Born in Israel, violinist and violist Nurit Stark received her musical education in Tel Aviv, Berlin and Cologne with Ilan Gronich, Haim Taub and Alban Berg Quartet.
Since her first soloist appearance at 16 of Paganini’s first violin Concerto with the Israeli philharmonic Orchestra she went on performing worldwide with orchestras masterpieces of composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Berg, Britten and Bloch.
Nurit won the prestigious gramophone award and was crowned instrumental recording of the year 2023 for her debut solo recording which came out in Spring 2022 with BIS records and consists of solo works for violin/viola by Béla Bártok, György Ligeti, Sandor Veress and a world premiere performance of the “adventures of the dominant seventh chord” dedicated to her by Peter Eötvös.

Her recording of the “Kafka Fragmente” for soprano and violin by György Kurtág together with soprano Caroline Melzer received the German critic’s award in 2015.
As a chamber musician, she was formed by intensive collaborations particularly with pianist Cédric Pescia, soprano Caroline Melzer with whom she appeared in festivals as Lockenhaus Kammermusikfest, Schleswig Holstein, Rheingau, Wien Modern, Donaueschinger Musiktage, Mozart Festival Augsburg,, Milano Musica, West Cork music festival, Pacific Music Festival Sapporo, Davos Festival, Chekhov Festival Moscow, Ensemble enScène Lausanne.

She has given concerts in Europe, Israel, Japan and the USA in halls such as Carnegie Hall New York, Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Vienna, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Mozarteum Salzburg, Tonhalle Zurich.
Nurit’s conviction of contemporary ideas led her to perform world premieres and to collaborate with composers such as Sofia Gubaidulina, György Kurtág, Viktor Suslin, Peter Eötvös, Carola Bauckholt, Jennifer Walshe, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Isabel Mundry, Peter Ablinger, Georg Nussbaumer, Sky Maclay and Ernstalbrecht Stiebler.
Moreover, she participated in avant-garde stage projects combining music & theater (Burgtheater Vienna, Schaubühne & Volksbühne Berlin, Bobigny Paris) and created together with visual artists Isabel Robson & Susanne Vincenz „Roundhouse Reverb“, a video installation to the music of G.Kurtág.

She was supported by the following foundations; Ernst von Siemens, Forberg-Schneider and Otto&Regine Heim and is a prizewinner in international competitions George Enescu, Leopold Mozart and Ibolyka Gyarfas.
Nurit has recorded works by Feruccio Busoni, George Enescu, Clara & Robert Schumann for violin/viola and piano with Cédric Pescia, chamber works by Olivier Messiaen, Viktor Suslin and Sofia Gubaidulina.
In 2019 she was appointed professor for violin in the Stuttgart State university for music and performing arts. In 2023 she is also appointed professor for violin in the Haute Ecole de Musique de Genève.
She plays a Petrus Guarnerius di Mantova Violin, 1710

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