Catherina Lendle

Artist photo of Catherina Lendle - Violin

Catherina Lendle received her training at the music conservatories in Detmold, Hanover, Freiburg and Zurich/Winterthur under Ulf Schneider, Latica Honda-Rosenberg and Nora Chastain. She has performed many times as a soloist with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional del Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador and the Staatsorchester Kassel, among others. In 1998 she won 1st prize at the Louis-Spohr-Wettbewerb in Kassel and 2nd prize at the 1st International Violin Competition in Lisbon in 2004; and in 2001 she was a grant recipient of the Stiftung Villa Musica.

She founded the Iris Quartet in 2005, with whom she completed her chamber music studies under Walter Levin, S. Hamann and Rainer Schmidt, in Basel amongst others. In 2009, the Iris Quartet emerged as the only winner of the Wettbewerb der Basler Orchestergesellschaft für junge Musikerinnen und Musiker and received an advancement award by the Stiftung Villa Musica shortly thereafter. This was followed by an invitation to the MISQA at McGill University in Montreal in 2011.

Numerous chamber music concerts led them to Italy, Japan, Canada and Switzerland. Since 2016 she has been a member of the SWR Symphonieorchester Stuttgart. From 2013 to 2016, she was an assistant to Latica Honda-Rosenberg at the Berlin University of the Arts, and since 2019 she has been acting professor of violin at the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover.

Photography: Peter Hecking

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