Monday, October 31, 2011

David Garrett-His Life and Music


Name  :  David Bongartz
Born    :  4 September 1980
Parents:  Father, Georg Peter Bongartz,a Lawyer/Mother is an America prima Ballerina

Music Education
  • Study violin at Lubeck Conservatoire.
  • Get his first violin at the age of 4.
  • By the age of  7,he was playing violin in public once a week.
  • Age 12,he begin working with Ida Haendel , a distinguished violinist.
  • Between 1997-2002,he participated in 4 Keshet Eilon International Violin Master Courses.
  • Continued his study at the Royal College of Music.
  • In 1999,he enrolls at the Julliard School, studying musicology and composition and graduate in 2004.
  • Age 10,make his first appearance with the Hamburg Philharmonic.
  • Age 13,he get an exclusive contract with the Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft,recorded 2 cds also appeared on German and Dutch television.
  • Age 17,he played with Munich Philharmonic under direction of Zubin Mehta in Delhi and Mumbai in concerts celebrating the 50th anniversary of India's Independence.
  • Age 21,he was invited to perform at the BBC Proms.
  • While at Julliard,he makes income by working as a model.
  • His recent album,Rock Symphonies was released 20 July 2010 in USA/Canada and on 24 September in Germany/Switzerland/Austria.

  • Nokia Night Of The Proms (2004)
  • Free , Virtuoso (2007)
  • Encore , The New Classical Generation (2008)
  • David Garrett , Classic Romance (2009)
  • Rock Symphonies (2010)
(Source from Wiki,David Garrett official website)

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