Born in Israel, violinist and violist Nurit Stark received her musical education in Tel Aviv, Berlin and Cologne with Ilan Gronich, Haim Taub and Alban Berg Quartet. Since her first soloist appearance at 16 of Paganini’s first violin Concerto with the Israeli philharmonic Orchestra she went on performing worldwide with orchestras masterpieces of composers such as Bach, Beethoven, Berg, Britten and Bloch.
As a chamber musician, she was formed by intensive corporations particularly with pianist Cédric Pescia, soprano Caroline Melzer with whom she appeared in festivals as Lockenhaus Kammermusikfest, Schleswig Holstein, Rheingau, Wien Modern, Donaueschinger Musiktage.
Nurit’s conviction of contemporary ideas led her to perform world premieres and to collaborate with composers such as Sofia Gubaidulina, György Kurtág, Viktor Suslin, Peter Eötvös, Carola Bauckholt, Jennifer Walshe, Younghi Pagh-Paan, Isabel Mundry and Georg Nussbaumer. Moreover, she participated in avant-garde stage projects combining music & theater (Burgtheater Vienna, Schaubühne & Volksbühne Berlin, Bobigny Paris) and created together with visual artists Isabel Robson & Susanne Vincenz „Roundhouse Reverb“, a video installation to the music of G.Kurtág.
She was supported by the following foundations; Ernst von Siemens, Forberg-Schneider and Otto&Regine Heim and is a prizewinner in international competitions George Enescu, Leopold Mozart and Ibolyka Gyarfas. Nurit has recorded works by Feruccio Busoni, George Enescu, Clara & Robert Schumann for violin/viola and piano with Cédric Pescia, chamber works by Olivier Messiaen, Viktor Suslin and Sofia Gubaidulina and “Kafka Fragments” by György Kurtag with soprano Caroline Melzer which received the German Critic award. Her debut solo recording came out in Spring 2022 and consists of solo works for violin/viola by Béla Bártok, György Ligeti, Sándor Veress and a world premiere performance of the “adventures of the dominant seventh chord” dedicated to Nurit by Peter Eötvös. In 2019 she was appointed professor for violin in the Stuttgart State university for music and performing arts.
She plays a P.Guarneri di Mantova Violin, 1710.