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Stephanie Chase is internationally recognized as "one of the great violin figures of our era" (Newhouse News) for her solo appearances with more than 170 orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic and Chicago Symphony. , San Francisco, Atlanta, Baltimore and London. His performances have been acclaimed for their "elegance, dexterity, rhythmic vitality, and vivid imagination" (Boston Globe), "stunning power" (Louisville Courier-Journal), "unrivaled technique" (BBC Music Magazine), and "abounding virtuosity". "(Gramophone). "Known for her impeccable tuning" (Temperament, Stuart Isacoff), her playing is also characterized by "great intensity and tone, the epitome of the modern violinist" (The Baroque Cello Revival, Paul Laird).

Winner of the prestigious VII International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow, Stephanie Chase has presented concerts in twenty-five countries around the world and is a recipient of the respected Avery Fisher Career Grant. In recent seasons, his performances have been named "Classic Recording of the Decade" and "20 Concerts to Hear This Fall" by WQXR, as well as "Critics' Choice" by Musical America.

Stephanie Chase's repertoire is nourished by more than 60 Concertos for violin and orchestra. In his catalog of recordings there is the world's first recording of Beethoven's Violin Concerto (on Cala Records, with his own cadences). This has been defined as "one of the twenty most outstanding performances in the history of the work" (Beethoven: Violin Concerto, Cambridge University Press) and honored with the highest possible ratings by BBC Music Magazine and Classical CDs, including " Disc of the Month".

Born in Illinois, she had her mother as her first violin teacher. At the age of seven, he began studies in New York with Sally Thomas at the Juilliard School, a year later he made his debut with the Chicago Symphony and later embarked on national tours as a soloist and recitalist, making his debut at Carnegie Hall at the age of eighteen. . He studied privately with the legendary Belgian violinist Arthur Grumiaux, and chamber music at the Marlboro Festival.

Chase has also performed in the dual role of violin soloist and conductor and is a frequent guest at festivals such as Bravo! Vail, Kuhmo, Bargemusic and Caramoor. His violin was built in Venice in 1742 by Petrus Guarnerius, with a bow made by Dominique Peccatte.

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