Eva León, violin

Violin virtuoso Eva León won the 33rd Artists International Annual Debut Prize in 2006 which led to her debut at New York’s prestigious Carnegie Hall.

Hailed by critics as a violinist that “has the power to captivate the five senses of her audience,” La Vanguardia (Spain), and described as a “charismatic violinist who possesses, along with her musical talent and tremendous aura, a gift for expression” Neue Press (Germany), Eva León has become one of the most successful Spanish violinists of her generation with international audiences, broadcasting media and with prize-giving organizations.

A native of the Canary Islands, Eva León has won the major Spanish violin competitions, taking top prize at the Michaelangelo Abbado International Violin Competition, and Laureate at The Maria Canals International Violin Competition.

Ms. León has successfully appeared on tour throughout the United States and Europe to great audience and critical acclaim. She has performed in such venues as the National Auditorium in Madrid and the Palau de la Música de Barcelona. A few of the many orchestras with whom she has performed internationally as a soloist include the Mexico State Symphony Orchestra, the Moldavia National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic, the Castilla y León Orchestra, the Bratislava Chamber Orchestra, the Champaign-Urbana Orchestra, the Galesburg Symphony, the Alter Musici Camerata, the Gran Canaria Philharmonic, the Del Empordà Chamber Orchestra, the Del Vallès Orchestra, the Cologne Ensemble Orchestra, among others.

No stranger to the recording studio, Ms. León recorded her debut CD for the Moraleda record label and recorded her second CD in May of 2007 for the renowned NAXOS record label. She has also done numerous recordings for TV and for radio including the American National TV, Spanish National TV, Japanese National TV, Catalunya TV, the American National Radio, the Mexico National Radio, Spanish National Radio, and Catalunya Radio.

Eva León currently resides in New York City where she participates actively in its vibrant music scene while continuing with her international performance schedule as a soloist with orchestras and as a chamber musician.

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