Jonna Simonsson

Date of birth: 23.11.2000 simonsson_jonna_web
Instrument: violin
Nationality: Swedish
Competition:

Øresunds Solist

2015
Prize:

1st Prize

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Jonna Simonsson was born on 23th November 2000 in Stockholm. She has been studying the violin since she was six and her pedagogue is Haiou Meng.

Jonna has won several awards. In 2012 she received first prize in solo and chamber at the 2012 International Music Competition in Stockholm and, in 2013, 2 days after she turned 13 she received 2nd price in International Savshinsky Competition (age 13-15 years old). In 2015, Jonna was the winner of Øresunds Solist Competition. She has received several awards and scholarships in Sweden and, in connection to receiving a scholarship from the municipal of Solna; she was honored to play for a couple a thousand people at the Swedish national day.

Jonna has performed many concerts in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Italy and participated in music festivals such as Båstad Chamber Music Festival, Copenhagen Summer Festival and Young Salomon Smith.

Jonna has participated in master classes with among others Alf Richard Kraggerud, Yair Kless, Felix Andrievsky, Mark Messenger, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Brian Dean, Ilya Grubert and Magnus Eriksson.

You can listen to Jonna here and here.

 

Repertoire

Solo:

J. S. Bach: Sonata 1 - Adagio, Fuga (BWV 1001)
J. S. Bach: Sonata 2 - Andante (BWV 1003)
J. S. Bach: Partita 3 in E Major (BWV 1006)
N. Paganini: Caprices No 13, 14, 15, 16, Op. 1

With piano:

T. Aulin: Fyra Akvareller
J. S. Bach: Violin Concerto No 1 in A minor (BWV 1041)
C. Beriot: Violin Concerto No 9 in A minor, Op. 104
C. Dancla: Air Variations No 1, Op. 89
A. Dvorak: Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53
J. Haydn: Violin Concerto No 2 in G Major, Hob. Vlla:4
F. Kreisler: Praeludium and Allegro in E minor
F. Kreisler: Sicilienne and Rigaudon
E. Lalo: Symphony Espagnol, Op. 21
F. Mendelssohn: Spring song, Op 62
F. Mendelssohn: On wings of song (No 2), Op 34
A. Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G-major, KV 216
N. Paganini: Cantabile, Op. 17  
N. Paganini - F.Kreisler: Moto perpetuo, Op 11
C. Saint Saens: Havanaise, Op. 83
P. Sarasate: Zapateado, Op. 23
C.P. Sarasate: Introduction and Tarantella, Op 43
A. Vivaldi: Four Seasons
H. Wieniawski: Violin Concerto No 2 in D minor, Op. 22 T. Vitali: Chaconne in G minor
E. Ysaye: Caprice d’après l’Etude en forme de valse de C. Saint-Saëns

Chamber music:

J.S. Bach: Double Violin Concerto in D minor (BWV 1043)
L. Beethoven: String Quartet No 1, Op. 18
A. Dvorak: “Dumky” Piano trio No 4 in E minor, Op. 90
H. Eccles: Sonata in G minor
G. Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50
N.W. Gade: Octet in F Major, Op. 17
J. Hellmesberger: Romance for four violins No 2, Op. 43
G.F. Händel - J. Halvorsen: Passacaglia
G.F. Händel: Sonata for two violins and piano in G minor, Op.2
F. Mendelssohn: String Quartet No 2 in A minor, Op.13
D. Milhaud: Suite for violin, clarinet and piano, Op. 157b
W.A. Mozart: Violin Sonata in G Major, KV 301
A. Piazolla: Primavera Portena (Spring)
G. Puccino: “Mio Babino Caro” (violin, violoncello, harp)
F. Schubert: Ave Maria, D839
D. Shostakovich: 5 pieces for 2 violins and piano
A. Vivaldi: Four Seasons


If you are interested in working with Jonna, please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

 

18.02.2004

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