Julie Eskar is currently first concertmaster of the Danish National Chamber Orchestra and has performed as a soloist with several orchestras in Denmark and abroad.
An avid chamber musician, Ms. Eskar has been playing in many different major festivals around the world such as Prussia Cove (England), Horten (Norway), Incontri in Terra di Siena, BIMF (Italy), Tivoli (Denmark), etc. performing aside musicians such as Boris Berman, Jeremy Denk, Clive Greensmith, Thomas Demenga, Ralph Kirsbaum, Michael Kannen, Antonio Lysy, Alberto Lysy, Vilde Frang, Ani Kavafian, Ettore Causa, etc.
Julie is a founding member of the Eskar Trio, an international award-winning ensemble. The Trio has established a reputation for itself as one of the leading ensembles on the Danish chamber music stage and has also enjoyed great success in Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Portugal, Japan and the Netherlands.
The Trio has released several critically acclaimed CDs including the complete Brahms piano trios and works by Ravel and Chausson.
The Trio’s second CD featuring never-before recorded Danish Romantic piano trios was awarded
'Best Chamber Music Recording' and 'Best Classical Recording of the Year' by the Danish Radio Music Awards.
Together with her husband Ettore Causa, Julie Eskar is also playing in the recently established Arabella String Quartet which is based in Boston. A recording featuring the ensemble is set to be released next fall
Ms. Eskar studied under Professor Milan Vitek at the Danish Royal Academy of Music in Copenhagen and with Professor Gerhard Schultz at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. She has also worked under the guidance of Alberto Lysy, Ana Chumachenco, Christian Tetzlaff and Ivry Gitlis.