Geneva International String Academy

1-10 July 2022: Geneva, Switzerland

Masterclasses with Noemie Bialobroda and Alfred Brendel, additional mentorship from Peter Bruns

Solo and chamber music performances in the Société de Lecture and Museum Barbier-Mueller


Solo repertoire:
Ligeti Solo Sonata mvmts I&II, Hindemith Solo Sonata 11/5 mvmt IV, Walton Concerto

Chamber repertoire:
Tchaikovsky Souvenir de Florence string sextet, Vieuxtemps Elegie

Askar Salimdjanov, violin (Tchaikovsky)
Helene Freytag, violin (Tchaikovsky)
Haean Kwon, viola (Tchaikovsky)
Peter Bruns, cello (Tchaikovsky)
Tamir Naaman Pery, cello (Tchaikovsky)
Hunju Sohnn, piano (Vieuxtemps)

Hummus with my host

Performing Hindemith at the museum

Swiss streets

Vieuxtemps with Hunju

Hermance at night

My host's beautiful backyard

Group photo with Alfred Brendel

Viola power with Haean

Viola group photo (+ Hunju!)

After a fun Vieuxtemps performance

Duck with sweet potatoes

View on the bus ride back to my host

Post-Tchaikovsky applause