Liza Ferschtman

Dutch violinist Liza Ferschtman is known for her passionate performances, interesting programmes and communicative qualities on stage. Performances internationally have included appearances with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, London Philharmonic, Essen Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Weimar, Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra, Orchestre National de Belgique, Flanders Symphony Orchestra, Radio Symphony Orchestra of Prague, Malmö Symphony, Bergen Philharmonic, Yomiuri Nippon Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic. She has also performed with virtually every Dutch orchestra and with conductors including Stefan Blunier, Frans Brüggen, Christoph von Dohnányi, Claus Peter Flor, Neeme Järvi, Yakov Kreizberg, Zdeněk Macál, Jun Märkl, Gianandrea Noseda, Marc Soustrot, Leonard Slatkin, Thomas Søndergård, Karl-Heinz Steffens, Mario Venzago, Jan Willem de Vriend and Jaap van Zweden. An avid chamber musician, she collaborates regularly with Jonathan Biss, Nobuko Imai, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Christian Poltera, Lars Anders Tomter and Alisa Weilerstein.

A recent highlight was a concert tour with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Iván Fischer in 2013 of which The New York Times wrote: "...with Dutch violinist Liza Ferschtman bringing refined beauty and character to the solo part of the Bernstein [Serenade] ...the concert was nothing short of revelatory". Liza Ferschtman's latest CD on the Challenge Classics label features solo works by Bach, Biber, Bartók and Berio.

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