Yu-Chien Tseng
Chinese Taipei, °1994
VIOLIN 2012 : Fifth Prize
Tseng Yu-Chien started to study the violin at the age of 5. Since 2008 he has studied at the Curtis Institute of Music, under Ida Kavafian. He has won numerous prizes at international competitions, including the Isang Yun Competition (First Prize in 2011), the Pablo Sarasate Competition (First Prize in 2009) - at which he was the youngest laureate in the history of the competition -, and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition Junior division (Third Prize in 2006). He has performed as a soloist with a number of orchestras, including the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Navarra, the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, the Cross-Strait Peace Symphony Orchestra, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan, and has given numerous recitals in Spain and Taiwan.


CV - attestation Curtis en cours


Ida Kavafian (since 2008)
C.Nanette Chen(2005-2008)
Ying-Lieng Shen(2000-2005)


The Curtis Institute of Music (Since 2008)
Final 2012: Tseng Yu-Chien
Semi-final 2012: Yu-Chien Tseng - recital
Semi-final 2012: Yu-Chien Tseng - concerto
Final (26/05/2012)
Maurice Ravel Sonata in G major
Kenji Sakai Concerto pour violon et orchestre
Johannes Brahms Concerto in D major op. 77
Yu-Chien Tseng, violin
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Gilbert Varga
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist

Récital (11/05/2012)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in D minor op. 27/3
Victor Kissine Caprice
Fritz Kreisler Sonata "The Devil's Trill" in G minor (after G. Tartini)
Henryk Wieniawski Variations sur un thème original in A minor op. 15
Yu-Chien Tseng, violin
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist

Concerto (09/05/2012)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 5 in A major KV 219
Yu-Chien Tseng, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Michael Hofstetter
First round (05/05/2012)
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 2 in A minor BWV 1003
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 5 in A minor
Robert Schumann In kraftigem, nicht zu schnellem tempo (Concerto in D minor)
Yu-Chien Tseng, violin
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
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H.M. Queen Mathilde
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