Alexandra Tirsu


Violinist Alexandra Tirsu is gaining recognition as one of the leading violinists of her generation. A laureate and audience-award winner of the prestigious ARD Competition 2021, as well as the Seoul International Music Competition 2018 and Osaka International Competition 2014, her performances have garnered critical acclaim around the world in publications such as Classical Music Magazine and the Süddeutsche Zeitung. Recent highlights include debut performances in Munich with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra at the Herkulessaal and the Munich Chamber Orchestra at the Prinzregententheater. Alexandra has performed in venues such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Bucharest Athaneum and Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Arts Center and the Seoul Arts Center, at festivals such as the Crans Montana Classics and Sion Music Festival, among others.

She has collaborated with artists such as Gidon Kremer, Michael Guttman, Jing Zhao, Dmitri Jurowsky, Ivry Gitlis, Uto Ughi, Semyon Bychkov, Vladimir Landsmann and Svetlana Makarova. An advocate of bringing violin music to wider audiences, she regularly collaborates with the celebrated music-comedy duo Igudesman & Joo. Alexandra completed her undergraduate in Vienna under the tutelage of Pavel Vernikov. She is currently pursuing her graduate studies in Sion under the tutelage of Janine Jansen. She performs on a Francesco Gofriller violin (“Ex Willy Boskovsky”), kindly on loan from Goh Family Foundation.

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