25-year-old Taiwanese violin virtuoso Yu-Chien Benny Tseng has, in recent years, built an international reputation as one of today’s most exciting and gifted young concert soloists.
A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music, where he studied with Aaron Rosand and Ida Kavafian, Benny is a former top prize winner at the Sarasate, Singapore, Isang Yun and Tchaikovsky International Violin Competitions.
His recent orchestral engagements include performances with the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra, Russian National Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Belgium, Orquesta Sinfónica de Navarra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Taiwan Philharmonic, China Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta.
Benny currently plays on the ‘ex Viotti-Marie Hall‘ 1709 Stradivarius violin – on generous loan from the Chi-Mei Culture Foundation, in Taiwan.
VC ARTIST YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | BARBER | VIOLIN CONCERTO OP. 14 | SHAOCHIA LÜ & TAIWAN PHILHARMONIC | 2018
VC ARTIST YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | RAVEL | TZIGANE | LÜ JIA & NCPA ORCHESTRA
VC ARTIST YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | TCHAIKOVSKY | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MAJOR | 3RD MVT | VALERY GERGIEV & MARIINSKY ORCHESTRA | 2015
VC ARTIST YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | SIBELIUS | VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MINOR | 2015 SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE
VC ARTIST YU-CHIEN BENNY TSENG | SARASATE | CARMEN FANTASY | 2015 SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION | 1ST PRIZE
Name: Yu-Chien Benny Tseng
Violin: 1709 ‘ex Viotti-Marie Hall’ Stradivarius violin – On loan from the Chi-Mei Culture Foundation
Bow: Dominique Peccatte – On loan from the Chi-Mei Culture Foundation
Strings: Thomastik Peter Infeld | Pirastro Obligato Golden E String
Teachers: Aaron Rosand | Ida Kavafian
Schools: Curtis Institute of Music
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