Isabel Charisius
Instrument: violin

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General Information

Isabel Charisius is one of the leading violists and chamber musicians of her generation. She plays the extraordinary ABQ-Viola of Lawrence Storioni from the year 1780.



solo violist

solo violist

solo violist

solo violist for the Lucerne Festival, the Munich Philharmonic and the Auditorio Nacional in Madrid

concerts with leading ensembles such as the Belcea Quartet and the Quatuor Ysaÿe 

collaborations with acclaimed artists, e.g. Angelika Kirchschlager, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Alexander Lonquich, Yvonne Naef, Maurizio Pollini, Heinrich Schiff, Christianne Stotijn, Roger Vignoles, Caroline Widmann, Jörg Widmann und Christian Zacharias

dedicated to the promotion and development of young ensembles from around the world, with which she performs internationally in renowned concert halls and at festivals

professor at universities in Cologne and Lucerne

master classes in chamber music and viola at prestigious institutions (Guildhall School of Music and Drama/London, Britten-Pears School/Aldeburgh, El Encuentro de Música y Academia/Santander, Dutch String Quartet Academy/Amsterdam, University of the Arts Berlin)

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