beethoven affair that featured the master’s “Concerto for
Violin and Orchestra in D major, Op. 61” and “Symphony No. 3 in
E flat major, Op. 55” (“Eroica”).
September 2010, they performed Bela Bartok’s
The Miraculous Mandarin suite,
Hector Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14, and Mussorgsky’s “Una notte sul
Monte Calvo” at the Conservatorio
They interpreted Jean Sibelius’s Lemminkainen suite from Kalevala and
Igor Stravinsky’s Le Sacre du Printemps in Torino on 13th September 2010.
January 2011, Esa-Pekka Salonen
conducted his own “Concerto for Violin and Orchestra” at the
Grand Auditorium with soloist Leila Josefowicz on
an evening that was rounded out by Bartok’s “Music for Strings,
Percussion and Celestra, Sz
106” and Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero” and Ma mere l’Oye
The orchestra performed
Dmitri Shostakovich’s “Concerto for Violin No. 1” with
soloist Sergey Khachatryan and Tchaikovsky’s
“Manfred” symphony at the Auditorio
de Zaragoza on 4th February 2011 as part of the 17th Temporada de Grandes de Conciertos Primavera.