Augustin Hadelich


Augustin Hadelich Photo credit: Rosalie O'Connor

This season violinist Augustin Hadelich will return to the Boston Symphony, playing the Ligeti Concerto with Thomas Adès on the podium. The performance will feature the US premiere of Adès’s new cadenza for the concerto. Additional highlights include appearances with the symphony orchestras of Atlanta, Detroit, Houston, Oregon, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, St. Louis, and Utah, and performances with the Polish National Radio Orchestra, Lahti Symphony, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, The Hallé Orchestra, and the Orquesta Sinfónica de Castilla y León. Recent festival appearances include his 2016 debut at the BBC Proms, return engagements with the Boston Symphony at Tanglewood and the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom, as well as appearances at Aspen, Bravo! Vail, Chautauqua, Grand Teton, Marlboro, Rheingau, and Sun Valley. Among recent international appearances are the Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Danish National Orchestra, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Munich Philharmonic, NHK Symphony/Tokyo, Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, and the radio orchestras of Cologne and Frankfurt. Gold medalist at the 2006 International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, Mr. Hadelich’s numerous other distinctions include Lincoln Center’s Martin E. Segal Award, the inaugural Warner Music Prize, and a 2016 Grammy Award for his recording of Dutilleux’s Violin Concerto, L’arbre des songes, with the Seattle Symphony under Ludovic Morlot (Seattle Symphony MEDIA). His next release will be a disc of the complete Paganini caprices for Warner Classics. He plays the 1723 “Ex-Kiesewetter” Stradivari violin, on loan from Clement and Karen Arrison through the Stradivari Society of Chicago.