One of the most creative and versatile musicians of his generation, German-born Friedemann Eichhorn’s artistic activities range from performing early Baroque music on period instruments to classical and contemporary works with renowned orchestras and chamber music partners. Recent highlights include performances with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin under the baton of Christoph Eschenbach, and the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia under Sir Antonio Pappano. Among many other works, Friedemann Eichhorn rediscovered and first recorded the complete violin concertos of French virtuoso Pierre Rode. He has also given the world premieres of Fazıl Say’s Violin Concerto No. 2 and Violin Sonata No. 2. Eichhorn studied with Valery Gradow, Alberto Lysy and Margaret Pardee and graduated from the Mannheim University of Music, the International Menuhin Music Academy and The Juilliard School. He also earned a PhD in musicology from the University of Mainz. Eichhorn holds a violin professorship at the University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar and is artistic director of the Kronberg Academy. He plays the ex-Huberman violin by Jean Baptiste Vuillaume from 1856.