Ava Bahari


Ava Bahari began playing the violin at the age of three and gave her first solo concert at age eight in the Gothenburg Concert Hall. Since then, Ava has given many with orchestras including the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Malmö Symphony orchestra, and Jönköpings Sinfonietta.

She has also given numerous concerts around Europe, the US and Russia. Some concert highlights include performances for Queen Silvia of Sweden and the Russian Noble Prize in St. Petersburg. Ava has been invited as soloist and chamber musician to many festivals, including Båstads Chamber Music Festival, Santander Music Festival and Aurora Chamber Music Festival. She has participated in masterclasses with Leonidas Kavakos, Midori and Boris Kuschnir.

She is a prize winner of Paganini and Tibor Varga Competitions.

Since 2015, Ava Bahari is studying at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin with Prof. Kolja Blacher.


Bach - Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042
Brahms - Violin Concerto, Op.77
Bruch - Violin Concerto No.1, Op.26
Blacher, Boris - Violin Concerto (1948)
Dvořák - Violin Concerto, Op.53
Glazunov - Violin Concerto, Op.82 (1904)
Haydn - Violin Concerto in C major, Hob.VIIa:1
Hindemith - Violin Concerto (1939) & Kammermusik No.4, Op.36 No.3 (1925)
Mendelssohn - Violin Concerto in E Minor Op. 64
Mozart - Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, K.216 & No.4 in D major, K.218
Nielsen - Violin Concerto, Op.33 (1911)
Prokofiev - Violin Concerto No.1, Op.19 & No.2, Op.63
Sibelius - Violin Concerto, Op.47
Saint-Saens - Violin Concerto No.3, Op.61
Schönberg - Violin Concerto, Op.36 (1936)
Stravinsky - Violin Concerto in D (1931)
Szymanowski - Violin Concerto No.1, Op.35 (1916)
Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto, Op.35
Weill, Kurt - Violin Concerto, Op.12 (1924)

Recital I
Mozart, Violin Sonata in F major, K. 376/374d
Szymanowski, Mythes Op. 30
Schumann, Violin Sonata No.1, Op.105
Enescu, Violin Sonata No.3, Op.25

Recital II
Grieg, Violin Sonata No.3, Op.45
Hindemith, Violin Sonata, Op.11 No.1
Brahms, Violin Sonata No.3, Op.108
Ravel, Tzigane

Recital III
Beethoven, Violin Sonata No.3, Op.12 No.3
Martinů, Violin Sonata No.3, H.303
Strauß, Violin Sonata, Op.18

Recital IV
Franck, Violin Sonata
Chausson, Poème, Op.25
Ravel, Violin Sonata No. 2
Milhaud, Cinéma-fantaisie, Op.58b

Recital V
Nielsen, Violin Sonata No.2, Op.35
Stenhammar, Two Sentimental Romances Op. 28
Sibelius, Humoresques, Op.87
Grieg, Violin Sonata No.3, Op.45
Recital VI (Solo)
Bach, 6 Violin Sonatas and Partitas, BWV 1001-1006
Nielsen, Preludio e presto, Op.52
Berio, Sequenza VIII
Ysaye, Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op. 27, No. 3, “Ballade”

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