Ulrike-Anima Mathé
Germany, °1964
VIOLIN 1989 : Fifth Prize
Ulrike-Anima Mathé, recognized as one of the most outstanding German violin soloists of present time, has studied with Françoise Zöldy in Basel, Dorothy DeLay at the Juilliard School in New York and with Tibor Varga in Detmold. As soloist with well-known orchestras such as the Czech Philharmonic, the Stuttgarter Chamber Orchestra and the Hungarian Radio Orchestra she has received praising reviews for her fascinating interpretations, her suggestive expressiveness and her intelligent sensibility.

International awards - for example the European Violin Competition 1985 in Vienna, the Young Concert Artists Audition 1988 in New York or the Queen Elisabeth Competition 1989 - were followed by engagements at internationally respected concerthalls such as Alice Tully-Hall in New York, the Kennedy Center in Washington, the Philharmonie in Berlin resp. Cologne and the Mozarteum in Salzburg.

Ulrike-Anima Mathé is a sought-after soloist at numerous festivals such as Schwetzingen, Lucerne and Salzburg. As a chamber musician she is a regular guest at festivals such as Marlboro, Lockenhaus, Prussia Cove and Hitzacker. Her involvement with Contemporary Music and the studies of Historical Perform-ance Practice have added to her artistic profile.

She has recorded for Dorian Recordings the complete Reger Solosonatas op. 91, the Korngold violin concerto with the Dallas Symphony and a Kreisler album with Sam Sanders.

In 1999 Ulrike-Anima Mathé was appointed as violin professor at the Musikhochschule Detmold.
Final (01/06/1989)
André Laporte Fantasia Rondino Con Tema Reale
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata n. 32 in B flat major KV 454
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
Ulrike-Anima Mathé, violin
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Georges Octors
Semi-final (19/05/1989)
Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Daniel Capelletti Fleurs du Mal n. 1
Manuel de Falla Danse espagnole (La vida breve)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Henryk Wieniawski Fantaisie brillante sur des thèmes de Faust op. 20
Ulrike-Anima Mathé, violin
Scott Faigen, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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