BIOGRAPHY

The 27-year-old violinist is considered one of the most promising young German artists. Growing up in

Cape Town/South Africa she started playing the violin at the age of five.

2010 Christina Brabetz won the prestigious TONALI GRAND PRIX under honorary president Christoph Eschenbach. Her success was celebrated with the final concert at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg.

In 2013 she began her studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler with Prof. Antje Weithaas.

2017 she continued her Master studies with Prof. Kolja Blacher, where she is now continuing her Artist Diploma. 

Masterclasses with Zakhar Bron, Lawrence Power, Gábor Takács-Nagy and Pamela Frank completed her studies.

Highlights of the 17/18 season mark concerts with the State Orchestra Nuremberg, with the Göttinger Symphonie Orchestra, the Cape Town Philharmonic, South Africa and Nagoya Philharmonic in Japan.

In the 16/17 season, Christina gave her recital debut at the Konzerthaus Berlin, at Burghof Lörrach, in Münster and Bielefeld. In May 2017, she performed at the ORF RadioKulturhaus. Moreover, she participated at the prestigious Verbier Festival Academy and has been invited to the Festival Academy of the Heidelberger Frühling for spring 2017.

In the past the young musician performed with Nuremberg Symphony, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Amsterdam Chamber Orchestra at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Sinfonietta Mainz and was on tour with the Göttinger Symphony Orchestra. 2012 she made her debut at Konzerthaus Vienna with Wieniawski’s violin concerto no.1.

Christina Brabetz has shared her passion for chamber music with prestigious guests such as Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt, Anton Barachovsky, Istvan Vardai and Maxim Rysanov. Amongst others, she has been invited to the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern as well as to the Schleswig-Holstein Musikfestival.

The Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben/ Deutschen Musikinstrumentenfonds puts a Giambattista Guadagnini violin (Turin, 1779) at her disposal.

 

CONCERTS

 

18.12.2017

Philharmonie Berlin

Antonín Dvořák

Klavierquintett Nr. 2 in A-Dur, op. 81

 

18.1.2018

Staatsphilharmonie Nürnberg

Dimitri Schostakowitsch

Violinkonzert Nr. 1

Dirigent: Leonid Grin

21.1.2018

Tonhalle Zürich (CH)

Tschaikowsky

Klaviertrio a-Moll, op. 50. für Klavier, Violine and Violoncello, op. 50

“A la mémoire d’un grande artiste” 

with Alexey Stadler (Violoncello) and Elisabeth Brauß (Klavier)

27.1.2018

Cape Town Philharmonic

Dimitri Schostakowitsch

Violinkonzert Nr. 1 

with Alexey Stadler (Violoncello) and Elisabeth Brauß (Klavier)

18.4.2018

Göttinger Symphonie Orchester

Pierre Rode

Violinkonzert Nr. 6 B-Dur

Dirigent: Jürgen Bruns

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REPERTOIRE

Concertos

Wieniawski violin concerto No. 1 op.14 F# Minor
Sibelius violin concerto op.47 D Minor
Tchaikwosky violin concerto op.35 D Major
Paganini violin concerto No. 1 op.6 D Major
Prokofiev violin concerto No. 1 op.19 D Major
Britten violin concerto op.15 D Minor
Brahms violin concerto op.77 D Major
Mozart violin concerto No. 3 G Major K216, 4 D Major K218
Mendelssohn violin concerto op.64 E Minor, op.40 D Minor
Strauss violin concerto op.8 D Minor
Beethoven violin concerto op.61 D Major

Sonatas

Brahms Sonata Nr 3, D Minor op.108
Franck Sonata A Major
Debussy Sonata G Minor
Strauss Sonata E flat Major, op.18
Schumann Sonata 1 A Minor op.105
Beethoven Sonata op.47 Nr.9 ''Kreutzer''
Beethoven Sonata op.96 Nr.10 G Major
Beethoven Sonata Nr.1 op.12 D Major
Tartini ''Devil's Trill'' Sonata G Minor

Solo

Bach Sonata 1 G Minor, Partita 2 D Minor, Partita 3 E Major
Ysaye Sonata 3,6
Ernst-Last Rose of Summer
Hindemith Solo Sonata op.31 Nr,1
Paganini Caprices 1,2,5,17,24

 

Other

Sarasate Carmen Fantasy op.25
Schubert Fantasy C Major
Joseph Joachim Romances
Ravel Tzigane

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CONTACT

Generalmanagement

Antonia Klöpf

Hasselweg 4

D 30880 Laatzen

 

Telefon +49 (0)5121 9990767

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E-Mail: antonia@grunau-musikmanagement.eu

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