Lena Rademann is an accomplished baroque violin and viola player with a lively passion for chamber music. She is based in Leipzig an plays in various groups for Early Music in Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands and Switzerland.
She studied at HfM Weimar with Nadja Zwiener, at the Royal Conservatoire of The Hague with Enrico Gatti and Kati Debretzeni and at Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with Leila Schayegh. In 2021 she graduated from Schola Cantorum Basiliensis with distinction. During her studies, Lena has been a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) scholarship holder.
Lena has been a participant of international orchestral projects such as the Hofmusikakademie of the SWR-Festspiele, EUBO, JSB Ensemble, OFJ Baroque and Academia Montis Regalis. She has engaged with inspiring musical perspectives through various masterclasses, including Mechthild Karkow, Stéphanie Paulet and Ryo Terakado, among others.
Lena has performed in international festivals as a member of diverse chamber music ensembles, including Bachfest Leipzig, FEMUBA, the Engadin Festival, the Festival Oude Muziek Utrecht Fabulous Fringe, the Musica Antiqua Brugge Fringe, the ECOS Festival, and the International Young Artist Presentation in Antwerp. In ensemble competitions, several of her groups have been awarded with prizes, such as the Gebrüder Graun Preis (DNMO chamber ensemble), the 1st prize of International Van Wassenaer Concours (Amaconsort) and the 1st prize of International Berlin Bach Competition (Flor Galante).
Besides playing concerts, Lena is studying Arts&Cultural Management at the Professional School of Leuphana University Lüneburg since September 2023.
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