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Carolin Widmann


A wonderfully versatile musician, Carolin Widmann’s activities span the great classical concerti, new commissions specially written for her, solo recitals, a wide variety of chamber music and, increasingly, period instrument performances, including play/direction from the violin.

Widmann was awarded the Bayerischer Staatspreis for music in 2017, honouring her individuality and exceptional musicianship. Widmann was also the recipient of an International Classical Music Award (Concerto category) for her critically acclaimed recording of both Mendelssohn’s and Schumann’s Violin Concertos with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe, released in August 2016 by ECM and which Widmann herself conducted from the violin.

Named ‘Musician of the Year’ at the International Classical Music Awards 2013, Widmann has enjoyed collaborations with some of the world’s leading orchestras include the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Seattle Symphony, Deutsche Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Leipz...

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The Strad

Fri 20 May 2016

CD Jurowski conducts Anderson / London Philharmonic Orchestra

Bachtrack

Sun 10 Apr 2016

Alban Berg Violin Concerto with Sydney Symphony and Christoph von Dohnanyi

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MENDELSSOHN & SCHUMANN: Violin Concertos
MENDELSSOHN & SCHUMANN: Violin Concertos
ROBERT SCHUMANN The Violin Sonatas
ROBERT SCHUMANN The Violin Sonatas