Olga Holdorff-Myriangou

Olga Holdorff-Myriangou is the daughter of Chios architect and town planer Stella Holdorff-Myriangou and German architect Burkhard Holdorff. She had her first courses of violin at the age of four, received the German national scholarship for preparatory studies at the age of 14 and went on to graduate as an educator and violinist from the Berlin University of Arts (UdK Berlin) and the University of Music and Theatre of Leipzig “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy”. She has performed, among others, in the State Orchestra Theatre of Braunschweig, the Komische Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Hannover and performed regularly at the Infektion Festival of the Berlin State Opera, and with the Symphony Orchestra Berliner Symphoniker, as well as with various chamber music ensembles, such as the Ensemble Modern (Paxos Summer Academy) and the Ensemble Lux:nm. She has taught music for the Barenboim-Said-Foundation in Palestine and for “El Sistema” in Venezuela, where she also gave seminars and concerts, with the support of Deutscher Musikrat and Goethe-Institute. In 2011, Olga Holdorff-Myriangou founded the Berlin Music Ensemble (berlin-music-ensemble.com), specializing in recordings, which received the Quarterly Critics’ Choice from the renowned German Record Critics Award (Preis der Deutschen Schallplattenkritik) in 2018.