Catalina Sureda was born in Maria de la Salut, Balears, in 1984

At the age of 18 she graduated at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, Spain. Afterwards s​​he moved to Austria where she completed the studies of Master in Arts in violin with the Special Graduation Award under tutellage of the eminent pedagogue Maighréad McCrann, and Master in Arts in Chamber Music with the pianist Chia Chou, both summa cum laude, at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (University of Performing Arts in Graz). For the accomplishment of these studies Catalina has received scholarships of the Sa Nostra Foundation, Caja Madrid Foundation, Young National Orchestra of Spain and Martha-Debelli Foundation.

Catalina has been Concertmaster of the Young National Orchestra of Spain and recorded as a soloist the Capriccio espagnol Op. 34 of N. Rimsky-Korsakov (“España de dentro a fuera” Verso 2005). She also has been a titular member during five years of the prestigious Gustav Mahler Jugend Orchester.

Mrs. Sureda has served as the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra Concertmaster and Concertmaster of the Scheidegg Opera Festival Orchestra (Germany) in the last two editions. She also has collaborated as Concertmaster assistant with the Orchestra of Europe in Bern and the Euskadi Symphony Orchestra. In Vienna he played between 2013 and 2017 with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra (Wiener Symphonikern) and regularly collaborated with other top Austrian orchestras such as the ORF Radio Symphonie Orchester Wien, Tonkünstler Orchester or the Grazer Philharmonisches Orchester.

Throughout his career Mrs had performed in the main venues such as Musikverein in Vienna, Conzertgebouw in Amsterdam, Royal Albert Hall in London, Carnnegie Hall in New York, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Philharmonia in Cologne, Staatsoper in Berlin , Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires, Festspielsaal of Lucerne, with international top conductors as Antonio Pappano, Kent Nagano, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Sir Colin Davis, Jonathan Nott, Herbert Blomstedt, Daniel Barenboim, Christopher Hogwood, Manfred Honeck, Heinrich Schiff, Franz Welser-Möst, Ingo Metzmacher, Eliahu Inbal, Stéphane Denève, Vladimir Fedoseyev among others.

Mrs Sureda made her solo debut at the age of 16 performing the op.26 Max Bruch violin concerto with the Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears under the conducting of Christoph Stepp. Catalina Sureda had performed the Ludwig van Beethoven violin concerto with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Balearic Islands under the direction of maestro Edmon Colomer in 2011.

Mrs Sureda is an active soloist, chamber musician, orchestral violinist, and teacher. She founded in 2008 the Colombram Trio with which she performed concerts in Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Spain. He is currently a member of Trio Triptic since 2010 and plays regulary with the Bulgarian pianist Dina Nedéltcheva.

Catalina Sureda plays an instrument made by Carlo Antonio Testore in 1719 in the italian city of Mailand.

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