Lea Birringer

Lea Birringer was only fourteen when he made his debut as a soloist with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra. Since then she has been much in demand both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. She has performed in major theaters such as Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Musikverein in Vienna, Theater of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence and she has played for the German chancellor Angela Merkel, when she was awarded with the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen (Karlspreis in Aachen). Lea Birringer has won several prizes in international violin competitions such as Kloster Schöntal (Germany), Rodolfo Lipizer Award (Italy) and Louis Spohr (Germany). In 2008 she was the winner of the Johannes Brahms international competition (Austria). For these extraordinary results, she was honored by her hometown Saarbrueckencon with the Culture Award for Young Artists. Along with her solo career, chamber music has always played an important role. In 2011, Lea Birringer was very successful with her sister Esther (piano). The Duo has won the Vittorio Gui International Chamber Music Competition and the Città di Pinerolo International Chamber Music Competition. Since then, the Birringer sisters have won numerous invitations to chamber music festivals. In addition to traditional repertoire performances, they also focus on rarely performed and unknown works. Born in 1986 in Germany, Lea Birringer began playing the violin at the age of three. While still at school, she was admitted to the class for talented students at the Mozarteum in Salzburg. He began his studies with Professor Igor Ozim and graduated with honors. He currently continues his studies with Professor Pavel Vernikov at the Vienna Conservatory. He plays an instrument Giambattista Ceruti, Cremona of the 1800s that was conferred on her by the German Musical Instruments foundation.