The extraordinary Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang opens the SCO Season with Beethoven's Violin Concerto.
Vilde Frang’s profound musicianship and exceptional lyricism has elevated her as one of the leading and most individual young artists.
In 2012 she was unanimously awarded the Credit Suisse Young Artists Award which led to her debut with the Wiener Philharmoniker under Bernard Haitink at the Lucerne Festival.
In 2016 she made her acclaimed debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker under Sir Simon Rattle as part of their Europa Konzert and she will return during the 17-18 season for her subscription debut at the Philharmonie, as well as concerts at the Baden Baden Easter Festival with Ivan Fischer.
Regularly appearing with the leading orchestras, her recent highlights have included performances with the Philharmonia Orchestra, Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchester, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunk, Dallas Symphony, Oslo Philharmonic, Wiener Symphoniker, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic and Orchestre de Paris.
The 2017-18 season will mark her debuts with the Concertgebouw Orchestra under Trevor Pinnock, Los Angeles Philharmonic under Esa-Pekka Salonen, Pittsburgh Symphony under Osmo Vanska and
Orchestra Mozart under Bernard Haitink. She will also tour Germany and Switzerland with the City of Birmingham Symphony and BBC Symphony orchestras, as well as return engagements with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin and the Philharmonia Orchestra at London’s Southbank Centre.
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, “Diapason d’Or” by Diapason Magazine, Deutsche Schallplattenpreis and Echo Klassik Award. She also received a Gramophone Award in the Concerto category for her recording of Korngold’s Violin Concerto and Britten’s Violin Concerto.