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Zlatomir Fung

Happy Birthday, VC Artist Zlatomir Fung!

Zlatomir Fung is quickly building an international reputation as one of the outstanding young string soloists of his generation


Today is American cellist VC Artist Zlatomir Fung’s 25th birthday!

A student of Richard Aaron and Timothy Eddy at The Juilliard School, Zlatomir is a former first prize winner at the Johansen, Stulberg, and Irving Klein International Music Competitions. He is also the youngest cellist ever to win First Prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2019.

The winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 2017, he was also awarded first prize at both the Schoenfeld and Enescu International Cello Competitions.

This 2023/24 season, Fung was Artist-in-Residence with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, which included a tour to the UK.

Across North America and Asia, notable engagements include Fung's debut with the Cleveland Orchestra, appearances alongside the Baltimore and Shanghai Symphony Orchestras, and a tour to Japan, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.

Recent noteworthy concerto performances include Fung's debuts with esteemed orchestras, the New York Philharmonic, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre National de Lille, and BBC Philharmonic, in addition to engagements with the Detroit, Seattle, Milwaukee, Utah, Rochester, and Kansas City Symphonies.

Fung is also dedicated towards contemporary repertoire, championing composers such as Unsuk Chin, Katherine Balch, and Anna Clyne.



upcoming events

july 2024

04julAll Day14Ilona Fehér International Violin Competition(All Day) Ádám Jenő Music School of Ferencváros, HU-1092 Budapest, Köztelek u. 8.Event Type :competitionsFOLLOW

16julAll Day27Johann Sebastian Bach International Cello & Baroque Cello Competition(All Day) Thomaskirche Leipzig, Thomaskirchhof, Thomaskirchhof 18, 04109 Leipzig, GermanyEvent Type :competitions Event TagsBaroque Cello Competition,Cello Competition,Johann Sebastian Bach International Cello CompetitionFOLLOW

august 2024

19augAll Day24Tibor Varga International Junior Violin Competition(All Day) Ferme-Asile, Promenade des Pêcheurs 10 1950 Sion SuisseEvent Type :competitions Event Tagscompetition,Tibor VargaFOLLOW

22augAll Day01sepKloster Schöntal International Violin Competition(All Day) Schöntal Monastery, Klosterhof 6, 74214 Schöntal, GermanyEvent Type :competitions Event TagsKloster Schöntal International Violin CompetitionFOLLOW

26augAll Day30London Classic Violin Competition(All Day) Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2BS, United KingdomEvent Type :competitions Event TagsClassic Violin Olympus International Competition,violin competitionFOLLOW

30augAll Day01sepBanff International String Quartet Festival(All Day) The Banff Centre, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Box 1020 Banff T1L 1H5 Canada Event Type :Other Event TagsBanff International String Quartet Festival,string quartetFOLLOW


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