Instrumentalist - Violin | Worldwide
Biography

Current Positions

  • Boston Trio – violinist
  • University of Maryland – faculty

 

Former Positions

  • Boston Conservatory – faculty
  • Harvard University Music Department – faculty
  • MIT Music Department – faculty

 

Current Activities

  • Boston Trio – multiple concerts
  • Close Encounters with Music
  • Meeting House Chamber Music Festival – recital with pianist Donal Enos
  • Newport Music Festival
  • Josef Gingold Chamber Music Festival of Miam
  • Berkshire High Peaks Music Festival
  • Four Strings Around the World – multiple venues in US and Europe
  • Plymouth Symphony
  • Chamber Music at UPenn
  • Symphony-by-the-Sea Bruch Violin Concerto
  • Allentown Symphony Prokofiev Violin Concerto No.2

 

Recent Activities (as soloist)

  • Melrose Symphony Carmen Fantasy
  • Hopkins Symphony Orchestra Barber Violin Concerto
  • Carmel Symphony Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
  • University of Maryland Wind Orchestra Weill Violin Concerto
  • University of Connecticut Four Strings Around the World
  • Washington Chamber Orchestra Piazzolla Four Seasons
  • Boston Pops
  • Boston Philharmonic
  • Miami Symphony Orchestra
  • Williamsburg Symphonia
  • Orchestre de la Suisse Romande
  • Transvaal Philharmonic
  • Romanian National Orchestra
  • Orchestre de la Radio Flamande

 

Noteworthy

  • Cited by the Boston Globe as among the Best of Classical Music Performances (2016) for recital Rorem, Ravel, and Rags
  • Created Four Strings Around the World project (2013), a solo violin recital featuring works of composers inspired by various musical cultures around the world
  • Created an orchestral Strings Across the World” project (2017) inspired by the Four Strings Around the World project

 

Recordings

An avid performer of new music, especially American composers. Recent recording releases include

  • Thomas Oboe Lee – Violin Concerto (dedicated to Ms. Muresanu) (BMOP)
  • Elena Ruehr – various works (Avie Records)...record was included on Keith Powers’ 13 Best Classical Music Recordings of 2016
  • William Bolcom – complete sonatas with pianist Michael Lewin (Centaur)
  • Guillaume Lekeu and Alberic Magnard – late Romantic Violin and Piano Sonatas with pianist Dana Ciocarlie (AR RE-SE)

 

Artist Websites

  • www.irinamuresanu.com
  • www.bostontrio.com

 

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