Fiona Milla Jäntti
…How the German-Finnish violinist asserted herself, on the other hand, was great: she stretched out wide cantilenas with a luminous tone up to the high register, emerged effortlessly from roaring orchestra avalanches with springy movement motor skills, touched with the sweetness of the double stop passages even in the sinking. Where the music let her dance with a wink, you could easily imagine that Jäntti also plays Folk music..
Violinist Fiona Milla Jäntti stands out for her musical versatility.
Her artistic activities range from the Baroque violin to the Electric violin.
She is a prize winner of several competitions. In 2019, she and her duo partner Ryo Yamanishi were awarded the 2nd prize at the „European Chamber Music Competition Karlsruhe 2019″. In May 2015 she won an award for the best interpretation of a 21st century work at the „International Knopf Competition for Violin 2015″. In the same month, she was awarded the „Edwin Fischer Recognition Prize 2015″ of the Music University Lucerne. In 2016 she won the 4th prize at the competition „Citta` di Padua”. In 2009 she received a sponsorship award at the „Walter Gieseking Competition Saarbrücken”. In 2002 she won the 1st prize at the „International Competition Queen Sophie Charlotte 2002″. She was also a scholarship recipient of the Live Music Now e.V. Leipzig association and the Baden-Württemberg State Collection.