Mira Foron

Mira Foron

Mira Foron, violin

Scholarship holder since 2022


Mira Foron won all the competitions of “Jugend musiziert” with the maximum number of marks including its national competition. Her playing was described as being “beyond just technical brilliance”. Numerous first prizes in international competitions followed. At the age of fourteen Mira Foron gave her debut in the Tonhalle in Zurich as the winner of the Swiss Charity Awards. When she was sixteen she was chosen to represent Germany at the Eurovision Young Musicians. In the finale she played with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Dausgaard. After her gold medal at the Manhattan International Music Competition Mira Foron also won the First Grand Prize of the Internationaler Berliner Musikwettbewerb and the Vienna Musikwettbewerb. This resulted in her giving her debut in the Berlin Philharmonie and the Vienna Konzerthaus.

Mira Foron was born into a family of musicians in Stuttgart. Since her mother is Italian Mira Foron grew up speaking two languages. She had her first violin lessons at the age of five. In the same year she took the audition for the Musikhochschule Hannover and was awarded an exhibition.

At the present she is studying with Julia Fischer at the Musikhochschule in Munich. In addition she has taken part in master classes with Daniel Hope, Frank Peter Zimmermann, Zakhar Bron, Mihaela Martin and Ana Chumachenko including at the Kronberg Academy. She has performed with the Festival Stars at the Rhine in Basle, in the Konzerthalle Göteborg and at the Sommer-festival Copenhagen. In the Beethoven year she gave the première of the cadenza for Beethoven’s violin concerto by Fazil Say. Mira was invited by Anne Sophie Mutter to play with Mutter’s Virtuosi at the Salzburger Festspiele and in the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Since 2015 she has been a scholarship holder of the Deutsche Stiftung Musikleben.