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Claire Bourg has been praised for being in “total command of music and instrument with an excellent sense of style and character” (Maestro Lawrence Rapchak).
She has appeared as a soloist performing in such venues as Chicago’s Orchestra Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston. She recently was named the second prize winner of the 2020 Barbash Bach Competition and awarded the 2021 Luminarts Fellowship. A passionate chamber musician, Claire Bourg has attended festivals such as Marlboro, Yellow Barn, Ravinia, and IMS Prussia Cove. She performs regularly with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players, Music for Food and Curtis on Tour.
Claire Bourg enjoys working with contemporary composers, having worked with Bright Sheng and Augusta Read Thomas. She currently serves as the concertmaster of Symphony in C in Philadelphia. Claire Bourg has studied with Miriam Fried, Pamela Frank, and Arnold Steinhardt. She currently holds a Kovner Fellowship at the Juilliard School where she studies with Joseph Lin.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 1
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for solo violin in A minor, BWV 1003
Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for solo violin, op. 27 No. 5
On stage: 27.09.2021, 7:30 p.m.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 2
Franz Schubert: Fantasy in C major, D 934
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata for violin and piano in A major, KV 305
On stage: 30.09.2021, 12:50 p.m.
Accompanied by Thomas Hoppe.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concert for violin and orchestra in B flat major, KV 207
Béla Bartók: Divertimento, Sz 113
On stage: 04.10.2021, 6:00 p.m.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 2
Leoš Janáček: Sonata for violin and piano
Eric Tanguy: Sonata Brève for solo violin
Robert Schumann: Sonata for violin and piano No. 2 in D minor, op. 121
Joseph Haydn: String quartet movement
On stage: 06.10.2021, 3:00 p.m.
Johannes Brahms: Concert for violin and orchestra in D major, op. 77
Manfred Trojahn: To be played in the garden