Vilde Frang was unanimously awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artist Award in 2012 and made her debut with the Vienna Philharmonic under Bernard Haitink at the Lucerne Festival.
Highlights among her recent and forthcoming solo engagements include performances with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Philharmonia, London Philharmonic, Konzerthaus-Orchester Berlin, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Orchestre de Paris, Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich, St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Sydney Symphony and the NHK Symphony in Tokyo, with conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mariss Jansons, Ivan Fischer, Krzysztof Urbanski, Vladimir Jurowski, Vasily Petrenko, Jakub Hrusa, Paavo Järvi, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yuri Temirkanov. Vilde made her debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker and Sir Simon Rattle on the 1st May 2016 for their annual Europa concert.
A keen chamber musician, Vilde regularly appears at festivals in Salzburg, Verbier, Lucerne, London Proms, Rheingau, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Lockenhaus, George Enescu Festival and the Prague Spring Music Festival. Amongst her collaborators were Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Lawrence Power, Nicolas Altstaedt, Steven Isserlis, Truls Mørk, Leif-Ove Andsnes, Martha Argerich and the Ébène Quartet.
Vilde has toured internationally with her recital partner Michail Lifits. The duo have performed at venues including the Concertgebouw, Musikverein, Philharmonie Berlin, Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Tonhalle Zurich, Bozar Brussels as well as part of the Vancouver Recital Series, Boston Celebrity Series, San Francisco Performances, and at Carnegie Hall.
Vilde Frang is an exclusive Warner Classics artist and her recordings have received numerous awards. She is the recipient of the Edison Klassiek Award, Classic BRIT Award, “Editor’s Choice by Gramophone Magazine, “Diapason d’Or” by Diapason Magazine, Deutsche Schallplattenpreis and Echo Klassik Award. Her most recent release of Mozart Violin Concertos has received critical acclaim.
Born in Norway in 1986, Vilde was engaged by Mariss Jansons at the age of twelve to debut with Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. She studied at Barratt Due Musikkinstitutt in Oslo, with Kolja Blacher at Musikhochschule Hamburg and Ana Chumachenco at the Kronberg Academy. She has also worked with Mitsuko Uchida as a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship winner 2007, and was a scholarship-holder 2003-2009 in the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation.
Vilde Frang performs on a Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume from 1864.
Quelle: Warner Classics