Julia Fischer, © Photo: Felix Broede
Born in Munich in 1983, Julia Fischer studied with the famous violinist Ana Chumachenco. Since 2006, she is herself Germany's youngest Professor of Violin at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt am Main.
In 2005, Fischer won Germany's coveted 'ECHO' Award for her recording of 'Russian Concertos' by Khatchaturian, Prokofiev, and Glazounov. In 2006, she was named by BBC Music Magazine the 'Best Newcomer of the Year'. She was 'Artist of the Year' in 2007 at the Gramophone Awards and 'Instrumentalist of the Year' at the 2009 MIDEM Classical Awards.
Julia Fischer performs world-wide with renowned orchestras including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra in Washington DC, Philadelphia Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra.