Prof. Alexia Eichhorn
Honorary Professor of Violin, Lecturer of Violin at the Music High School Schloss Belvedere
Alexia Eichhorn was born in Bamberg. After studying at the conservatories in Mannheim and Saarbrücken with Valery Gradow and Ulrike Dierick, she continued her training at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad with Alberto Lysy and as a scholarship student at the Guildhall School in London with Yfrah Neaman. There she graduated with the Advanced Certificate.
For many years Alexia Eichhorn held concertmaster positions with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hof Symphony Orchestra, with whom she performed regularly as a soloist. She performs both as violinist and violist with numerous orchestras such as the Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfalz, the Kurpfälzisches Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra Sinfonica Metropolitana di Bari and the Orchestre de Bretagne. As a chamber musician, she is a guest at renowned music festivals and concert seasons.
She has made many CD and radio recordings, including, in particular, discoveries of works as well as world premieres. In 2016, she was awarded the Culture Prize of the Roland Foundation Mannheim. She has received further awards from the Bavarian Cultural Fund and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
Alexia Eichhorn teaches at the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar. As principal violist of the ensemble Metamorphosen Berlin, she performs regularly at the Elbphilharmonie, the Konzerthaus and the Philharmonie Berlin. She is violist of the Gropius Quartet.