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Sindy Mohamed
*1992 in France

2017 – 2020 Kronberg Academy Professional Studies
Studies with Tabea Zimmermann
funded by the Stachels/Mock Scholarship

Sindy Mohamed

viola

Sindy Mohamed appears this season as soloist and chamber musician in major festivals like Moritzburg Festival, Spannungen Heimbach, Schubertiade Hohenems, Kronberg Academy Festival, collaborating with Isabelle Faust, Tabea Zimmermann, Lawrence Power, Maximillian Hornung, Kian Soltani, Yura Lee, Adrien La Marca among many others. Other highlights include performances as soloist with the Ensemble Multilatérale, the Cairo Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestra Vigo 430. Extended concert tours across the world include her debuts in the Wigmore Hall, the Carnegie Hall and the Suntory Hall.

A glimpse into my world: Sindy Mohamed

Prize winner of the International Anton Rubinstein Viola Competition 2017 and scholarship holder of the «Ottilie-Selbach-Redslob-Foundation», Sindy over the last season has made her Debut in England alongside Lars Vogt and the Royal Northern Sinfonia as part of the "New Year New Artists" Festival. She took part in the Festival d’Aixen-Provence performing together with Tabea Zimmermann. On the invitation of Rolando Villazon, Sindy participated to the Program Stars von Morgen broadcasted on Arte TV.

Born in Marseille, into a non-musician family in 1992, the Egyptian violist Sindy Mohamed received her first viola lessons at the age of 8. After graduating from the Conservatoire de Marseille, Sindy pursued her studies at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris and at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin.

Further musical inspiration was given to Sindy through her participation and special invitations to numerous international masterclasses and festivals such as "Festival Quatuors à Bordeaux »,"Festival d’Aix-en-Provence","SummerFestivalSalzburg","Seiji Ozawa International Switzerland Academy", "European Chamber Music Academy". There she worked with Daniel Barenboim, Antoine Tamestit, Roberto Diaz, Morten Carlsen, Nobuko Imai, Jean Sulem, Sadao Harada, Pamela Frank and Tatjana Masurenko. 

Alongside her studies and career, Sindy gained already a large orchestral experience. Playing in leading positions of orchestras like the Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Berlin, Deutsche Oper and Komische Oper Berlin. She had the opportunity to perform with chief conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Marek Janowski, Vladimir Jurovski, Paavo Järvi, Francois Xaver Roth, Seiji Ozawa, Donald Runnicles. In addition, she has been a member of the "West-Eastern Divan Orchestra" since 2013 under Maestro Daniel Barenboim. 

Sindy plays on a viola by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume generously on loan from Beares International Violin Society. 

2018 she performed alongside Gidon Kremer, Christian Tetzlaff, Steven Isserlis and Sir András Schiff in Chamber Music Connects the World. In 2019 she performed at the Kronberg Academy Festival and participated in Mit Musik – Miteinander as a tutor. From 2017 to 2020, Sindy Mohamed has been studying at Kronberg Academy with Tabea Zimmermann. These studies were funded by the Stachels/Mock Scholarship.

Sindy Mohamed in concert

Last updated: October 2020