This is a Virtual Groupmuse.
Connect to great musicians and a warm and welcoming community over live performances streamed into your home.
Groupmuse Benefit Live from Dresden!
Sat, April 11, 2020 7:00 PM, CEST
For this Groupmuse livestream, we are so excited to introduce to you all a superb violinist based in Germany, Lukas Stepp.
The only "ticket" for this concert is a $3 RSVP fee! However, feel free to contribute to the Groupmuse Musician Relief Fund, an emergency fund that supports musicians financially impacted by cancellations due to COVID-19.
A Little Eighth Note: We recently created a partner nonprofit 501(c)3, but our Musician Relief Fund link is not currently setup to receive tax deductible donations. If you would like to make a tax-deductible donation (in the United States) to the Musician Relief Fund, please contact Mosa: mosa [at] groupmuse.com to find out how your donation can be tax deductible!
ABOUT THE ARTIST: German violinist Lukas Stepp has appeared as a soloist and chamber musician at festivals throughout Europe and the United States. He has received prizes at competitions including the Klassikpreis Münster, Concertino Praga, Charles Hennen Concours, the youth prize of the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Brahms Competition, Portugal’s Competition Julio Cardona, and Schoenfeld String Competition in Harbin, China. As a soloist, he has performed with Kärntener Symphoniker, Macau Youth Orchestra, Youth Orchestra of Baden-Wurttemberg, Stuttgarter Philharmoniker, and Staatsorchester Hildesheim.
Lukas is a graduate of Hanns Eisler and The Juilliard School. His past teachers include Feng Ning, Stephan Picard, and Ida Kavafian. His studies in the U.S. were sponsored by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Since 2013, Lukas performs on a 1663 Andrea Guarneri Violin, generously on loan from the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben Hamburg.
Kreisler: Recitativo und Scherzo
J.S. Bach: E Dur Partita, BWV 1006: Preludio, Loure, Gavotte
H.I.F. von Biber: “Passagalia”
N. Milstein: Paganiniana