Launched by her nomination at « Victoires de la musique classique » awards in France in 2004 and 2005, the french violinist Marina Chiche is having an international concert career as a soloist and a chamber musician.
Her CDs – Brahms sonatas, solo recital with works by Bach, Ysaye, Prokofiev and Beffa, « Post-scriptum » an album of miniatures for violin – have received great critical acclaim.
Marina was born in Marseille and graduated cum laude at Paris Conservatoire (CNSMDP) in violin, chamber music, analysis and aesthetics. She went on studying in Vienna, Münich and Berlin.
From 2013 till 2018 she has been a violin professor at Trossingen University of Music as well as Head of Strings. She is egularly invited to give masterclasses : Birmingham Conservatory, Riga and Tallinn Music Academy, Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles, Beijing Great Wall Academy, Oregon University,USA.
Having earned a doctorate in aesthetics, her activities bear witness to her versatility and her curiosity. Beyond being a performer and a music educator, she has a need both to express and impart her passion for music, be it through playing, giving lecture recitals, radio broadcasts for France Musique, writing articles in cultural newspapers or giving seminars on Music & Politics at the prestigious Sciences Po school in Paris.
Marina plays a violin by Giuseppe Gagliano from 1762.