Recipient of a prestigious 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2017 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, violinist Paul Huang’s recent and forthcoming appearances include those with the Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev, the Detroit Symphony with Leonard Slatkin, the Houston Symphony with Andres Orozco-Estrada, the Baltimore Symphony with Markus Stenz, the Taipei Symphony with Gilbert Varga, and the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan under Shao-Chia Lü. This season he will also give the German premiere of Tan Dun’s Violin Concerto “Fire Ritual” with the Nuremberg Symphony. A frequent guest artist at music festivals worldwide, he recently stepped in for Anne-Sophie Mutter at Bravo! Vail Music Festival playing Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4 with Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin, gave a recital debut at the Lucerne Festival, and gave his Aspen Music Festival debut this past summer, all to critical acclaim. His chamber music collaborators have included Gil Shaham, Nobuko Imai, Mischa Maisky, Lynn Harrell, Yefim Bronfman, and Marc-André Hamelin. Winner of the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Mr. Huang earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees at The Juilliard School. He plays on the 1742 ex-Wieniawski Guarneri del Gesù on loan through the Stradivari Society of Chicago and is an alum of The Bowers Program (formerly CMS Two) and a principal artist for Camerata Pacifica.