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Neithard Resa



Neithard Resa is also a native of Berlin and initially was taught violin by Michel Schwalbe. He then switched to Max Rostal in Cologne. He continued his studies in the U.S. under Michael Tree from the Guarneri Quartet. In 1978 Neithard won an award at the competition of the German Musikrat and was a participant of the Nationwide choice “Konzerte junger Kunstler” . The same year he joined the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra as principal violist under Herbert von Karajan and continued in that position through 2010. For seven years Neithard Resa was a member of the “Philharmonisches Oktett” and performed as a soloist with conductors such as Mehta, Barenboim, and Haitink.