Alexandre Dubach is a Swiss violinist. He began studying violin under Elisabeth Schoni at the age of 7. Within two years, he won the Concours National of the 1964 EXPO in Lausanne, followed by appearance on television and radio around Switzerland.
He proceeded to study under Eva Zurbrugg, Ulrich Lehmann, Yehudi Menuhin, Nathan Milstein, Magda Lavanchy and Salvatore Accardo. At 15 he gave his debut performance of Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto with Armin Jordanand the Tonhalle Orchester Zurich, where he returned regularly as soloist and from 1981-1985 also as leader.
At the age of 16 he won the Migros study prize and completed his studies at the Conservatoire in Fribourg “summa cum laude”. His talent was recognised in international competitions,including Senigallia, Sion, Vienna, Naples, Gernsbach, Freiburg and Vercelli, where he won 1 st prizes, including the coveted “Premio Rodolfo Lipizer”in Gorizia.
In 2000 the town of Thun awarded him their prize for culture. In 2015 he receives the same award from the Bernese Oberland.
In 2007 Dubach performed the Swiss national premiere of Niccolo Paganini’s Third ViolinConcerto. His Claves recording of Paganini’s 6 violin concertos with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte Carlo has won great acclaim, including a listing in Jaoachim Hartnack’s Great Violinists of our Time.
Alexandre Dubach has taught in Castel del Monte, Zurich (at the master classes after A. Grumiaux and N. Milstein), Delémont and Sion and is also in great demand as a teacher in eastern Europe.
Sibylle Baehler : After obtaining her teaching certificate at the “Staatliches Seminar Bern”, Sibylle Bähler obtained her teaching diploma at the “Société Suisse de Pédagogie musicale”. She completed her artistic training at the “Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt” in Weimar by taking part in “Master-Classes” with Alexander Alexandrov.
Her main fields of music activity are piano teaching and chamber music concerts. She often accompanies her daughter in four-handed works and plays in duet with violinist Alexandre Dubach. She is also a remarkable Lieder accompanist.