Veronika Skuplik

Baroque violin

The internationally renowned violinist Veronika Skuplik finds her artistic sphere of activity in touring, teaching and recordings. She primarily plays in solo ensembles such as Concerto Palatino, Weser-Renaissance Bremen, the FBO Consort la dolcezza and with her duo partners Andreas Arend (lute) and Jörg Jacobi (organ). UrgentMusic is her ensemble, in which she meets with passionate musicians she holds in high esteem.

She was artist in residence at the Festival Oude Musik in Utrecht in 2011 and at the Festivalul de Musica Veche Timisoara in 2012. She is a lecturer for baroque violin and viola as well as ensemble playing at the Hochschule für Künste in Bremen and gives masterclasses in Sweden, the Netherlands, Germany, New York (Carnegie Hall) etc. She has been a lecturer for the European Hanse Ensemble and in the studios of the Musikfest Bremen for many years.

Veronika Skuplik’s discography comprises over 120 CDs, some of which have won awards, including five of her own productions on the frabernardo label. VIOLINO I with Austrian sonatas for unaccompanied scordatura violin from around 1680 was released in 2014 (the Strad: “Skuplik brings to these intricate miniatures an aristocratic poise,…” ), SILK&TWEED with Andreas Arend in 2020. The recording of VIOLINO II – CATENA BOHEMICA 2021 was nominated for the longlist of the German Record Critics’ Award. In March 2023, VIOLINO III – IL CICLO DELLA VITA completed the trilogy of Austrian violin sonatas from around 1680. UMBRA AMBRA, a CD recording by her ensemble UrgentMusic with alto soloist Wiebke Lehmkuhl, was released in December 2023.