Louisa Rocha | FRA/POR | *1997
DAVOS FESTIVAL Camerata | Violine
Louisa Rocha started her studies at the National Conservatory in Lisboa, Portugal, where she graduated with excellency. Currently, she studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam under the guidance of Maria Milstein and Eliot Lawson.
Louisa Rocha won the 1st prize at International Padova Music Competition in Italy and International Competition of Fundão, Portugal and is a prize winner of the Virtuoso International Competition of Padova, Italy. She has also won the Special Prize at the International Music Competition Triomphe de l’art in Brussels in the category of Chamber Music. In 2013, she was a laureate at the National Music Competition Gilberta Paiva in Portugal and won the prize from Inatel Foundation for the best student of the Conservatory of Lisbon.
Louisa Rocha played solo recitals in Romania, France, Belgium, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal and England. She was selected to participate in the best youth orchestras in the world, including Orchestre des Jeunes de la Mediterranée (OJM), Schleswig-Holstein Festival Orchestra, NJO (National Joung Orchestra of the Netherlands) and the World Peace Philharmonic Orchestra. She worked under the guidance of renowned conductors such as Vladimir Jurowsky, Christoph Eschenbach, Krysztof Urbanski etc., performing concerts in Tunisia, France, Italy, Germany and Denmark. She was selected for and took part in the International Mendelssohn Festival in Hamburg as well as the renowned Moritzburg Festival in Germany.
Louisa Rocha performed at the String Quartet Biennale in Amsterdam, opening the concert of the Casals Quartet. She is part of the Netherland String Quartet Academy (NSKA). She also plays with Iberio Duo where she performed at the National Dutch Radio and performs actively in Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands with pianist Daniel Pacho.
Louisa Rocha plays on a violin by Magnus Antonius Fichtl from 1772, a loan of the Gagliano-Strijkinstrumenten Fonds.
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Stand: Mai 2021