About Johanna Pichlmair

Johanna Pichlmair is an Austrian violinist and winner of numerous international competitions.

„...Johanna Pichlmair is an exceptionally gifted young violinist with an impressive technique, a warm and expressive sound and a deep artistry. Sche is equally at home as solist with orchestra, in recital or in chamber music. She is a young artist to watch for.”

(Prof. Nora Chastain)

„...Johanna Pichlmair immediately stood out with a personally engraved, highly stylish interpretation, (...) with genuine personality.”

(Bachtrack, 20.06.2019)

„...Johanna has excellent facility, very imaginative, intelligent music making, very strong potential. She is a wonderful violinist and extraordinarily talented, has first class technique, sound, intonation...”

(Prof. Lewis Kaplan)

Upcoming concerts

Sun, Sept 13th 2020, 08:30 pm - "Abgründe",
München, Einstein Boulderhalle
HIDALGO Festivalorchester
With Johanna Malangré (conductor), Johannes Kammler (baritone) and Johanna Pichlmair (violin)

Grażyna Bacewicz: Concerto for string orchestra
Hanns Eisler: Serious Songs
Arnold Schönberg: Transfigured Night

Fri, Sept 18th 2020, 08:00 pm - "Chamber Music with the Horenstein Ensemble" ,
Berlin, Konzerthaus Great Hall
With Johanna Pichlmair (violin), Jana Krämer-Forster (violin), Matthias Benker (viola), Andreas Timm (cello), Yubeen Kim (flute), Ralf Forster (clarinet), Ronith Mues (harp)

Camille Saint-Saëns: Fantasy for violin and harp A major op. 124
Carl Maria von Weber: Clarinet Quintet B flat Major op. 34
Joseph Jongen: Concert à cinq for harp, flute, violin, viola and cello op. 71

Sun, Sept 27th 2020, 11:00 am - "Matinee Konzert" ,
Überlingen, Kursaal
With Johanna Pichlmair (violin) and Ryo Yamanishi (piano)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata A Major op. 12 No. 2
Robert Schumann: 3 Romances op. 94a
Camille Saint-Saëns :Havanaise op. 83
Johannes Brahms: Sonata G Major op. 78.

"Online Concert of the Ysaye Festival",
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With Johanna Pichlmair (violin)
E. Ysaye: Sonata for Solo Violin op. 27 No. 2 "Obsession"

"Online Concert of the Ysaye Festival",
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With Johanna Pichlmair (violin) and Yumino Weber (cello)
M. Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello


Great news, a dream has come true:
Since March 2020, Johanna Pichlmair has been a member of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s first violin section!
For further information click here

In 2019, Johanna Pichlmair won the Second Prize and two Special Prizes at the International Violin Competiton in Montreal.
A report on the competition can be found in this article from Bachtrack (hosted on this website; or as direct download).