Violin, Baroque Violin
Minna Pensola performs as a chamber musician, soloist and leader. She is a founding member of Meta4 string quartet which is the first prize winner of the Dimitri Shostakovich String Quartet Competition (Moscow 2004) and the Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition (Vienna 2007). She is also a co-founder of The Punavuori Chamber concert series, and runs a club for classical music in her home town Helsinki. She acted as an artistic director for the Sysmä Summer Sounds Festival in Finland years 2006-2012. Minna Pensola teaches violin at the Sibelius Academy and is tutor at the European Chamber Music Academy (ECMA). Her own studies took her to through the Sibelius Academy, Musikhochschule Zürich and European Chamber Music Academy (ECMA). Minna Pensola plays a Carlo Bergonzi violin (1732) kindly on loan from Signe ja Ane Gyllenberg Foundation.