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Nai-Yuan Hu
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Chinese Taipei
violin
Biography
Since winning the Queen Elisabeth Competition in 1985, the violinist Hu Nai-Yuan has performed in the world’s leading concert halls, including the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Avery Fisher Hall in New York, Suntory Hall in Tokyo, and other major venues in Europe, Asia, and North and South America. He has played as a soloist with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the Rotterdam Philharmonic, the Tokyo Philharmonic, the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, among others, under conductors such as George Cleve, Adam Fischer, Leon Fleisher, Gunther Herbig, Gerard Schwarz, and Maxim Shostakovich. He has recorded with the Royal Philharmonic (London) and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and has toured Germany with the National Orchestra of Belgium. He is music director of Taiwan Connection, a music festival he founded in his homeland in 2004. A chamber music enthusiast, he has collaborated with musicians such as Fou Ts’ong, Martha Argerich, and Misha Maisky at the Beijing Music Festival and Yo-Yo Ma and Emanuel Ax at the Taipei International Music Festival. Hu Nai-Yuan has made recordings for EMI, Delos, Koch, and Sunrise.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Final violin 2015Member of the jury
Semi-final violin 2015Member of the jury
First round violin 2015Member of the jury
VIOLIN 2015Member of the jury
Final violin 2012Member of the jury
Semi-final violin 2012Member of the jury
First round violin 2012Member of the jury
VIOLIN 2012Member of the jury
Prelude concert violin 1989Soloist
Closing concert violin 1985Soloist
Recital 1st laureate violin 1985 : Nai-Yuan HuFirst prize - Queen Elisabeth International Grand Prize
Laureates' concert with the 1st, 3rd and 5th laureate violin 1985Soloist
Final 1985: Nai-Yuan HuSoloist
Semi-final 1985: Nai-Yuan HuSoloist
VIOLIN 1985First prize - Queen Elisabeth International Grand Prize
Audio
Final 1985: Nai-Yuan Hu
Jean-Marie Simonis : Cantilène op. 39
Final 1985: Nai-Yuan Hu
Gabriel Fauré : Sonata n. 1 in A major op. 13 (Violin sonatas)
Semi-final 1985 : Nai-Yuan Hu
Pablo de Sarasate : Fantaisie sur des thèmes de Carmen op. 25
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