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Isabelle-Fleur Reber, born in 1986 in Heidelberg, comes from a German-Hungarian family of musicians and was drawn to music early. She received her first viola and piano lessons by her mother and father when she was four. At the age of thirteen she began studying the viola at the University of Music in Trossingen under James Creitz. In 2012 she graduated her Diploma with distinction at the University of Arts Berlin under Wilfried Strehle; former principal violist of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

During her studies in Berlin, she participated at The Young Artist Programme, spending one month in Canada; a Masterclass of Pinchas Zukerman and become invited to continue her studies with him at the Manhattan School of Music in New York with a full scholarship.

She gained her first professional orchestral experience as a member of the Ference Fricsay Scholarship in the German Symphony Orchestra Berlin and in 2009 in the Herbert von Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic. Since 2012 she is now the principal violist of the Philharmonic State Orchestra in Hamburg under Kent Nagano.

Isabelle-Fleur Reber has won first prizes in several competitions for viola and chamber music and is also a scholar ship holder of the Summeracademy Mozarteum Salzburg and the Richard Wagner Association. In 2012 she was honored to perform a premiere of a viola concerto in the Konzerthaus Berlin, which was composed exclusively for her by Héctor Marroquin.

Isabelle-Fleur performs as a soloist and chamber musician with orchestras and ensembles such as the Scharoun Ensemble Berlin, the Academic Orchestra Berlin, the Young Orchestra of the Free University Berlin and the Chamber Orchestra Balingen. She was also a guest in several chamber music ensembles at The White Nights Festival in St. Petersburg under Valery Gergiev and the Philharmonic Saloon with members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra with such as Wilfried Strehle, Daniel Stabrawa and Olaf Maninger.

Isabelle-Fleur Reber is a common guest in China Xi'an for giving masterclasses for viola, chambermusic and rectitals and becomes also regularly invited at the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the State Opera unter den Linden Berlin, the Radio Symphony Orchestra Hannover, the Philharmonic Orchestra Dresden and since last year at the Opera Australia in Melbourne and Sydney where she was invited as a principal viola for 3 months to lead the Ring Cycle and Parsifal by Richard Wagner.

Since a few years, Isabelle-Fleur has a very succesful duo with her husband Prof. Christian Kunert on the piano, giving concerts in the area of Hamburg, but also in Germany, France, Hungary and China.

Since 2018 Isabelle-Fleur is also teaching at the University of Music in Trossingen.

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