Cornelia Gradwohl, Prof. Mag.

Contact: cornelia.gradwohl@haydnkons.at

Education:

  • Study with Professors Gahl, Schmid, Epstein and Kovacic and participation in numerous master classes
  • 2005: Graduation with highest honors and an achievement award from the University of Vienna
  • Prizes and competitions:
    • Prize winner in various competitions (Jugend Musiziert, “Gradus ad Parnassum”, Stefanie Hohl Violin Competition)
    • 1996 Christa Richter Steiner Prize from the Association of Friends of the Mozarteum
    • Winner of the international competition Alpe Adria “Alfredo Marcosig” in Gorizia
    • Winner of the violin competition for  the Ö1 violin, a Ceruti 1840-50, upon which she played for two years (2003-2005)

Pedagogical Experience:

  • Instructor at the Weiz Baroque Days (Austria)
  • Orchestra work with the AB Art Orchestra Bulgaria
  • Since 2007: Violin studio at the Joseph Haydn Conservatory Eisenstadt

Artistic Experience:

  • Soloist with orchestras:
    • 1998 Debut in the Great Hall of the Mozarteum Salzburg (Paganini‘s Violin Concerto)
    • Soloist in the Palace Theater Schwetzingen (Germany) under Jiri Malat, appearances at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Schloß Grafenegg, Austrian Festival St. Gallen and numerous other festivals
    • Regular soloist at the Congress Innsbruck (most recently with the Tyrol Symphony Orchestra under Dietfried Bernet 2006)
    • Numerous solo appearances with the AB Art Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra Orpheo, Bulgaria, under Raicho Christov
    • Soloist with the State Orchestra Marocco
    • Soloist at the Montagnana Festival, Italy, with the Orchestre di Padua e del Veneto under Piero Toso
  • Chamber music and recitals:
    • Chamber music in the Vienna Musikverein (with Ferhan and Ferzan Önder), Wiener Konzerthaus, Radiokulturhaus Wien
    • Chamber music concerts in London, Germany, Italy, with musicians including Ernst Kovacic, Franz Bartholomey (solo cellist of the Vienna Philharmonic) and others
    • Regular chamber music concerts with the Salzburger Hofmusik and Wolfgang Brunner (Baroque music on original instruments)
    • Appearances with the Haydn Festival Eisenstadt, Neuberger Culture Days, Festival Con Anima, and others
  • Concertmistress of orchestras: Vienna Bach Soloists (2003-2005), Salzburger Hofmusik (orchestra playing original instruments) as well as numerous appearances as concertmistress of various orchestras, performances with der Camerata Salzburg
  • Since 2013 member of the piano Trio Haydn Chamber Ensemble with Hannes Gradwohl Violoncello and Luca Monti piano.
  • Recordings:
    • Label Gramola(Austria)
      Haydn Chamber Ensemble:Works by Schubert,Mozart and Haydn
      “The right tempo” Works by Hans Gal- Label Ars Production(Germany)
      I. Pleyel: Concert for Violin and Orchestra
      I. Pleyel: Sinfonia Concertante for Viola,Violin and Orchestra
      I. Pleyel: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin Piano and Orchestra
      I. Pleyel: Trios for fortepiano with violin and violoncello (Recording with historical instruments)
    • Label 11-11(Germany)
      J.S.Bach: Partitas for Violin Solo
    • ORF: “Solo”( Works by Bach, Ysaye, Boulez and others)

In June 2007, in recognition of her active national and international concert activity, Cornelia Löscher received the loan of a Bergonzi violin by the Österreichische Nationalbank.