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    2024/MÄR/08 · 21:00 Uhr
    Schloss Elmau
    Elmau, Deutschland

  • Peijun Xu

    Peijun Xu

    Bio

    Year of birth:
    1985

    Place of birth:
    Shanghai, P.R. China

    Studies:

    • Viola Diploma – Frankfurt am Main – Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst – Roland Glassl – (2005-2009)
    • Viola MA – Kronberg Academy – Nobuko Imai – (2010-2012)
    • Viola Konzertexamen – Berlin – Hochschule für Musik „Hanns Eisler“ – Tabea Zimmermann – (2013-2015)

    Current job:
    Professor for Viola at Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, Department Aachen

    Website:
    www.sonoramusic.eu

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    Biography:

    Peijun Xu, born in Shanghai, is one of the leading violists of her generation. As a soloist, Peijun Xu has performed in renowned venues such as the Shanghai Concert Hall, the Laeiszhalle Hamburg or the Alte Oper Frankfurt. She played with the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow Soloists, the State Symphony Orchestra of New Russia, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Hofer Symphoniker, the Osnabrück Symphony Orchestra, the Baden-Baden Philharmonic, the Kurpfälzisches Kammerorchester, the Württembergisches Kammerorchester Heilbronn and the Hamburger Camerata under conductors such as Muhai Tang, Yuri Bashmet, Pavel Baleff, Andreas Holtz, Sebastian Tewinkel, Clemens Schuldt, Junping Qian and Ralf Gothóni. Several times she has premiered new viola concertos such as the work ‘Peregrina’ by Ralf Gothóni, ‘Reflet d’un temps disparu’ Viola version by Qigang Chen and ‘Water Melodies’ by Thorsten Encke. Her chamber music partners include Paul Rivinius, Evgenia Rubinova, Jens Peter Maintz, Alexander Sitkovetsky and Veit Hertenstein.

    Peijun Xu’s debut CD with works by Bach, Schubert, Vieuxtemps, Chopin and Rebecca Clarke was released in 2012 on the label ARS. In 2014 her second CD with works by Vieuxtemps, Milhaud, Fauré and Franck was published by Profil Hänssler. Her new CD with harpist Godelieve Schrama will be  released in 2020.

    Peijun Xu has been awarded several international prizes. 1st Prize and Audience Award at the International Max Rostal Competition, Berlin 2012; 1st prize and two special prizes at the International Yuri Bashmet Viola Competition in Moscow, 2010 and 2nd place at the Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition in England, 2006. Peijun Xu received her training at the University of Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt am Main under Prof. Roland Glassl, at the Kronberg Academy under Prof. Nobuko Imai and at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin under Prof. Tabea Zimmermann. From 2011-2015 she was a lecturer for viola at the University of Music and Performing Arts Frankfurt am Main and from 2015 -2018 at Detmold College of Music in Germany. Since 2018 Peijun Xu has a professorship for Viola at the Music University Cologne/Aachen in Germany.

    Studierende

    Jelena Antić

    Bella Chich

    Maj Bommas

    Ukyo Fujiwara

    Franziska Hügel

    Sophie Kiening

    Gordon Lau

    Brian Isaacs

    Arcan Isenkul

    Haesue Lee

    Eric Seohyun Moon

    Sào Soulez Larivière

    Natalie Loughran

    Ayaka Taniguchi

    Caspar Vinzens

    Luisa Ye

    Alumni

    Micha Afkham

    Guy Ben-Ziony

    Agathe Blondel

    Barbara Buntrock

    Öykü Canpolat

    Marie Chilemme

    Hélène Clément

    Toby Cook

    Lotus de Vries

    Valentin Eichler

    Miguel Erlich

    Karolina Errera Pavon

    Stefanie Farrands

    Sara Ferrandez Castro

    Alexander Gordon

    Olga Hansen

    Stine Hasbirk

    Gabriele Heinecke

    Miriam Helms Alien

    Kyuri Kim

    Sejune Kim

    Georgy Kovalev

    Anna Krimm

    Hande Küden

    Josip Kvetek

    Adrien la Marca

    S. Seungwon Lee

    Marion Leleu

    Anna Lewis

    Matthew Lipman

    Mark Liu

    Lev Loiko

    Ana Mba-Flores

    Ada Myriel Meinich

    Giovanni Menna

    Johannes Moehrle

    Sindy Mohamed

    Nilay Özdemir

    Kyoungmin Park

    Yael Patish

    Tahlia Petrosian

    Anna Puig Torne

    Madeleine Przybyl

    Muriel Razavi

    Alejandro Regueira

    Pauline Sachse

    Teresa Schwamm

    Jungahn Shin

    Clara-Hélène Stangorra

    Arnold Stieve

    Maya Tal

    Antoine Tamestit

    German Tcakulov

    Kei Tojo

    Ulla Tremuth

    Albin Uusijärvi

    Simone von Rahden

    Emma Wernig

    Judith Wijzenbeek

    Zhechao Xie

    Peijun Xu

    Armando Yagüe

    Ula U. Zebriunaite

    Sarina Zickgraf

    Ylvali Zilliacus

    Silas Zschocke