BERENICE CHRISTIN TERWEY

violin

Berenice Christin Terwey studied violin in the masterclass of Davina van Wely (Sweelinck Conservatory Amsterdam), a pupil of Georges Enescu. She completed her studies with Dame Moura Lympany und Yvonne Loriod-Messiaen in Paris.

She started taking piano and violin lessons when she was only 4 years old. Two years later she started school, being put into the third academic school year immedeatly. At the age of fourteen, she passed her Abitur (university entrance qualification) with flying colours. and started in the same year a study of mathematics and computer science.

She plays a Stradivarius (1698), made available to her for life by a patron.

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The previous stations in her career to date have included such prestigious venues as the Teatro Colsubsidio Roberto Arias Pérez Bogotá (Columbia), the Auditorium UFM Guatemala City, the Philharmonic Hall of Mexico City (Great Hall Revueltas), the Tonhalle Zurich, the Gala Patek Philippe Geneva, the Laeiszhalle Hamburg, the St. John‘s Smith Square London, the Great Festival Hall Salzburg, the Janacek Theatre Brno, the Gewandhaus Leipzig, Philharmonie Gasteig Munich, Music Academy Budapest, Teatro Ghione Rome, Palau de la Música (Iturbi Hall) Valencia/Spain, the Tonhalle Dusseldorf, the Concertgebouw Haarlem, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Centre of Culture + Congress Lucerne, Festival Zermatt, the International Festival of Music Lucerne, Festival Marovian Autumn, the Festival Sommets Musicaux Gstaad, the Festival Semana Musical Llao Llao Argentina, Open Air Festival Santa Lucía de Monterrey, Festival Bravissimo Guatemala, Festival Zermatt, West-Brabant Muziekfestival, International Music Festival Castle Weilburg etc...

 

As a soloist she has collaborated with conductors and orchestras such as Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Dresden and Brno Philharmonic (M. Plasson, A. Ceccato, M. Sieghart respectively), Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México, Orquesta de Guatemala (Richard Pittman), Orquesta Sinfónica de Aguascalientes (Ramón Revueltas), MDR-Symphony (P. Järvi, M. Viotti), Festival Strings Lucerne, Chamber Orchestra Prague, Baden-Wurttemberg Chamber Orchestra, Dohnanyi Symphony Orchestra (A. Ligeti), State Philharmonic Orchestra Ucrania, Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (Carlos Miguel Prieto, Jac van Steen), North West German Philharmonic (Heiko Matthias Förster), ...