Mira Foron

Mira Foron


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Described as possessing a talent “going far beyond just technical brilliance”, Mira made her debut at the age of 14 Mira at the Zürich Tonhalle, performing Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto. Aged 16, she was selected to represent Germany at the Eurovision Young Musicians competition in Edinburgh, and performed in the finale with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Thomas Dausgaard. She has given recitals at Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Copenhagen summer festival and solo concerts at the Berlin Philharmonic, the Vienna Konzerthaus and Göteborg Konserthus. Mira was invited by Anne Sophie Mutter to perform as one of “Mutter’s Virtuosi” at her Jubilee Concerts at the Salzburger Festspiele as well as in the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden. Currently, she is a student of Julia Fischer’s at the Musikhochschule in Munich. She holds scholarships from the Mozart Gesellschaft Dortmund and the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.

Mira was born into an international family of musicians in Stuttgart. Both of her parents are cellists and her brother Nicolò Umberto Foron is a pianist and conductor. Her mother being Italian and her father German, Mira grew up bilingually. She began studying the violin at the age of five and was immediately given a place as a child student at the Musikhochschule in Hannover. She subsequently studied with Boris Garlitsky at the Folkwang-Universitat Essen, with Koh Gabriel Kameda at the Musikhochschule in Detmold, and with Kolja Blacher at the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule in Berlin. She has participated in master-classes with Daniel Hope, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Josef Rissin, Zakhar Bron, Mihaela Martin and Ana Chumachenco at, among other locations, the Kronberg Academy. Mira is currently a student of Julia Fischer’s at the Munich Concervatory.

Recent performances include Sibelius’ Violin Concerto at the Konzerthaus Dortmund with the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine conducted by Volodymyr Sirenko (the recording of which has become a smash hit on YouTube).

Upcoming engagements include concerts with the Dortmunder Philharmoniker and Staatsorchester Stuttgart.

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