Victoria wolf lewis
VIOLIN I + concertmaster
Victoria Wolf Lewis is a New York-based orchestra and chamber musician who has performed with many orchestras in the United States and abroad including New York City Opera, Des Moines Metro Opera, Tel Aviv Soloists, and is currently a violinist with the Sarasota Opera Orchestra. Ms. Lewis has served as the concertmaster of LoftOpera and is currently the concertmaster of Bare Opera in New York City. Past solo appearances include Vivaldi’s Winter with Orquestra De Camara Galega in Santiago de Compostella in Spain, as well as performances at the Sale Apollinee of Teatro la Fenice in Venice. Ms. Lewis has performed with the Ensemble for Romantic Music in their April 2016 production of Anna Akhmatova: The Heart Is Not Made of Stone at BAM Fisher Theater, of which the NY Times wrote: “But the real stars are the musicians […] playing rapturous accounts of Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich”. Ms. Lewis received the Rapaport Fellowship and the Dolan Prize while an undergraduate at Columbia University. At the Cleveland Institute of Music, where she received her Master’s degree, Ms. Lewis was selected for the Advanced Piano Trio Program directed by Sharon Robinson and served at the concertmaster of the opera orchestra. Ms. Lewis has also performed at the Medocino Music Festival as part of the Emerging Artists series, Keshet Eilon Violin Mastercourse, Bowdoin International Music Festival, and Banff String and Winds Masterclass. Principle teachers include Arik Braude, Laurie Smukler, Joan Kwuon, and Garrett Fischbach.