Nora Romanoff-Schwarzberg

Viola (Classical Music)


  • Magistra Artium concert viola, University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna mdw
  • Bachelor in string chamber music (mdw)

Work Experience

  • 2008 - 2018 Master classes and guest teaching at the "Barratt Due Instiute of Music" in Valdres and Oslo, Norway
  • Master classes in Israel, USA, Italy, Slovenia and China
  • 2014 - 2018 Teaching at the AMADEUS International School Vienna, Music & Arts Academy - viola and chamber music
  • Since 2019 teaching at the Royal College of Music, London

Concerts & Performances

  • 2002 - 2016 Participation in the Progetto Martha Argerich in Lugano, Switzerland
  • Performances as soloist with ORSI Lugano, Camerata Bariloche, Zagreb Chamber Orchestra, Odessa Philarmonic with conductors Ion Marin, Alexander Vedernikov, Jacek Kaspszyk, among others
  • Performances at the Salzburg Festival, Les Classiques des Villars, Salle Pleyel, Teatro Colon, Klara Festival, Wiener Musikverein, Wiener Konzerthaus, Sommets Musicaux, ISA, Trame Sonore
  • 2009 - 2019 PODIUM Festival Esslingen
  • 2013 - Foundation and artistic direction of PODIUM Festival Mödling
  • Member of the Ensemble LUX - String Quartet


  • 2005 – 2016 Recordings of the "Progetto Martha Argerich" under the title "Live from the Lugano Festival" on EMI Classics/Warner Classics, including two Grammy nominations
  • 2009 recording of the complete Haydn Quartets by W. A. Mozart with the Jess Quartet Vienna, released by GRAMOLA
  • 2010, 2012 CD production with the title "In search of new worlds" with Lipkind Quartett, collaboration with NAXOS of America
  • 2002 - 2016 Various radio recordings of "Progetto Martha Argerich", RSI ("Radio Svizzera Italiana"), broadcasts worldwide
  • 2013 Project "Klangpause" in cooperation of Ö1 and the mdw
  • 2018 Project "Mi Lamento" with Martin Klett and others for label ONDINE
  • 2019 ORF recording for broadcast "Zeitton" Ensemble LUX from the Cubus in Graz