Bernadeta Czaparaga | © Elsa Okazaki

Univ.-Ass. Mag. Dr.

Bernadeta Czapraga

University Assistant / Teaching & Research Historical MusicologyDepartment MusicologySpot On MozART

Bernadeta Czapraga studied violin as a concert subject (Magistra artium) and completed a postgraduate degree in violin and instrumental pedagogy at the Mozarteum University. She completed her doctorate in musicology summa cum laude in 2012. At the same time as studying for her doctorate, she specialised in baroque violin at the Anton Bruckner Private University in Linz.

Her dissertation Wolfgang Amadé Mozart's Violin Concerto in A major KV 219 in selected interpretations (Bärenreiter 2017) was honoured with the "Award of Excellence" of the Federal Ministry of Science and Research for the best dissertation of the year 2013 in the field of musicology. She has been a university assistant at the University Mozarteum since 2014 and a member of the Music and Power - Dimension and Context (AMUM) (german only) research programme since 2023. From 2024 she is working on her habilitation on the topic of string chamber music and Polish identity in the work of Grażyna Bacewicz.

Current research and teaching interests include

  • Mozart research
  • Interpretation research and interpretation analysis
  • Reception research
  • Musical analysis
  • Performance practice
  • Arrangements
  • Biographical research