Artist Bio

Erik Schumann, violin

Erik Schumann, born in Cologne in 1982 as the son of German / Romanian-Japanese parents, is frequently invited to perform as a soloist with orchestras in Europe, Asia and the USA, among them are the NDR Symphonic Orchestras Hamburg / Hanover, Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, Dusseldorf Symphony Orchestra, the Vienna and the Zurich Chamber Orchestras, Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre National de France, Sinfonia Varsovia, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra as well as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the National Symphony Orchestra Washington. Conductors he worked with include Christoph Eschenbach, Gianandrea Noseda, Jiri Belohlavek and Vassily Sinaisky. Erik Schumann has performed in numerous important concert halls, including the Prince Regent’s Theatre Munich, the Philharmonie in Cologne, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Konzerthaus Vienna, Tonhalle Zurich, Victoria Hall Geneva, Musikhalle Hamburg, Stadtcasino Basel, Suntory Hall Tokio, Seoul Arts Center, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Salle Pleyel Paris as well as the Louvre.

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