Artist Bio

Nina Bernat, double bass

Twenty-three-year-old double bassist Nina Bernat, acclaimed for her interpretive maturity, expressive depth, and technical clarity, emerges onto the world stage with awards and accolades, thrilling audiences everywhere. In 2023, Bernat was honored as a recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant and winner of the Concert Artists Guild Elmaleh Competition. Recent first prizes include the Barbash J. S. Bach String Competition, Minnesota Orchestra Young Artist Competition, Juilliard Double Bass Competition, and 2019 International Society of Bassists Solo Competition. She joins the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as a member of the Bowers Program in 2024. Bernat’s 2023–24 season includes a concerto debut with the Minnesota Orchestra and performances as Guest Principal of the Oslo Philharmonic. She is currently completing her graduate degree at the Juilliard School.

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