BIOGRAPHY

"The mastery of an instrument ..."

"One of the most outstanding violinists of her generation ... "

"Music from another star!"


Liv Migdal discovered her love of the violin at the early age of three. She is now considered one of the major violinists of the new generation. Her expressive, lyrical style has moved and enthused both audiences and critics alike.

The young violinist began her artistic training at the age of 11 under Christiane Hutcap at the Academy for Music and Theatre in Rostock, where she graduated with excellence. She completed a Masters study under Igor Ozim at the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
Since then she has been the recipient of many awards at international competitions, received grants from a range of renowned foundations and performed in many leading concert houses all over the world. These include the Laeiszhalle/Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, the Taipeh Concert Hall, Beethovenhalle Bonn, the large auditorium in the Salzburg Mozarteum, the Stuttgart Liederhalle, the Munich Herkulessaal and the Berlin Konzerthaus.          

Liv Migdal has performed in many European countries, in Israel and Asia. She regularly plays recitals at important international festivals and has been a soloist with renowned orchestras and conductors including Reinhard Goebel, Wojciech Rajski and Cornelius Meister. Her acclaimed debut concert at the Salzburg Mozart Festival followed the release of her first CD featuring sonatas by Beethoven, Debussy and Strauss, and accompanied by Marian Migdal on the piano. The CD was highly praised by international critics and received the Supersonic Award is recognition of its outstanding quality.

In November 2015 she will be releasing a further CD on the Naxos label where she is also accompanied by the magnificent pianist Marian Migdal: this will be a world premiere of works for violin and piano by the brothers Henryk and Józef Wieniawski.
Amongst the highlights in 2016 are festival appearances and tours of Germany, Norway, Poland, Austria, the Czech Republic, Israel and Korea as well as the release of her third CD, the Eight Seasons by Vivaldi and Piazzolla. This was recorded after a highly successful appearance in the Dortmund Concert House with the Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin.

One of Liv Migdal’s forthcoming high points in the 2015/16 season will be her appearance as a soloist with the Young German Philharmonic Orchestra under Jonathan Nott at the Festival Concert to mark the 25th anniversary of German Reunification on 3rd October in Berlin. The concert will be broadcast live by ZDF television.