Iris Stone

irisAn artist of broad musical interests, German violinist Iris Stone resides in San Francisco where she is a member of the New Century Chamber Orchestra. She has appeared as part of the Stone-Zimmermann violin-piano duo and performed and recorded with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra under Sir Simon Rattle.

As a member of the Munich Chamber Orchestra, a world-class touring ensemble, Ms. Stone performed in the great concert halls of Europe, Asia, and America on prestigious series such as the Metropolitan Museum in New York and San Francisco Performances.

She has also been a member of the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, has been Assistant Concertmaster of San Francisco’s Women’s Philharmonic and Principle of the Monterey Symphony Orchestra.

Iris Stone first came to the United States in 1993 as a recipient of the prestigious Fulbright scholarship. Subsequently she worked with violinist Donald Weilerstein, founding member of the Cleveland Quartet, and was granted a long-term residency at the Banff Center for the Arts in Canada.