Gewandhausorchester Leipzig Announce New Principal 2nd Violinist

The Gewandhausorchester Leipzig has announced the appointment of French violinist David Castro-Balbi as their new Principal 2nd violinist

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David Castro-Balbi

The Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, in Leipzig, Germany has announced the appointment of 24 year old French violinist David Castro-Balbi as their new principal 2nd violinist.

A graduate of the Paris Conservatoire and current post-graduate student at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar, David is a former 1st prize winner at the Louis Spohr and Mirecourt International Violin Competitions.

He currently serves as principal 2nd violinist with the Staatskapelle Weimar.

 

DAVID CASTRO-BALBI | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | NICOLÁS PASQUET & UNIVERSITY OF MUSIC FRANZ LISZT WEIMAR ORCHESTRA | 2013 LOUIS SPOHR INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE 

 

PHOTO CREDIT: GUIDO WERNER 

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