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Augustin Hadelich

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Augustin Hadelich

Biography

GRAMMY® Award-winner Augustin Hadelich has established himself as one of the great violinists of his generation. He has performed with every major orchestra in the U.S., many on numerous occasions, as well as an ever-growing number of major orchestras in the UK, Europe, and the Far East.

Highlights of Mr. Hadelich’s 2016/2017 season include return performances with the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, the symphony orchestras of Baltimore, Colorado, Dallas, North Carolina, San Diego, and St. Louis, as well as a tour of Germany and Spain with the Orquestra de Radio Cadaqués/Catalonia, and debuts with the Dresden Philharmonic, Frankfurt Radio Orchestra, Hamburg Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, Rotterdam Philharmonic, and the WDR Radio Orchestra in Cologne.

Festival appearances during this past summer included debuts at the BBC Proms, the Bowdoin Music Festival, and Sun Valley Summer Symphony, in addition to return engagements at Aspen, Bravo! Vail, and Tanglewood. Mr. Hadelich has also performed at the Blossom, Britt, Chautauqua, Eastern, Grand Teton, and Marlboro music festivals, and the Hollywood Bowl.

Among recent and upcoming worldwide appearances are the BBC Philharmonic/Manchester, BBC Symphony/London, Danish National Symphony, Finnish Radio Orchestra, German Radio Philharmonic/Saarbrücken, Hong Kong Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic, Mozarteum Orchestra/Salzburg, Netherlands Philharmonic, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, NHK Symphony/Tokyo, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra/Dublin, São Paulo Symphony, Stuttgart Radio Orchestra, and a tour of China with the San Diego Symphony.

Gold Medalist of the 2006 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, Mr. Hadelich was named winner of the inaugural Warner Music Prize in 2015. Other distinctions include Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award (2012), a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship in the UK (2011), and an Avery Fisher Career Grant (2009).

Mr. Hadelich plays the 1723 “Ex-Kiesewetter” Stradivari violin, on loan from Clement and Karen Arrison through the Stradivari Society of Chicago.

Photo Credit: Rosalie O'Connor


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