Antje Weithaas

“Weithaas plays with vigour and power, als well as a willingness to stop and smell the flowers along the way. Her playing is lush and sweet-toned.”


“Antje Weithaas is one of the great violinists of our time.”


Brimful of energy, Antje Weithaas’ brings her compelling musical intelligence and technical mastery to every detail of the music. Her charisma and stage presence are captivating, but never overshadow the works themselves. She has a wide-ranging repertoire that includes the great concertos by Mozart, Beethoven and Schumann, new works such as Jörg Widmann’s Violin Concerto, modern classics by Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Gubaidulina, and lesser performed concertos by Hartmann and Schoeck.


Antje Weithaas awarded the BBC Music Magazine "Concerto" Award 2021

Antje Weithaas awarded the BBC Music Magazine "Concerto" Award 2021

The BBC Music Magazine "Concerto" Award 2021 winner is Antje Weithaas with her Schumann Violin Concerto recording - “A truly compelling performance” (Michael Beek/BBC Music Magazine) - with the NDR Radiophilharmonie, Andrew Manze and Maximilian Hornung (cello, Brahms Double Concerto) on the label cpo.

Watch the official BBC Music Magazine trailer introducing the winners of this year's BBC Music Magazine Awards (Antje Weithaas starting at 8:10).


Excerpts from a solo recital in Madrid, 24 February 2018. On the programme Partitas Nos. 2 & 3 by Johann Sebastian Bach and Sonatas Nos. 3 & 5 by Eugène Ysaÿe.

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