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Biography English Liza Ferschtman

Biografie Nederlands Liza Ferschtman
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Liza Ferschtman, violin

.... "without doubt the most musical and talented among the Dutch young violinists...." (NRC Handelsblad) 

"Not just a great talent.. an equal to the great masters!"(Luister) 

Violinist Liza Ferschtman is recognized as one of the most significant artists of her generation. Her performances are known for their passionate and at the same time intellectual qualities.In recent seasons Liza Ferschtman has performed with all the major Dutch orchestras as well as international orchestras such as  Orchestre National de Belgique, Yomiuri Nippon Orchestra, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra,Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchester and the Orquestra Nacional de Porto.

2013 was marked by a remarkable debut with the Budapest Festival Orchestra and Ivan Fischer in Bernsteins Serenade, jumping in short notice on a 5 city tour which included New York,Montreal and Budapest, to great critical acclaim. An avid chamber musician, Ms. Ferschtman has collaborated regularly with artists such as Jonathan Biss, Alisa Weilerstein, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Nobuko Imai, Lars Anders Tomter, Christian Poltera, and counts as her duo partners the pianists Enrico Pace and Inon Barnatan. In addition to appearances at numerous international Chamber Music festivals, she has performed at venues such as the Alice Tully Hall in New York, the Library of Congress  Washington, Wigmore Hall London, the Brahms Saal at the Vienna Musikverein, as well the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.

In the coming seasons she will work with orchestras such as the Residentie Orkest, Philharmonie Zuid Nederland, Nurnberg Symphoniker, Bremen Philharmonic, Weimar Staatskapelle, and the Gelders Orkest.  

In 2006 Liza Ferschtman received the Dutch Music Award 2006, which is the highest distinction awarded to musicians in the Netherlands.