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Violinist Ava Bahari © Sylvain Barrès

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Harrison Parrott has announced the signing of Swedish violinist Ava Bahari.

Bahari was mentored by Per Enoksson in Sweden before moving to Berlin in 2015 for studies at Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin with Kolja Blacher. In 2021, she also completed a degree at the Accademia Stauffer in Cremona, Italy. In the spring of 2024, she will receive her ‘Konzertexamen’ Diploma from Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin.

Bahari has received numerous awards, including third prize at the Premio Paganini Competition in Genoa, fourth prize at the Concours International Tibor Varga in Sion in 2021, and first prize at the Aurora Music Competition in Stockholm in 2019. She performed her debut of Schönberg’s Violin Concerto with Gothenburg Symphony under the baton of Pekka Kuusisto. Other notable orchestra collaborations include Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, Baden-Baden Philharmonie, Malmö Symfoniorkester. She regularly works with conductors such as Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Ryan Bancroft.

As a chamber musician she has appeared at renowned festivals including Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Festival Aix-en-Provence and Santander Music Festival and has performed recitals at Seoul Arts Center, Museo del Violino Cremona and Konzerthaus Berlin.

Upcoming highlights include concerts with Tokyo Symphony Orchestra (Jonathan Nott) and Philharmonia Orchestra (Santtu-Matias Rouvali). 

She plays on a violin G.F Pressenda, made in Turin 1829, on loan by the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

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