Winner of the Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Julia Rebekka Brembeck-Adlerstudied with Kim Kashkashian, Johannes Lüthy, Wolfram Christ, Christoph Poppen, Walter Levin, Juri Baschmet and Hartmut Rohde, among others.
She is a former member of the Kuss Quartet and the Viardot Piano Quartet, a founding member of the Berlin Soloist Octet. She worked for many years as assistant principal violist with the Munich Philharmonic.
Julia Rebekka Brembeck-Adler musical partners include the pianists José Gallardo and Jascha Nemtsov, with whom she discovered forgotten works by Jewish composers.
Her repertoire covers a wide musical range, which is reflected in her internationally acclaimed CDs; these recordings range from classical viola concertos, the solo sonatas of Mieczylsaw Weinberg, discoveries from the pens of forgotten composers to Astor Piazzolla’s tango.
In addition to her viola practice, Julia Rebekka Brembeck-Adler plays the viola d’amore and, among other things, has studied the historical performance practice of baroque music through studies with Reinhard Göbel.
Her openness to contemporary music has led to numerous premieres of works by composers such as Wolfgang von Schweinitz, Marc Sabat, Gerald Eckart, Johannes Schöllhorn, Favio Daiban, Pablo Aguirre, Eva Sindichakis, Wilfried Hiller, Max Beckschäfer, Dorothea Hofmann, David Loeb and others Gerardo Gandini.
Julia Rebecca Brembeck Adler is professor of viola, viola d’amore and baroque viola at the University of the Arts – UDK – in Berlin, Germany.