Born in France in 1995, Mohamed Hiber began playing violin at the age of 7. He studied with Ana Chumachenco at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia in Madrid and Munich Music Academy, from which he graduated with a Master’s degree. Since 2010 he has been a member of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, and the orchestra’s concert master since 2019. As a soloist he has appeared with orchestras including the London Symphony, Czech Philharmonic and Gstaad Festival Orchestra. A passionate chamber musician, Mohamed has played in major festivals, collaborating with such artists as Daniel Barenboim, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Elena Bashkirova, Guy Braunstein, Daishin Kashimoto, Itamar Golan and Yuri Bashmet. Mohamed Hiber is also founder of the Elyon Piano Trio with cellist Laura Szabo and pianist Maximillian Flieder. He plays a violin made by Vuillaume (1858) and a bow made by Rolland, both on generous loan from the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation.