Stephanie Chase, Violinist

“One of the twenty most outstanding performances in the work's recorded history”
- Beethoven: Violin Concerto (Cambridge University Press)

"Rich, passionate tone, deadtrue intonation throughout, and virtuosity galore" - Gramophone

"CLASSICAL ACT OF THE DECADE. Stephanie Chase delivers, with the Louisville Orchestra, a sensational account of Edward Elgar's Violin Concerto. The Elgar is among a handful of the most demanding works in the standard concerto repertoire, and Chase's account takes a challenge and turns it into a privilege." - Louisville Courier-Times

“Chase deserves the acclaim… she gave an unaffected, beautiful performance with a variety and clarity of tone that projected effortlessly.  It commanded the normally violin-absorbent hall” - San Francisco Chronicle

“The soloist was the superb violinist Stephanie Chase, who played with elegance, dexterity, rhythmic vitality and great imagination. This was a Classical performance in the best sense: clear-headed, straightforward, intelligent” – Boston Globe

"Stunning power" - Louisville Courier-Journal

“A deeply poetic account of the (Sibelius) Concerto by Stephanie Chase, (who) poured out the impassioned northern lyricism on a spacious scale, holding enough throbbing tone and gutsy bravura in reserve for the extroverted passages” – Chicago Tribune

“A supreme musical performer whose complete virtuosity enables her to ennoble everything she plays.” – Byron Belt, Newhouse Newspapers

"Refreshingly stylish…(Chase) makes each work a new musical journey, riveting the audience’s attention from beginning to end” - St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“The American violinist conquered the work’s many technical hurdles as authoritatively as she illuminated its generous lyric outpourings” – Los Angeles Times

“She played always with firm control, a fine sense of the music’s subtle shadings and above all the vigor and the large gestures it often demands" – Washington Post

“Stephanie Chase has a great sense of style, matchless technique and flawless intonation” – BBC Music Magazine

“Exceptional security of technique and bow control, married to a supreme inner radiance” – Performance Today, National Public Radio

"An elegant soloist" - New York Times

“Plays the bejabbers out of Zigeunerweisen” - Classical Net Review

“Stephanie Chase played with fire, sensitivity, impeccable intonation, and a wonderfully steady and flexible bow arm that made the violin part sound like a vocal line” – Boston Globe

“Talented and beautiful” - Sony BMG Masterworks

“Stephanie Chase has an indescribable quality on stage. She is like a great actress, with such presence that by speaking softly, she can make the audience hang on every syllable” - Portland Press Herald

“Chase’s playing was sweet and exquisite” - Chicago Tribune

“Stephanie Chase is one of the most respected classical violinists in the world.” - Woman Around Town


  Violinist Stephanie Chase is exclusively represented for concert bookings by:

Carrie Feiner Concert Management
73 Fox Meadow Road
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Tel: (914) 725-0200

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Stephanie Chase in concert, November 2013

Stephanie Chase in concert, November 2013

Video of Stephanie playing the "Allegro" from the Sonata in F Major ("Spring"), op. 24.  With pianist Sara Davis Buechner, live in concert on November 26, 2012 at the Yamaha Piano Salon in New York.

An Interview with Violinist Stephanie Chase, Part I - November 2012
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An Interview with Violinist Stephanie Chase, Part II - December 2012
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