Nora Chastain - Violin

(c) Marco Blessano

24 – 30 July 2022

The California-born violinist studied with Dorothy DeLay at the Cincinnati Conservatory and at the Juilliard School in New York. Since her solo debut with Barber's Violin Concerto, which she performed in Berlin at the age of 16, she has appeared on renowned concert stages at home and abroad. As a soloist, Nora Chastain has received invitations from orchestras such as the Orchestre de Paris, San Francisco Symphony, Cincinnati Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra and MDR Symphony Orchestra. Concerts as a founding member of the Menuhin Festival Piano Quartet, the Trio Kreisleriana and with her duo partner Friedemann Rieger have taken her to the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Ludwigsburg Schlossfestspiele, the Schwetzingen Festival, the Menuhin Festival Gstaad, the music capitals of Europe as well as to New York, Washington, Sydney and Los Angeles. Nora Chastain has won prizes in several competitions, including the "International Menuhin Competition" in Paris. She is a professor of violin at the Berlin University of the Arts (UdK Berlin) and at the Zurich University of the Arts. Website

Morikawa Yukako, Accompanist

Preselection: Two works from different musical periods (YouTube link)
Course Language: German, English
Beginning of the master class: 24 July 2022, 4 pm
Orchestra Studio (as soloist, free choice of works): 27 July 2022

Registration fee: 80 Euros
Active participation: 350 Euros
Orchestra Studio: 50 Euro

::: Registration :::

Unfortunately, registration for this master class is no longer possible.

Accommodation Offer

Period: 24 July – 31 July 2022 (7 nights)

Leonardo Hotel

  • ½ Double room: 196 Euros (not incl. breakfast)
  • Single room: 336 Euros (not incl. breakfast)


Nora Chastain  Troels Svana: 28 July 2022, 7:30 pm, Schießhaus Weimar
Participants: 29 July 2022, 4 pm, Forum Seebach
Participants: 29 July 2022, 7:30 pm, Schießhaus

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