ABOUZAHRA, Amira • Deutschland, 25.12.2005
Amira studied with Alexander Gawrilenko, Gábor Homoki and Eszter Haffner, and since 2019 she is a student Dora Schwarzberg at the University for Music and Performing Arts in Vienna. She made her orchestra debut at the age of seven. As a soloist, Amira has since performed with orchestras such as the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, Concerto Budapest, Kremerata Baltica, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Budapest String Orchestra, Opera Orchestra Budapest, MÁV Symphony Orchestra and many others. Amira has performed at numerous venues worldwide, such as Lincoln Center New York, Philharmonie Berlin, Cairo Opera House, Covent Garden London, Royal Opera House Muscat, Alexandria Opera House, Palace of Arts Budapest, Budapest Music Center, Expo Milano, Old Parliament House Singapore, Europe Palace Strasbourg and the Pearl Tower Shanghai. She has been invited to perform in numerous festivals like Festival Academy Budapest, IMS Prussa Cove, György Cziffra Festival, Operalia Gala by Plácido Domingo, etc. She won 1st prizes at the A. Grumiaux International Violin Competition (Belgium 2020), Oradea 2021, Ilona Fehér Violin Competition in Hungary (2017), among others. Amira was a scholar of the Domhof Foundation and is a member artist of Yehudi Menuhin’s Live Music Now. Together with her sister Mariam, Amira recorded all works for 2 violins by Hungarian composer Sándor Szokolay for the Szokolay Foundation and she currently plays on a Tononi violin (1760).
J.S. Bach: Partita I h-Moll, BWV 1002 – Allemanda, Double, Corrente, Double
H. Wieniawski: Caprice no.7 op.10 "La Cadenza"
F. Kreisler: Recitative und Scherzo Op. 6
F. Kreisler: Praeludium und Allegro
F. Schubert: Fantasie in C-Dur für Violine und Klavier Op. 159, D. 934
G. Kurtág: In Nomine - all'ongherese für Violine solo (2001)
V. Prihoda - R. Strauss: Rosenkavalier Walzer
F. Kreisler: La Gitana
Finale I und Gala Final
L.V. Beethoven: Konzert für Violine und Orchester in D-Dur op. 61