Events | Raskin & Fleischmann

Los Angeles | August 8, 2014 | 8:00 PM

ⓒ Vicky Bogaert

Friday, August 8th @ 8:00 p.m.

Villa Aurora and the Austrian Consulate General present: 

Philipp Raskin & Johannes Fleischmann


Mozart, Rota and Korngold

Johannes Fleischmann and Philippe Raskin met in August 2009 during the Pablo Casals Festival in Prades, France. In 2010, Fleischmann and Raskin created the Raskin & Fleischmann Duo. Since then the duo has performed in Europe, Africa and South America. Their concert at Villa Aurora is one stop on their tour to Bogotá, Medellin, Mexico City and Oaxaca.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
Sonata for violin and piano, No. 32, B-flat major KV 454
Nino Rota:
Sonata for violin and piano in G major
Erich Wolfgang Korngold:
Sonata for violin and piano in G major, opus 6

Born in Brussels in 1982, Philippe Raskin devoted himself to music at a very early age. He started piano lessons with Aleksandr Friedland, a Russian conductor, and continued working with Bernadette Malter and Loredana Clini.
At age 16 he graduated from the Royal Conservatorium of Brussels followed by the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel with the highest distinction and holds a Masters from Brussels Conservatorium.
In 2005 he entered the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia in Madrid where he received the Sobresaliente Prize from H.M the Queen of Spain.
He has a “Diplôme de Spécialisation” from the Strasbourg Conservatory where he studied with Amy Lin.
Philippe has won several national and international competitions, amongst others: the J.S. Bach Competition, the Gretry Rotary Competition, the Paris International Piano Competition, just to name a few.
In 2012 he was a prize-winner at the Lyon International Piano Competition and won First Prize at the “Spanish Composers” International Piano Competition in Madrid.
Philippe has performed internationally as a soloist and with noted orchestras.
His focus on contemporary music earned him dedications from several composers including „Stringent” & Jean-Marie Rens, and Serkan Gürkan.

Born in Vienna in 1983, the violinist Johannes Fleischmann started piano lessons at the age of 5. After graduating at the Viennese „Musikgymnasium“ he founded the „o(h)!-on Ensemble, Wien“ in 2003, and began his studies at the University of Music and the Performing Arts Vienna, in the classes of Prof. Klaus Maetzl and Prof. Christian Altenburger, graduating with the highest distinction.
Johannes Fleischmann currently performs on a violin from Johann Georg Stauffer, dated 1826.
In May 2009, Johannes Fleischmann made his solo debut performing the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Austrian-Slovakian Philharmonic Orchestra.
As a chamber musician, Johannes has worked with many well-known artists such as Christian Altenburger, Reinhard Latzko, and Rainer Küchl. He has performed at international festivals and can be seen in concert halls from Wiener Musikverein to Carnegie Hall. Fleischmann performs as a soloist and with renown chamber and philharmonic orchestras.


Location: VILLA AURORA, 520 Paseo Miramar, Los Angeles, CA 90272

General Admission: $15
Friends of Villa Aurora: $10
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For more information, please write an email to or call +1 310.454-4231


Street Parking is available on Los Liones Drive. Shuttle service starts on both days at 7 pm from Los Liones Drive, off Sunset Boulevard two blocks North East of Pacific Coast Highway. Please do not park on the Topanga State Park Lot!

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