VC RISING STAR | Clara Shen, 15 — Menuhin, Zhuhai & Kloster Schöntal Competition Prizes

15-year-old German violinist Clara Shen is building an international reputation as an emerging young concert artist of great "sincerity and natural grace"

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A student of Paul Roczek at the Mozarteum University Salzburg Pre-College and Ingolf Turban at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich, Clara is a former major prize winner at the Kloster Schöntal and Menuhin International Violin Competitions and the Zhuhai International Mozart Competition for Young Violinists. She was also awarded the Manfred Grommek Prize at the Kronberg Academy and the Sponsorship Award of the HessenAgentur. Clara is also a scholarship holder of the International Music Academy in Liechtenstein

Clara's recent solo engagements include performances with the Bad Reichenhaller Philharmonie, the Salzburg Chamber Soloists, the Symphony Orchestra Liechtenstein and the Orchester de Chambre de Genève.

She currently performs on a 1740 Antonio Testore violin on generous loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN | TCHAIKOVSKY | SOUVENIR D'UN LIEU CHER | 2ND & 3RD MVTS | HENNING KRAUGGERUD & ARTIC PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA | 2020

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN & POLINA SASKO | SARASATE | CAPRICE BASQUE | VP BANK CLASSICAL FESTIVAL | 2020

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN & POLINA SASKO | TCHAIKOVSKY | VALSE SCHERZO IN C MAJOR | VP BANK CLASSICAL FESTIVAL | 2020

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN | SAINT-SAËNS | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 3 IN B MINOR | KEVIN GRIFFITHS & SINFONIEORCHESTER LIECHTENSTEIN | 2019

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN & TATIANA CHERNICHKA | WIENIAWSKI | VARIATIONS ON AN ORIGINAL THEME | 2019

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN | MOZART | VIOLIN CONCERTO NO. 5 IN A MAJOR | MARIN ALSOP & TAKI CONCORDIA ORCHESTRA | 2019

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN & TOMOKO NISHIKAWA | SARASATE | FANTASIE ÜBER MOZARTS ZAUBERFLÖTE | 2019

 

VC RISING STAR CLARA SHEN & TATIANA CHERNICHKA | BEETHOVEN | VIOLIN SONATA NO. 3 OP. 12 | 2021

 

 

Name: Clara Shen
Violin: 1740 Antonio Testore  on generous loan from the Deutsche Musik Stiftung
Bow: Luan Ruy
Strings: Thomastik Vision Titanium Solo | Pirastro Passione E String
Accessories: Larsen Rosin | Kun Shoulder Rest
Teacher: Paul Roczek | Ingolf Turban | Sonja Korkeala
School: Mozarteum University Salzburg | University of Music and Performing Arts Munich

Website: https://www.clara-shen-violin.com/en/start-en/

Instagram: @clarashenviolin

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YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyzRJwuayfJozPFgglDOa4g