Liza Kerob (solo violin)

Liza Kerob starts the violin at 5 years old. She won a 1st Prize in Chamber Music at the CNSM in Paris in 1991 in the class of Michel Strauss and a 1st Prize of Violin in 1992 in the class of Gérard Poulet. Admitted that same year to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in Aaron Rosand’s class, she graduated in 1996 with a Bachelor degree. She continued her musical studies at the Juilliard School in New York in the class of Glenn Dicterow where she obtained a Master degree in 1998. She is also perfecting with renowned concert artists and teachers such as Eduard Schmieder, Hermann Krebbers, Erik Friedmann, Felix Galimir and Viktor Danchenko.

Liza Kerob has won numerous awards in international violin competitions, including the 2nd Grand Prix at the Douai Competition in 1996, the 1st prize at the Artists International contest in New York in 1998, the 4th prize at the Pablo de Sarasate contest in Spain in 1999… She is also Laureate of the Natexis Foundation since 1995.

In May 2000, she was named “Supersolist” of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Marek Janowski.

She has performed frequently in recitals in festivals and in the Amsterdam Concertgebow and Carnegie Hall in New York. As a soloist, she performs the concertos of Brahms, Tchaikowski, Lalo, Sibelius, Beethoven, Dvorak, Khatchaturian, Mendelssohn, Bruch…, accompanied by the symphonic orchestras of Tours, Avignon-Provence, Douai, Mulhouse, Mâcon, the Republican Guard Orchestra, the Pampelone Symphony Orchestra (Spain), the Sarajevo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Samara Symphony Orchestra (Russia), the Divertimento Symphony Orchestra, the European Romantic Orchestra, the Orchestra Regional Film Festival and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra. She regularly shares the stage with renowned concert artists including Yakov Kreizberg, Roustem Saïtkoulov, Vahan Mardirossian, Nicolas Bringuier, Gary Hoffman, Eric-Maria Couturier, Laurent Wagshal and Jean-François Zygel.

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