The violinist Julia Schröder is a much sought-after soloist and chamber musician. Since 2012 she is Violinist of the Merel Quartet.
She has appeared as a soloist in the Vienna Muiskverein, the Philharmonie Berlin, the Concertgebouw, the Cité de la Musiques in Paris, and the Barbican Center in London with orchestras such as the Symphony Orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk, the Symphony Orchestra of Barcelona and the Basel Chamber Orchestra. Her chamber music partners include the Trio Parnassus, Werner Güra, Christoph Berner, Dorothee Oberlinger, Gerard Wyss, Maurice Steger and Angela Hewitt.
Fluent in classical and baroque as well as modern playing styles, Julia Schröder has been leading the Basel Chamber Orchestra since 2004. In 2012 her CD of Händel’s Violin Sonatas for the german Harmonia Mundi label was named „Star of the Month“ by the magazine „Fono Forum“.
Julia Schröder is Professor of Violin at the Conservatory of Music in Freiburg, Germany. She performs as a guest with „Il Giardino Armonico“ and as a guest leader of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
With the recording of Telemanns violinconcertos with kammerorchesterbasel she won the Echo Classic Award 2012. The next CD to be released will be Bach Violinconcertos with harmonia mundi.