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Paula Sastre

2024 Violin C

Paula made her debut as a violin soloist at 13, playing Sarasate in a concert broadcast by Spanish public television.

A winner of national and international competitions as both a violinist and pianist, she has performed in prestigious venues such as the Musikverein in Vienna, Liszt Academy in Budapest, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Bösendorfer-Saal in Salzburg, Reduta Concert Hall in Bratislava, and Severance Hall in Cleveland. She has played in various chamber ensembles and orchestras conducted by maestros like András Schiff, Gustavo Dudamel, Leonard Slatkin, and Péter Eötvös.

Actively involved in charity projects, Paula has led initiatives and collaborated with organizations such as the Regional Government of Madrid, Fundación Intereconomía, Fundación Gmp, Asociación Cultural Cristóbal de Morales, and Fundación Telefónica.

She is currently studying at the Cleveland Institute of Music under Professor Ilya Kaler. Previously, she studied with Professor Zakhar Bron at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid.