Xiao Wang
China, °1986
VIOLIN 2015 : Laureate
After training in his homeland, at the Beijing Conservatory, Xiao Wang went on to join Joseph Silverstein’s class at the Curtis Institute of Music, before going on to further studies under Lucie Robert at the Manhattan School of Music. He has taken part in master classes with, among others, Claude Franck, Menahem Pressler, and Pamela Franck. He won the Joseph Szigeti International Competition in 2012 and the Heida Hermanns International Competition in 2015. Xiao Wang has performed at the Gewandhaus in Leipzig and at Carnegie Hall in New York, with a number of orchestras, including the Kodály Philharmonic Orchestra, the Akademisches Orchester Leipzig, and the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, under conductors such as Andreas Ligeti and David Gilbert. He has also appeared at the Budapest Spring Festival and the Texas Music Festival. As a chamber musician, he has played with Philippe Entremont and with the American String Quartet.

Instrument : Giuseppe Giovanni Battista Guarneri (ca 1730), loaned by Aguang Chen


Lucie Robert(2009-2015), Joseph Silverstien(2005-2009), Weidong Tong(1999-2005)


Master of Music(the Manhattan School of Music, New York 2015)
Bachelor of Music(the Manhattan School of Music New York 2013)
Artist Diploma(the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia 2009)
High school Diploma(Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing 2005)
Final 2015: Xiao Wang
Semi-final 2015: Xiao Wang - recital
Semi-final 2015: Xiao Wang - concerto
Final (28/05/2015)
Michael Jarrell ...aussi peu que les nuages...
Jean Sibelius Concerto in D minor op. 47
Xiao Wang, violin
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop

Récital (16/05/2015)

Eugène Ysaÿe Sonata in E minor op. 27/4
Vykintas Baltakas Recitativo
Robert Schumann Sonata n. 1 in A minor op. 105
Béla Bartók Rhapsody n. 1
Xiao Wang, violin
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist

Concerto (13/05/2015)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 4 in D major KV 218
Xiao Wang, violin
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (06/05/2015)
Johann Sebastian Bach Sonata n. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
Franz Schubert Grand duo in A major D 574
Nicolò Paganini Caprice n. 24 in A minor
Xiao Wang, violin
Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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