20-year-old American cellist Zlatomir Fung is quickly building an international reputation as one of the outstanding young string soloists of his generation – praised for his virtuosity, maturity and profound musicality.
A student of Richard Aaron and Timothy Eddy at The Juilliard School, Zlatomir is a former 1st prize winner at the Johansen, Stulberg, Irving Klein, Schoenfeld and Enescu International Music Competitions, Astral Artists National Auditions and Young Concert Artists International Auditions – and was recently awarded 1st prize at the 2019 Tchaikovsky International Cello Competition.
His recent performances include solo engagements with the New England Philharmonic, George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Santa Cruz Symphony, Lausanne Sinfonietta, the Grand Rapids Symphony and Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.
His upcoming engagements include concerto performances with the Seattle Symphony, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra and the Dresden and Aspen Music Festivals – and solo recitals at New York’s Morgan Library and the 2020 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival.
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG | DVORAK CELLO CONCERTO IN B MINOR | MILLENNIUM ORCHESTRA | 2019
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG | ESA-PEKKA SALONEN | YTA III | 2019
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG & TENGKU IRFAN | BLOCH | BAAL SHEM | VIDUI | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS NEW YORK RECITAL DEBUT | 2019
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG & TENGKU IRFAN | BRAHMS | SONATA IN E MINOR | 3RD MVT | YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS NEW YORK RECITAL DEBUT | 2019
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG & ROHAN DE SILVA | BEETHOVEN | 7 VARIATIONS FROM MOZART’S ‘MAGIC FLUTE’ | HEIFETZ INSTITUTE | 2019
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG | TCHAIKOVSKY | VARIATIONS ON A ROCOCO THEME | JINDONG CAI & HARBIN SYMPHONY | 2018 SCHOENFELD INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITION
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG & RENANA GUTMAN | CHOPIN | CELLO SONATA IN G MINOR | RAVINIA STEANS MUSIC INSTITUTE | 2017
VC ARTIST ZLATOMIR FUNG & STEFAN PETROV | SCHUBERT | ARPEGGIONE SONATA | 2016 HEIFETZ INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
Name: Zlatomir Fung
Cello: 1905 W.E. Hill and Sons, London
Bow: 2015 Evan Orman
Strings: Thomastik Spirocore Tungsten C & G Strings | Thomastik Versum Medium D & A Strings
Teachers: Richard Aaron & Timothy Eddy
Schools: New England Conservatory Preparatory School | The Juilliard School