Michael Germer’s innate musicianship and warm, sensual violin tone have brought him success in his native Scandinavia and in Israel.
Michael was born in Copenhagen in 2002. At the age of 16, Michael began his studies with Prof. Dora Schwarzberg at the Buchmann-Mehta School of Music at Tel Aviv University. Over the course of 2018, he was awarded First Prize and the Grand Prix at the Grumiaux International Violin Competition, First Prize at the Postacchini International Violin Competition and Special Prize at Kreisler International Violin Competition, during which he performed at the famous Golden Hall of the Musikverein in Vienna.
n 2020 he won 2nd Prize as well as “Prize for Best Interpretation of Paganini” at the International Khachaturian Competition and then went on to win 1. Prize as well as the “Orchestra Prize” at the Danish String Competition and shortly after he received the “Carl Nielsen Grant”.
Michael is a student of Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider and performs on a 1765 J. B. Guadagnini, on loan from the Augustinus Foundation.
Freja Højland HøjSoprano
Matias VestergårdComposer, Artistic Consultant
Sophie HaagenMezzo soprano