Dec. 10, 2013
Music at Noon Guest Artist
Bin Huang, one of the most outstanding violinists from China, endeared herself to the musical world when at age fourteen she won the Junior Wieniawski International Violin Competition in Lublin, Poland, sharing First Prize with Maxim Vengerov. She has maintained international prominence, winning both the Paganini International Violin Competition in Genoa, Italy, and the Munich (ARD) International Music Competition in Munich, Germany. Dr. Huang has been universally lauded for her interpretive and technical skills, hailed as “a winner in what matters the most” (The Washington Post) and “a talent that leaves a listener flabbergasted” (The Sun, Baltimore.) Bin Huang’s live recording of the Beethoven Violin Concerto on Paganini’s own violin, the “Cannon,” is the only existing live recording captured with that legendary instrument.
As an active chamber musician, Bin Huang has played in the Marlboro Music Festival, where she performed with members of the Beaux Arts Trio and the Juilliard and Guarneri String Quartet. She is a member of Fideo Trio which has performed in the United States, Italy, and Canada. Bin Huang’s concert career has taken her throughout the world, performing with leading orchestras and at important concert venues such as the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, Palais Des Beaux-Arts in Brussels, Opera Center in Tokyo, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory, and the People’s Great Hall and National Grand Theater in Beijing.
Following her early years of study in China, she came to the United States to study at the Peabody Conservatory of Music, where she earned her Bachelor of Music degree and Artist Diploma. She received her master’s degree and doctorate from Eastman School of Music.