Raphael Kasprian

Violin (Classical Music)

Qualifications

  • Master of Arts (Universität Mozarteum)
  • Diplom (Kärntner Landeskonservatorium)
  • Lehrbefähigung (Kärntner Landeskonservatorium)

Education

  • Kärntner Landeskonservatorium (class of Prof Brian Finlayson)
  • Universität Mozarteum (class of Prof Benjamin Schmid)
  • Instituto Internacional de Música de Cámara de Madrid (class of Prof Günter Pichler)
  • Masterclasses with members  of the Juilliard, Alban Berg, Amadeus, Guarneri, Bartók and Smetana Quartets

Teaching Experience

  • Since 2016: violin class at the Johann-Josef-Fux-Konservatorium Graz
  • Since 2015: Landesmusikschulwerk Oberösterreich
  • Masterclasses and seminars, including
    • Conservatory, Ljubljana/Slovenia
    • Bayerische Musikakademie, Marktoberdorf/Germany
    • Orchestra seminar, Kofu/Japan
    • Austrian Masterclasses, Zell an der Pram

Selected Performances

  • Concerto soloist with

    • Radio Orchestra Ljubljana/Slovenia
    • Sinfonieorchester des Kärntner Landeskonservatoriums
  • Second violinist of the Acies Quartet
    • Konzerthaus and Musikverein, Vienna
    • Brucknerhaus, Linz
    • Kammermusikfest Lockenhaus
    • Teatro dei Dioscuri, Rome/Italy
    • Fundacion Juan March, Madrid/Spain
    • Tiroler Festspiele, Erl
    • Carinthischer Sommer, Ossiach & Villach
  • Orchestral performances
    • Bruckner Orchester Linz
    • recreation Graz
    • Styriarte festival orchestra
    • Kärntner Sinfonieorchester
    • Stellenbosch Symphony Orchestra

Discography

  • Gulda & Gould: String Quartets (Gramola, 2019)
  • Janácek: String Quartets (Gramola, 2018)
  • Shostakovich: String Quartets Nos. 3 & 5 (Gramola, 2012)
  • Dimitri Ashkenazy live at the Klassik Musikfest Mühlviertel (paladino music, 2011)
  • Alberto Mesirca live at the Klassik Musikfest Mühlviertel (paladino music, 2011)
  • Schubert: String Quintet (Gramola, 2009)
  • Debussy, Gulda & Puccini: String Quartets (Gramola, 2009)
  • Haydn, Beethoven & Schubert: String Quartets (Gramola, 2007)