VC ARTIST | Violist Diyang Mei – ARD Viola Competition 1st Prize Winner

25-year-old Chinese violist Diyang Mei is building a reputation as one of this generation's outstanding viola soloists, chamber musicians and orchestral leaders

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Diyang Mei Violist ARD International Viola Competition Cover

A current student of Nobuko Imai at the Kronberg Academy, and former student of Hariolf Schlichtig at the Munich University of Music, Diyang is a coveted 1st prize winner at the Markneukirchen, Max Rostal, Brahms and ARD International Viola Competitions.

His recent debuts include concerto engagements with the Bavarian Radio Symphony, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Philharmonic Orchestra Bad Reichenhall, Poznań Philharmonic Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart.

Diyang currently serves as principal violist of the Munich Philharmonic.

He performs on a 1963 Ansaldo Poggi viola, on generous loan from the Chinese Yu Art Foundation, and is under worldwide general management with Reinicke Artists, in Berlin.

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | BRUCH | ROMANCE | 2020

 

Konzert der ARD-Preisträger

🤩 🤩 🤩 Live aus dem Studio 2 des BR – Bayerischer Rundfunk: Konzert mit ehemaligen Preisträgern des Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD. Mit dabei sind Natalya Boeva – mezzo-soprano, das Klavierduo Ani und Nia Sulkanishvili und der Bratscher Diyang Mei.

Posted by Internationaler Musikwettbewerb der ARD on Monday, May 25, 2020

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | PROKOFIEV | ROMEO AND JULIET | 2020

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI | BARTOK VIOLA CONCERTO |  JOSEPH BASTIAN & BAVARIAN RADIO SYMPHONY | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI | STAMITZ VIOLA CONCERTO | 2ND MVT | MUNICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & CHIYAN WONG | SCHUMANN | MÄRCHENBILDER | 2020

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI | STAMITZ VIOLA CONCERTO | 3RD MVT | MUNICH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC YOUNG ARTIST DIYANG MEI | BACH | SUITE  NO. 5 IN C MINOR | PRELUDE & FUGUE | 2019

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | HINDEMITH VIOLA SONATA (1939) | 2ND MVT | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | HINDEMITH VIOLA SONATA (1939) | 3RD MVT | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI | LIGETI | SONATA FOR SOLO VIOLA | 2ND MVT | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | BRAHMS | VIOLA SONATA IN F MINOR | 1ST MVT | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

VC ARTIST DIYANG MEI & YUMI SEKIYA | BRAHMS | VIOLA SONATA IN F MINOR | 2ND MVT | 2018 ARD INTERNATIONAL VIOLA COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE

 

Name: Diyang Mei

Viola: 1963 Ansaldo Poggi – on generous loan from the Chinese Yu Art Foundation

Teachers: Hariolf Schlichtig

School: Munich University of Music and Performing Arts | Kronberg Academy

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Instagram: @diyang_viola

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