Tabea Zimmermann, who considers herself “a musician who plays the viola”, is one of the most beloved and renowned artists of our time. As winner of the international Ernst von Siemens Music Prize 2020, artist in residence of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra for the 2019/20 season and of the Berliner Philharmoniker in 2020/2021, Tabea Zimmermann is widely acknowledged for her unfailingly high standards and tireless enthusiasm for sharing her love of music with audiences. Fellow musicians and listeners alike value her charismatic personality and deep musical understanding. Her work with orchestras is also guided by the ideals of her experience as a chamber musician, where artistic integrity is paramount.
As a soloist she regularly works with the most distinguished orchestras worldwide including the Orchestre de Paris, London Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, and Czech Philharmonic. Following residencies in Weimar, Luxembourg, Hamburg, and with the Bamberg Symphony, Tabea Zimmermann was artist in residence with Ensemble Resonanz in 2013/14 and 2014/15.