Sonoko Miriam Welde





  • Sonoko Miriam Welde studies at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler, Berlin with Kolja Blacher
  • She made solo appearances with the Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Combattimento Consort Amsterdam, Kremerata Baltica, Zagreb Soloists, Oslo Camerata, and the Estonian Chamber Orchestra
  • Collaborated with Leif Ove Andsnes, Janine Jansen, Gidon Kremer, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Torleif Thedéen, Alisa Weilerstein, Jonathan Biss, Tabea Zimmermann, Clemens Hagen, Sergio Tiempo, Enrico Pace and Itamar Golan
  • Sonoko is winner of the 2014 NRK Virtuos Competition, the Norwegian Soloist Prize and recipient of the Statoil Prize 2016
  • She joined the Crescendo Mentoring Programme in 2017
  • And she plays a 1714 Alessandro Gagliano violin, generously on loan from Dextra Musica