Vilde Frang

violin

Biography

Recognised worldwide for her exquisite sound and virtuosity, Vilde Frang continues to develop into one of the most sought after young violinists on the concert platform. In 2012 she was unanimously awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artists Award which led to her acclaimed debut with the Vienna Philharmonic under Bernard Haitink at the Lucerne Festival.

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Regularly appearing with the leading orchestras, her recent highlights have included performances with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchester, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Oslo Philharmonic, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre de Paris, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunk and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. The 2015-16 season will include debuts with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Orchestre National de Belgique, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin and the NDR Sinfonieorchester Hamburg. She will make her debut with the Berlin Philharmonic and Sir Simon Rattle as part of their annual Europa concert. She has enjoyed collaborations with conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mariss Jansons, Ivan Fischer, Krzysztof Urbanski, James Gaffigan, Vladimir Jurowski, Vasily Petrenko, Jakub Hrusa, Paavo Järvi, Esa-Pekka Salonen and Yuri Temirkanov. A keen chamber musician, Vilde regularly appears at festivals in Salzburg, Verbier, Lucerne, London Proms, Rheingau, Lockenhaus, George Enescu Festival and the Prague Spring Music Festival. 2016 will see Vilde as artist in residence at the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 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 and San Francisco Performances. In March 2016 the duo will make their debut at Carnegie Hall in New York. 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. 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.

Vilde ble født i 1986 og gjorde sin orkesterdebut med Mariss Jansons og Oslo Filharmoniske orkester i en alder av tolv år. Siden den gang har hun etablert seg som en av de ledende fiolinvirtuoser av sin generasjon. Hun blir spesielt lagt merke til for sitt utsøkte musikalske uttrykk og velutviklede virtuositet og musikalitet.

Vilde ble av en enstemmig jury tildelt Credit Suisse Young Artists Award for 2012, og således invitert til å gjøre sin debut med Wien Philharmonie under Bernard Haitinks ledelse ved Lucerne Summer Music Festival i september 2012.

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Blant orkestre hun har gjestet, og vil gjeste i fremtiden, kan nevnes Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, BBC Symphony, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, HR-Sinfonieorchester Frankfurt, Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich, Russian National Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, NHK Symphony i Tokyo og Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, med dirigenter som Ivan Fischer, Paavo Järvi, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Mariss Jansons, David Zinman, Vassily Sinaisky, Esa-Pekka Salonen og Gianandrea Noseda. Vilde har holdt recitals og gjort kammermusikk ved festivaler i Schleswig-Holstein, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Rheingau, Lockenhaus, Gstaad, Verbier and Lucerne. Hun har spilt med store musikere som Gidon Kremer, Yuri Bashmet, Martha Argerich, Julian Rachlin, Leif Ove Andsnes and Maxim Vengerov, og sammen med Anne-Sophie Mutter og Camerata Salzburg har hun turnert Europa og USA med Bachs dobbeltkonsert. Etter sin debut med London Philharmonic Orchestra i 2007 ble Vilde umiddelbart reengasjert til både å gjøre en konsert med orkestret og Vladimir Jurowski ved Royal Festival Hall under 2009-sesongen, og en påfølgende recital i Wigmore Hall. Sin plate-debut gjorde Vilde i 2010, da hun ble presentert som EMI’s Young Artist of the Year 2010 med en innspilling av Prokofiev og Sibelius´fiolinkonserter. Utgivelsen ble hyllet av kritikere verden over og tildelt Spelemannprisen, Edison Klassik Award og Classic BRIT Award for beste nykommer. Hennes seneste utgivelse har også høstet gode kritikker og har blant annet resultert i en Gramaphone Award-nominasjon, så vel som Diapason Magazines «Diapason d´Or» og the Echo Klassik Award. Vilde har studert ved Baratt Dues Musikkinstitutt i Oslo, og vært elev av Kolja Blacher ved Musichochschule Hamburg og Ana Chumachenco ved Kronberg-akademiet. Hun spiller på en Jean-Babtiste Vuillaume utlånt av Anne-Sophie Mutter Freundkreis Stiftung.

 

Rosendal Chamber Music Festival Performances

12th August - 17:00 - Riddersalen (“Great Hall”)

17:00 – Concert, «Riddersalen» (“New Hall”)

Schubert: Piano Trio no. 2 in E flat major D. 929 [1827, published 1828]
Vilde Frang, violin; Sol Gabetta, cello; and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

13th August - 18:00 - Riddersalen (“Great Hall”)

18:00 – Concert, “Riddersalen” (“Great Hall”)

Ravel: Piano Trio in A minor [1914]
Vilde Frang, violin; Sol Gabetta, cello; and Bertrand Chamayou, piano

14th August - 18:00 - The Church

18:00 – Concert, The Church

Schubert: Fantasie in C major, (Wanderer fantasy), D. 760 [1827, first performance Jan.1828]
Vilde Frang, violin; and Bertrand Chamayou, piano