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Zuiderstrandtheater, Den Haag
Aula der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
St. Nikolaikirche Kiel
Universitetets aula, Oslo
Theater & Congres Orpheus Apeldoorn
Musis Sacrum, Arnhem
Concertgebouw De Vereeniging, Nijmegen
Konzerthalle Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach Frankfurt (Oder)
Cultural Bureau of Hualien County Auditorium
National Taichung Theater
National Theatre and Concert Hall Taipei
Antje Weithaas’ latest escapade is just a little bit crazy; in May with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra she will perform three violin concertos by Bruch, Mendelssohn and Tchaikovsky. The violinist is attempting this “solo triple” for the first time, but such a mentally and physically ambitious undertaking is nothing new to her. “I very often do very challenging projects, like playing the complete Bach for Violin solo in one concert, or leading entire Chamber Orchestra programs including a solo concerto without conductor,” she explains. Also challenging is the fact that this trip to Japan falls at the end of a residency in Schwetzingen, where she presents chamber music, solo works and leads the Camerata Bern....
In November, Antje Weithaas celebrated her 50th birthday with a special performance at the Konzerthaus Berlin with the Camerata Bern, the chamber orchestra she has led since 2009. Ahead of the concert, we spoke to her about her multi-faceted career as a soloist, chamber musician and teacher, and why she is always looking for something new....