Julia Fischer the pianist. Her active violin repertoire spans from Vivaldi to Shostakovich, containing over 40 works with orchestra and about 60 works of chamber music..... and then On January 1, 2008, Fischer debuted as a pianist, performing Grieg's Piano Concerto in A minor with the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie in Frankfurt. The concert was conducted by Matthias Pintscher. On the same occasion she also performed the Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor by Camille Saint-Saëns.