The outstanding young violinist Ziyu He was one of the youngest soloists to make his debut at the Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic under Adam Fischer in 2017, aged just 18. In 2016, Ziyu won both the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition, and was the Eurovision Young Musician of the Year in 2014.
The 18/19 season saw Ziyu perform with Singapore Symphony Orchestra, National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra, Wiener Kammerorchester, Orchestra della Toscana, Orchestra Teatro Petruzzelli, Georgian Philharmonic Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra and Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra. He also gave recitals at the Konzerthaus Wien as part of their ‘Great Talents’ series.
This season, Ziyu will be performing at BBC Proms in the Park, Belfast, and will be making his debut with Bucharest Symphony Orchestra, Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra and Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra, among others. He is also a member of Altenberg Trio Wien, performing regularly around Europe.
Ziyu He began playing the violin in his native China at the age of five. Aged just 10, he was invited by Paul Roczek to study with him in Salzburg at the University Mozarteum where Ziyu continues his Masters studies with Benjamin Schmid and Paul Roczek.
Video & Audio
Ziyu He performs Mozart Violin Concerto No. 5 K219 Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg Bregenz, Gérard Korsten, conductor
- More info 18:00 23 Sep 2019 Stadttheater Kempten, KEMPTEN
JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Partita No. 2 in D minor BWV 1004 Chaconne
LOUIS SPOHR Duet for 2 Violins in D major Op. 67 No. 2
SERGEI PROKOFIEV Sonata for Two Violins in C, Op 56
HENRYK WIENIAWSKI Étude-Caprice in G minor, Op. 18 No. 1
Violin: Benjamin Schmid
- More info 19:30 04 Dec 2019 Barber Institute of Fine Arts, BIRMINGHAM
IGOR STRAVINSKY Suite Italienne
CESAR FRANCK Sonata for Violin & Piano in A major
BELA BARTOK Romanian Folk Dances for Piano and Violin
CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Havanaise, Op. 83
PABLO SARASATE Introduction and tarantelle for violin and piano Op. 43
ANTONIO BAZZINI The Round of Goblins
Piano: Marie Sophie Hauzel