Claudia Ajmone-Marsan, violin

Born of Italian and Danish parentage, the violinist Claudia Ajmone-Marsan is a member of Ensemble 360. She is a regular guest with Camerata Bern, Camerata Nordica and Ensemble Modern. She served as co-principal second violin of the Philharmonia Orchestra in London under C. von Dohnanyi, principal second of the European Union Chamber Orchestra and the Kammerphilharmonie Amade, Germany.

Always active as a chamber musician, Claudia was a co-founder of the award winning Quince Quartet with whom she performed all over Europe. She has been featured live on BBC Radio 3, and on Israeli, Belgian and Swedish radio stations. Claudia has played in festivals such as the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Aspen Music Festival, the International Musician’s Seminar in Prussia Cove run by Steven Isserlis, Perth Festival in Australia, Wellington Festival in New Zealand, the Flanders Festival, the Santander Festival in Spain and the international Chamber music Festival in Hong Kong.

As a soloist, Claudia has appeared with the Copenhagen Chamber Soloists, Oberlin Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, and Kammerphilharmonie Amadé. With the Cologne Chamber Orchestra she performed on tour throughout Europe, in concert halls such as the Kölner Philharmonie, the Prinzregententheater in Munich, as well as the Théatre des Champs Elysées in Paris.

A graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School in England, Claudia studied at the Manhattan School of Music with Sylvia Rosenberg and subsequently with Roland and Almita Vamos at the Oberlin Conservatory, Ohio, where she received her Bachelor of Music degree. In 2001 she completed her postgraduate studies with Prof. Mihaela Martin at the Hochschule für Musik Köln.