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Anne-Sophie Mutter

Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)

Born: 29th June 1963, Rheinfelden, Baden-Württemberg, West Germany

Nationality: German

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Anne-Sophie Mutter is a German violinist. Born and raised in Rheinfelden, Baden-Württemberg, Mutter started playing the violin at age five and continued studies in Germany and Switzerland. She was supported early in her career by Herbert von Karajan and made her orchestral debut with the Berlin Philharmonic in 1977. Since Mutter gained prominence in the 1970s and 1980s, she has recorded over 50 albums and performed as a soloist with leading orchestras worldwide and as a recitalist. Her primary instrument is the Lord Dunn–Raven Stradivarius violin.

Further Reading: Anne-Sophie Mutter

Recording of the Week, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Mutter's Virtuosi

The violinist and her ensemble of virtuoso string players present a dazzingly eclectic programme of works by Vivaldi, Bach, Bologne, and André Previn.

Recording of the Week, John Williams conducts Anne-Sophie Mutter in his new Violin Concerto

John Williams continues his collaboration with violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter, joining forces with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the world premiere recording of his Violin Concerto No. 2.

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