Violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter has Tested Positive for Coronavirus

March 26, 2020, 11:49 AM · German volinist Anne-Sophie Mutter announced Thursday on her Facebook page that she has tested positive for Covid-19.

"I have been tested positive, and so I'm staying very quarantined at home, and I'm expecting to fully recover," Mutter said. "It's interesting what it does with yoru head, though. At first I thought 'Oh my god, this is a total disaster,' and yes, in some tragic cases it is really a difficult situation. But in my case I'm 56 and I'm not smoking."

"Stay healthy and if you are with me not only in spirit but in virus, let's say strong, take our vitamins and try to get some fresh air even if it's only opening the window....I so much hope to be able to play for you soon, live."

We wish you a smooth recovery to full health, Anne-Sophie!

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March 26, 2020 at 06:36 PM · Anne-Sophie's was one of the concerts we were scheduled to watch this year. I wanted my children to see her play and be inspired by her. But this is not important now. The most important thing is for Anne-Sophie, and others affected by this virus get well again. We wish Anne-Sophie, and others who have been affected by covid-19 a speedy recovery. We also wish their families, and those who are front-liners to stay healthy.

Thank you to all the front-liners for all that you do for society. You truly are the heroes of our time.

March 26, 2020 at 09:52 PM · Get completely well soon, Anne-Sophie!!

March 26, 2020 at 11:08 PM · Dear Anne-Sophie,

I have heard you live many times at Carnegie Hall and elsewhere. I try not to miss you when you are in New York City. Your exquisite playing is always a joy. Thank you.

Best Regards,

Daniel De Siena

March 26, 2020 at 11:29 PM · I was very touched by Anne Sophie’s heartfelt and life-affirming video. After all the news reports and the dry statistics, I am numb and confused. However, I connected personally with what she said to us and remembered her wonderful performances I’ve heard on recordings. She represents the highest standard of music, and her essence comes through in her lovely personality. I wish her good health and a return to what we all love most in life.

March 27, 2020 at 04:27 AM · GOD bless her

March 27, 2020 at 02:11 PM · Gute Besserung! You were the reason I started playing violin decades ago. I hope you recover soon.

March 27, 2020 at 03:14 PM · Sehr geehrte Frau Mutter, danke fuer die schoene,ermutigende Worte. Es ist kaum ein Jahr vorbei seitdem ich Sie am 12.03.2019 in Carnegie Hall gehoert und bewundert habe....ein Abend,dass ich nie vergessen werde.Ich hoffe ,dass Sie bald gesund werden so dass ich Sie wieder in Wien hoeren kann. Beste Wuensche fuer eine baldige Genesung. Vanda Brighi

March 27, 2020 at 04:54 PM · Dear Anne Sophie,

A long time ago we worked together with Slava and the NSO. I so looked forward to your wonderful playing and took great delight when there was a harp part to play with you. I am so sorry to hear that you have the virus and my heart goes out to you and your family. I wish only that you have a speedy and easy recovery and that you are once more bringing joy to all who hear you perform.

Dotian Levalier McReynolds

March 27, 2020 at 05:30 PM · Get well soon Anne Sophie! We love you, take care!

March 27, 2020 at 10:02 PM · God be with her

March 28, 2020 at 12:30 AM · Sehr geehrte Frau Mutter!!

I have had the great pleasure of hearing you perform in Boston and NYC and have met you.

You are an angel and will recover.

Many prayers will be sent your way in Jesus name.

Raymond Karl Malone

March 28, 2020 at 06:43 AM · Dear Anne Sophie, I saw you perform in Oxford, UK a couple of years ago and you were magnificent. Your masterclass the next morning was truly inspiring. I hope you recover very soon and thank you so much for posting your video. It is very comforting in these difficult times. Suzanne

April 1, 2020 at 01:56 PM · Hope she will be OK soon.

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