Today is Australian violin virtuoso, VC Artist Ray Chen‘s 29th birthday!
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Aaron Rosand, Ray is a former 1st prize winner at the Menuhin and Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competitions.
His recent career highlights include solo debuts with the LA Philharmonic, Leipzig Gewandhausorchester, Munich Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic, Gothenburg Symphony and the London Philharmonic and prestigious invitations to perform at the 2012 Noble Prize Concert and the 2015 Bastille Day Concert, in Paris – to a live audience of over 800,000 people and a televised audience in excess of 3.4 million viewers.
RAY CHEN | MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO | KENT NAGANO | GOTHENBURG SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA | 2015
Mozart: Violin Concertos & Sonata |CD|
Ray Chen, Violin
Christoph Eschenbach, Conductor & Pianist
Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra
Release Date: February 4, 2014