For full functionality of this page it is necessary to enable JavaScript. Here are the instructions how to enable JavaScript in your web browser Felicitas SCHIFFNER – George Enescu Festival



  • date of birth: 8th of December 1997

  • is studying violin with Prof. Erik Schumann at the Hochschule for Music and Performing Arts in Frankfurt

  • masterclasses with Saschko Gawriloff, Zakhar Bron, Roland Greutter, Pavel Vernikov, Ulf Wallin and Krzysztof Wegrzyn

  • in 2015, Felicitas Schiffner was granted the Violin built by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume in Paris, in 1863, which is overseen by the Funds of the Hamburg Family property

Prizes: First Prize at the International Violin Competition in Tallin (2011); Second Prize at the the International Competition for Violin, by the Culture Foundation Hohenlohe (2015); First Prize at the International “Anton Rubinstein” Competition for Violin (2017)


First Round

Bach Grave and Fugue from Sonata for Solo Violin in A minor

Mozart Violin Concerto no. 4 in D major K. 218

Paganini Caprice no. 1

Second Round

Beethoven Sonata no. 1 in D major op. 12 no. 1

EnescuMénétrier” from Impressions d’enfance Suite op. 28

Ernst “The Last Rose of Summer” in G major


Brahms Sonata no. 3 in D minor op. 108

Enescu Sonata no. 3 in A minor op. 25, dans le caractère populaire roumain”

Wieniawski Polonaise de concert in D major op. 4


Sibelius Violin Concerto in D minor op. 47