Prof. Silvia Marcovici was born in Romania and studied at the Conservatory in Bucharest with Ştefan Gheorghiu. At the age of 16, she made her international debut with the Residentie Orkest Den Haag under Bruno Maderna. She is a laureate of the prestigious Long-Thibaud Competition in Paris, received a special prize from Prince Rainier of Monaco for her interpretation of a contemporary work, and won the International George Enescu Competition in Bucharest.

Since then, she has performed with leading orchestras in Europe, Israel, Japan, North and South America, working with numerous famous conductors, including Claudio Abbado, Simon Rattle, Riccardo Muti, André Previn, Zubin Mehta and Herbert Blomstedt. Furthermore, Silvia Marcovici has devoted herself intensively to chamber music.

A milestone in her career was a performance with the London Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Leopold Stokowski, recorded by DECCA, where she played the Glazunov concerto. Her recordings also include the violin concertos by Sibelius and Carl Nielsen, as well as Beethoven's violin sonatas. The Canadian label DOREMI released live recordings with Silvia Marcovici in their CD and DVD series "Legendary Treasures".

Silvia Marcovici is a passionate and active teacher and is currently professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.