Paul Huang


Paul Huang Photo credit: Marco Borggreve

Recipient of a 2015 Avery Fisher Career Grant and a 2017 Lincoln Center Award for Emerging Artists, violinist Paul Huang’s recent appearances include the Detroit Symphony with Leonard Slatkin, Baltimore Symphony with Markus Stenz, and Houston Symphony with Andrés Orozco-Estrada. In the 2022–23 season, he opens the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan’s season, plays a US tour at the Kennedy Center and Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall, and appears with the Hiroshima Symphony, Rotterdam Philharmonic with Lahav Shani, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra with Fabio Luisi. Other highlights include engagements with the Buffalo and Fort Wayne Philharmonics, and the Colorado, San Diego, and Pensacola symphonies. He recently stepped in for Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Bravo! Vail Music Festival, playing Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 with Chamber Orchestra Vienna-Berlin, and made recital debuts at the Lucerne and Aspen Music Festivals, all to critical acclaim. In fall 2021, he also became the first classical violinist to perform his own arrangement of the US national anthem for the opening game of the NFL at the Bank of America Stadium to an audience of 75,000. Winner of the 2011 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, Huang earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the Juilliard School. He plays on the legendary 1742 ex-Wieniawski Guarneri del Gesù on loan through the Stradivari Society of Chicago. He is on the faculty of Taipei National University of the Arts and resides in New York.