"Oscar Bohórquez is one of the most promising young violinists, his splendid technique, his musical profoundness and his charisma are very special." So describes conductor Christoph Eschenbach (Orchestre de Paris) the rising german violinist.
Bohorquez's Debut with the London Philharmonic is scheduled for September 20th, 2009.
His Mozart concert tour with the Klassische Philharmonie Bonn in December 2008 will took place in major venues in Germany, including Hamburg Laeiszhalle, Hannover Grosser Sendesaal, Stuttgart Liederhalle, Nuremberg Meistersingerhalle, and Bonn Beethovenhalle.
In 2007 the Bohorquez brothers Oscar and Claudio, violin and cello, performed for the New Years concert with the MDR Orchestra at the Gewandhaus Leipzig.
The Bohorquez Duo is represented by the Kuenstlersekretariat am Gasteig, Munich.
Mr. Bohorquez studied at the prestigious "Curtis Institute of Music", Philadelphia/USA with Prof. Aaron Rosand from 1998-2002, and the University of Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna/Austria with Prof. Guenter Pichler (Alban Berg Quartett-Primarius) 2002-2008.
In January 2008 the "Seduced The Music" Album was released at the Barbican/London, including works by Paganini, Piazzolla, and the first recording of Argentinian composer Ramiro Gallo - Candombe for violin and cello.
Solo and chamber music activities took Mr.Bohórquez to Spain, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, UK, USA, Mexico, Czech Republic, Peru, and Uruguay. He enjoys a close relationship with the Teatro Solis and the Sodre Radio Orchestra in Montevideo/Uruguay.
Mr. Bohorquez was born and raised in Karlsruhe/Germany in a musical family, with pianist and bassoonist parents, and a cellist brother.
Oscar Bohorquez currently lives in London.
He plays the "Grande Dame" J.B.Guadagnini from 1770.
Bohorquez Oscar's Qualifications
Curtis Graduate 2002- Curtis Institute of Music Philadelphia/US
Studies at Vienna University 2002-2008, with Alban Berg Quartet Primarius Günter Pichler.