Mengla Huang

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Mengla Huang is one of the most active violinists of our time. His brilliant technique and unique interpretations have fascinated audiences throughout Asia, Europe and North America. In 2002, he won the first prize at the prestigious Paganini International Violin Competition in Italy, where he was also awarded the Renato De Barbieri Memorial award for the best interpretation of Paganini's caprices and the Mario Ruminelli Memorial award.

Huang was born in 1980 in Shanghai and began to study violin at the age of 4. Admitted to Shanghai Conservatory at 8, his rare talent was recognized by Professor Lina Yu, with whom he went on to study. In 2006 he received his master°«s degree and became the youngest ever faculty member of Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In September 2006, he moved to London, and has undertaken further studies with Professor Gyorgy Pauk at Royal Academy of Music.

Huang has worked as a soloist with many of the world°«s finest orchestras including Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, German National Philharmonic, Norrkoping Symphony Orchestra, Nice Philharmonic Orchestra ,NHK Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Kyoto Philharmonic Orchestra, Osaka Philharmonic Orchestra, Sendai Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, China National Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, etc. He has performed with conductors such as: Neeme Jarvi, Edo de Waart, Jonathan Nott, Henrik Schaefer, Muhai Tang, Nicola Luisotti, Jia Lu, Ryusuke Numajiri, Thomas Dausgaard, Tovey Bramwell, etc.

In October 2006, he was invited to perform for the Danish Queen in the Fredensborg Palace of Denmark, and was highly praised by the Danish Royal Court. April 2007 saw his New York debut at the Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center and Boston debut at the Jordan Hall. Highlights in the 08-09 season include a Asian tour and a Italy tour, in December the grand opening gala concert of the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing, in May 2008 his Czech recital debut at the Dvorak Hall at the 63rd Prague Spring Festival and in August 2009 concerts in °∆Paganini Festival°« in Taiwan.

Upcoming engagements including his debut with Hamburger Symphoniker (at Laeiszhalle- Musikhalle Hamburg), performances with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra (under Neeme Jarvi) and Macao Orchestra (under Jahja Ling) ,a Japan tour with NHK Symphony Orchestra (under Moshe Atzmon) and a China tour with Basel Symphony Orchestra in 09/10 season, etc.

In addition to the Paganini prize, awards he has received include Gold Medal and Public Prize in the 2001 Sendai International Music Competition in Japan; Best Performance Prize in the 2001 Shanghai Spring International Festival, and the Second Prize in the 2000 Lipinsky and Wieniawsky International Violin Competition in Poland. In November 2007 he received the first Montegrappa°«s Genio Creativo Award, an annual international award for young talents who represent creativity and innovation in different fields of art and from different countries.

Mengla Huang is under contract as a recording artist for Universal Music. 2005 saw his debut album °»Violin Showpieces°… under the Deutsche Grammophon label. His second recital album on DG, a collection of works written by violinist-composers titled °»Violinissimo,°… was released in 2008.

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Date December 3rd, 2016(Sat) 1:30pm & 5:00pm
Venue The Symphony Hall
The 94th Masterpiece Concert "Sibelius & Brahms"

[Performers]
Seitaro Ishikawa (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
Osaka Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
Sibelius: Lemminkainen Suite, Op.22: II. The Swan of Tuonela
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op.47
Brahms: Symphony No.4 in E Minor, Op.98

[Tickets]
All Reserved Seats (S)\3,500 (A)\3,000 (B)\1,500

[Information]
The Symphony Ticket Center 06-6453-2333

Date March 19, 2013 (Tue) 19:00
Venue Sendai City Youth Cultural Center Concert Hall
"5 WINNERS & 5 CONCERTOS"
Gala Concert celebrating the 5th Sendai International Music Competition
(The 2nd Day: Concert by the 1st Prizewinners of the 4th SIMC)


[Performers]
Shigeo Genda (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
Giuseppe Andaloro (Piano)
Svetlin Roussev (Violin)
Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra

[Program]
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47 (Mengla Huang)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.2 in A major, S.125 (Giuseppe Andaloro)
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35 (Svetlin Roussev)

[Tickets]
Reserved Seats S°Ô4,500 A°Ô4,000 Student (A Seat)°Ô2,000
Special rates available to purchases of set tickets (to both
performances on the 19th and the 20th) and to members of Sendai Cultural
Foundation. Please see information below.

[Information]
Sendai Cultural Foundation 022-727-1872

Date Sat/21/August/2010 16:00
Venue Wakayama Culture and Arts Foundation
NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert

[Performer]
Motse Atzmon (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
NHK Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
SAINT-SAENS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

[Price]
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[Information]
NHK Wakayama +81-73-424-8111

Date Fri/20/August/2010 19:00
Venue Hyogo Performing Arts Center
NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert

[Performer]
Motse Atzmon (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
NHK Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
SAINT-SAENS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

[Price]
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[Information]
NHK Kobe +81-78-252-5000

Date Thu/19/August/2010 19:00
Venue Nara-ken Bunka Kaikan International Hall
NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert

[Performer]
Motse Atzmon (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
NHK Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
SAINT-SAENS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

[Price]
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[Information]
NHK Nara +81-742-26-3411

Date Wed/18/August/2010 19:00
Venue Kyoto Concert Hall
NHK Symphony Orchestra Concert

[Performer]
Motse Atzmon (Conductor)
Mengla Huang (Violin)
NHK Symphony Orchestra

[Program]
SAINT-SAENS: Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor, Op. 61

[Price]
S: \6,000 A:\5,000 B:\4,000 C:\3,000

[Information]
NHK Kyoto +81-75-841-4321
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