Julia Hagen

3rd prize winner at the 2018 Prague Spring International Competition
A noteworthy figure whose father is Clemens, a world-famous cellist



Born in 1995. She began playing the cello at the age of 5 and studied with Detlef Mirke in Salzburg. From 2007 to 2011, he studied at the Mozarteum Conservatory under Enrico Bronzi, then in Vienna under Reinhard Ratzko, from autumn 2013 under Heinrich Schiff, and in 2015 she studied under Jens-Peter Mainz in Berlin. From autumn 2019, he will receive a scholarship from the Kronberg Academy on the recommendation of Wolfgang Emanuel Schmidt.

She has won the Prima La Musica Competition, the Liezen International Cello Competition, the Mazzakraty International Cello Competition, and won the 2018 Prague Spring International Competition.

She has performed at the Suntory Hall, Konzerthaus Berlin, Musikverein Vienna, etc., and in the 2019/20 season she will feature performances with Renaud Capuçon and Igor Levitt at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Zurich Tonhalle, and London's Barbican.

In 2019, she released her first CD containing two Brahms cello sonatas and song arrangements.

The instrument she uses is Francesco Ruggelli made in 1684.

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