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Benjamin HERZL

AUSTRIA

  • date of birth: 8th of August 1994

  • studied with Klara Flieder at the the Mozarteum University of Salzburg; currently he is completing his studies at the Vienna University of Music with Christian Altenburger

  • has been strongly inspired by Christian Tetzlaff at the Kronberg Academy, by Pierre Amoyal, Pavel Gililov, Ivry Gitlis and Benjamin Schmid.

  • at age 13, he made his debut as a soloist, performing Mozart Violin Concerto with the Kurpfalz Chamber Orchestra at the International “Mozart” Festival in Mannheim

  • is a scholarship holder of the Dortmund Mozart Society

Prizes: Prize winner at the 2016 International “Brahms” Competition, as well as winner of the “Mozart” Prize sponsored by Vadim Repin.

Program:

First Round

Bach Ciaccona from Partita for Solo Violin in D minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major K. 219

Paganini Caprice no. 5

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 7 in C minor op. 30 no. 2

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Grieg Sonata no. 2 op. 13

Semifinal

Franck Sonata in A major

Enescu Sonata no. 2 in f minor op. 6

Saint-Saëns Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso op. 28

Final

Brahms Violin Concerto in D major op. 77