Young Artists Foundation nominated for Opus Klassik
The Young Artists Foundation has been nominated in the category of Preis Für Nachwuchsförderung. The entire team is thrilled at the announcement, and we are excited at the next year of work ahead. The ceremony will be held at the Konzerthaus Berlin in October.
Tiffany Poon awarded Rheingau Music Festival’s Hessen Agency Young Artist Prize
Young Artists Foundation Fellow, Tiffany Poon has been awarded one of the Hessen Agency’s Young Artist Prizes for her performance at the KlassikMarathon of the 2019 Rheingau Music Festival. She, along with the other participants at Schloss Johannesburg were individually awarded prizes to support their budding careers.
Tiffany Poon to make debut on Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Star Series
Young Artists Foundation Fellow, Tiffany Poon will make her debut on the prestigious Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Star Series in Kalamazoo Michigan on September 22, 2019. She will perform a program which includes Scarlatti, Haydn, Libermann, Chopin, and Schumann. The performance will be LiveStreamed on the Festival’s social channels, and available for catch up on YouTube.
Tiffany Poon to participate in the Kissinger KlavierOlymp of the 2020 Kissinger Sommer Festival
Young Artists Foundation Fellow, Tiffany Poon has been invited to participate as a soloist in the upcoming Kissinger KlavierOlymp of the 2020 Kissinger Sommer Festival. She will precent a full program on the evening of October 4, 2019 at the Rossini Saal in Bad Kissingen of works by Scarlatti, Schumann, Chopin, Liebermann, and Beethoven. She joins five other invited young soloists to compete to play with the festival orchestra at the 2020 Kissinger Sommer Festival, and all six will be invited next summer to give recitals and participate in the festival.
Cosima Soulez Larivière to participate in 2019 Ravinia Festival’s Steans Music Institute
Young Artists Foundation Fellow, Cosima Soulez Larivière has been chosen as a fellow of the Ravinia Festival’s 2019 Steans Music Institute. The Institute, housed at the Ravinia Festival and summer home of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is a program for young professional musicians which focuses on interpretation and chamber music. She will be in residence at the Ravinia Festival in the summer of 2019 where she will perform chamber works with the other fellows under the guidance of an impressive faculty of musicians including violinists Pamala Frank, Mark Steinberg, and program director Miram Fried.
Tiffany Poon to participate in Facebook Live Stream from the Dresden Music Festival (5 June 2019)
Young Artists Foundation Fellow, Tiffany Poon, will participate in a Facebook Live stream from the Dresden Music Festival on Friday, June 8. The stream will be available worldwide beginning at 14.30CEST, and follows an online poll which will be used to determine the works on her program. The poll will be available on Tiffany Poon’s social channels beginning at 13.30CEST and will last an hour. The goal of the project, part of her participation in the Boheme 2020 Project of the 2019 Dresden Music Festival, is to bring together online and offline audiences to facilitate a way to connect artist and audience. The concert, free for both online and offline audiences, will stream directly from the Frauenkirche in Dresden.
Tiffany Poon – German and Austrian Concert Dates (19 March 2019)
Klavier Festival Ruhr
Sunday, 12. May 2019 · Essen-Werden, Haus Fuhr
Joseph Haydn · Sonata in Eb Major Hob. XVI:52
Frédéric Chopin · Nocturne in c-minor op. 48/1
Nocturne in e minor op. 72/1
Ballade Nr. 4 in f minor op. 52
Johann Sebastian Bach · French Suite Nr. 5 in GMajor BWV 816
Robert Schumann · Fantasie in C-Dur op. 17
17. August 2019, 19 Uhr
Next Generation Classic-Marathon · For outstanding young masters
The Rheingau Music Festival gives outstanding young artists a stage! The popular series “Classic Marathon” gives these dynamically different young artists their first introduction to the audiences at the Rheingau Music Festival.
27. Moritzburg Festival
4. to 18. August 2019
Program and dates to be determined
Philharmonie Salzburg · Abokonzert
Wednesday · 29. April 2020, 19:30
Großer Saal Mozarteum, Salzburg
with conductor Elisabeth Fuchs
Johannes Brahms · Piano Concerto No. 1 in d-minor op. 15
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Mira Marie Foron (15), violin
„A huge fortune for me is that I don’t have stage fright. Concerts and competitions are goals I work towards. They motivate me.”
Mira Foron plays the violin since the age of five. In the same year, she became junior student with professor Ina Kertscher at the Institut zur Früh-Förderung musikalisch Hochbegabter an der Musikhochschule Hannover.
In the year 2012 she changed to the Folkwang Universität Essen and continued her studies at the Musikhochschule Detmold with professor Gabriel Kameda in winter 2015.
Since 2008, Mira participated in competitions of the Jugend musiziert regularly and won several, including the Bundeswettbewerb, of them with the highest possible score and other international competitions like la Flame in Paris in the category solo violin as well as the Förderpreis (foster award) at the international competition for adult violinists of the Anton Rubinstein Akademie Düsseldorf at the age of 13. Furthermore, Mira won the first prize at the Ferdinand Trimborn Förderpreis NRW 2016. In the year 2017, Anne Sophie Mutter invited her to play at Mutter’s Virtuosi in Salzburg.
Mira Foron performed as a soloist at the Festival Stars at the Rhine in Basel. With the Sibelius violin concert she appeared in Gelsenkirchen and Nordhorn conducted by Christian van den Berg. More concert activities are planned with the Beethoven violin concert in Basel as well as the Tschaikowski violin concert with the philharmonic orchestra Rostock under the baton of Marcus Bosch.
Since March 2015 Mira plays a violin of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben. Since 2017 she also plays an instrument of the Landessammlung Baden-Württemberg after she got first place at the audition.