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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.

The 2016/17 gets off to an exciting start with the release of Ms Widmann’s latest recording for ECM Records: Mendelssohn and Schumann concerti with the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.  Other season highlights include débuts with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Irish Chamber Orchestra (Mendelssohn), Orquestra Sinfonia do Estado de São Paulo, Hallé Orchestra and Stavanger Symphony (Anderson) as well as Nuremberg Philharmonic (Ligeti).  Carolin Widmann will also play the première of a new violin concerto by Michael Zev Gordon with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Sakari Oramo.

The 2015/16 season began with Ms Widmann’s return to the Philharmonia Orchestra under Christoph von Dohnányi with the Alban Berg conce...

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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