© Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

© Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir

Finalist and Best Performance of Bloch Suite hébraïque award winner at the 7th National Viola Competition in Amsterdam. 

 

Highlights for the upcoming season include the Prize winners Concert of the 7th Viola National Competition at Splendor, a real gem in the hearth of Amsterdam. Other exciting engagement include concerts with Amsterdam Sinfonietta and Mahler Academy in Bolzano, Toblach and Ferrara.

Born in Zurich into a non-musician family in 1995, Giulia Wechsler started her music journey at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana at the age of 5. After graduating Highschool she persued her studies at the International Menuhin Music Academy Gstaad with maestro Ivan Vukcevic followed by 5 years of bachelor studies at the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik in Berlin with Julia Gartemann, member of Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2020 she perused her master studies in the class of  Marjolein Dispa and Nobuko Imai at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam. 

Giulia is currently studying for “Artist Diploma” degree program at the Barenboim-Said Akademie in Berlin with Julia Deyneka. 

 

Further musical inspiration was given thanks to her partecipation and special invitation to numerous festivals and academies as Ticino Musica (CH), Musique à Flaine”(FR), Ceresio Estate (CH) , Eggenfelden Klassisch (DE), the Hindemith Festival (NL), Rheingau Musik Festival (DE) and has collaborated with chamber music partners such as Calogero Palermo, Fabio Di Casola, Marco Rizzi and Alexander Gadjiev.

 

Despite her young age , Giulia has already performed in some of the major concert Halls including the Berlin Philharmonie, Oumi-gakudou Tokyo opera city, Swiss Federal Palace in Bern, Tonhalle Zurich, Casa de la Música, Quito/ Ecuador. Alongside her studies and career, she has gained already a large orchestral experience playing with European Philarmonic of Switzerland led by Charles Dutoit, Russischedeutsche Music Akademie (RCCR) led by Valery Gergjiev , Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin led by Vladimir Jurowsky, Mahler Academy Orchestra and The Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra. 

 

She plays a viola by Stephan Peter Greiner made in 2019 and a Richard Wilson bow lent by Peter Hauber , she is a scholarship holder of the Schüller and Raltoz Stiftung.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                            Lugano, July 2022

 

 

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