Samira Spiegel is one of the most extraordinary talents of her generation. She plays violin and piano at the same level and impresses her audience since childhood with this talent.
With both instruments she can be proud of being prize winner at national and international competitions. With the piano she received the „Steinway-Förderpreis“ and was first prize winner at the „Thürmer-Klavierwettbewerb“ in Bochum. Besides she won the second prize at „Nürnberger Klavierwettbewerb“ and shortly thereafter many prizes at „Internationales Münchner Klavierpodium“. Also she received the Mishory-Prize for the best interpretation of a contemporary piece by Gilead Mishory. Samira Spiegel also won the first prize at Clamo international piano competition in Spain and was awarded a first prize at the online edition of „Danubia Talents – Wiener Klassik – Competition“ and twice a first prize at the online edition of „Franz Liszt Center Piano Competition“. Recently she won the first prize at the Premio Amadeus Piano Competition in Italy. Parallel to those events she was successful at violin competitions. She was third prize winner at „International Young Paganini Competition“ in Poland and won the first prize at „International Louis-Spohr- Competition“ in Kassel, Germany, where she also received the audience award of the competition. Together with her duo partner Nina Scheidmantel she was part of the „Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now Foundation“ and received the „Fischer-Flach“ advancement award for chamber music. For her outstanding musical performances with both instruments violin and piano Samira Spiegel was awarded the promotion prize of the „Keck-Köppe-Förderstiftung“ in 2018.
Samira Spiegel gives many recitals in renowned concert series such as the „Kissinger Sommer“, „Würzburger Bachtage“ or „Arsonore Graz“. Besides in March 2022 she played her debut concert in the „Wiener Musikverein“.
In October 2021 her debut CD „Inspired by Bach“ with Genuin Classics was released and received excellent reviews in musical journals such as „Fono Forum“.
Apart from her solo career Samira Spiegel also works regularly as a concert master in the „Detmolder Kammerorchester“ and holds a lectureship for piano at the „Kirchenmusikhochschule Regensburg“.
Samira Spiegel finished her Bachelor of Music, Master of Music and her concert exam (violin) / postgraduate studies (piano) in both instruments with top grades. She studied violin with Conrad v. d. Goltz, Herwig Zack and Eckhard Fischer; piano with Bernd Glemser, Silke-Thora Matthies and Markus Schirmer. In October 2022 she will start with her artistic research at the Kunstuniversität Graz and her postgraduate studies for contemporary music violin at the same university in collaboration with the „Klangforum Wien“.