The 24-year-old violinist is considered one of the most promising young German artists. Growing up in Kapstadt/South Africa she started playing her instrument at the age of five.
2010 has been honored with the prestigious TONALI GAND PRIX under honorary president Christoph Eschenbach. Her success has been celebrated with the final concert at the Laeiszhalle Hamburg.
At the age of 13 years Christina passed the entrance exam of the Hochschule für Musik in Detmold. In 2013 she began her studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler with Ms. Prof. Antje Weithaas. Since 2017 she has been excepted by Prof. Kolja Blacher for her Master studies (Hanns Eisler).
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 and with Cape Town Philharmonic in South Africa. Christina Brabetz is going to perform chamber music at the prestigious festival Heidelberger Frühling, at Tonhalle Zurich and at the Philharmonie Berlin.
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.
Sonata KV 454 1 Largo - Allegro
Sonata KV 454 2 Andante
Sonata KV 454 3 Allegretto
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
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
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
Sarasate Carmen Fantasy op.25
Schubert Fantasy C Major
Joseph Joachim Romances