Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks - BRSO
Alexander Kisch © BR\Astrid Ackermann

Alexander Kisch

2nd violin

Alexander Kisch, born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, grew up in Konstanz and received his first violin lessons at the age of six. He then studied with Emilie Haudenschild at the Basel Academy of Music and Prof. Christian Ostertag at the Trossingen University of Music.

After graduating, he studied at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin, first with Prof. Saschko Gawriloff and then with Prof. Stephan Picard. He received further musical guidance in master classes given by Prof. Ingolf Turban, Prof. Ulf Schneider and Prof. Albrecht Breuninger.

With the Gutfreund Trio he prepared the concert exam at the HfMDK Frankfurt under the guidance of Prof. Angelika Merkle, and successfully completed it in 2022.

He won first prize at the Peter Pirazzi Foundation Competition in 2018, was a prize-winner at the XXV Violin Competition of the Ibolyka Gyarfas Foundation, and also received financial support from the Deutschlandstipendium.

Alexander Kisch also received scholarships from the Karajan Academy of the Berliner Philharmoniker, the Stiftung Villa Musica Rheinland-Pfalz, and the Richard Wagner Society in Konstanz.

Since 2022, he has been a member of the 2nd violin section of the Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks. He plays on a violin by Stefan-Peter Greiner.