Zhi-Jong Wang made her solo debut at the age of 14 with Orchestre national de Lille under Sir Yehudi Menuhin in France, since then she has appeared as a soloist with various orchestras,including Orchestre national de Radio France, St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Turku Symphony Orchestra, Konzerthausorcheser Berlin, Warsaw philhramonic orchestra amongst others. She collaborates with musicians such as Yuri Temirkanov, Gidon Kremer, Lynn Harrel, Matthias Bamert, Okko Kamu, John Storgårds, Lior Shambadal,Christian Arming, Muhai Tang, etc.
Zhi-Jong’s recent accomplishments include her debut recital at the Lucerne Festival, highly acclaimed performances with the Osaka Century Orchestra and with the NHK Symphony Orchestra under Tadaaki Otaka, and her debut at the Philharmonie Berlin.
As well as performing the standard violin repertoire, Zhi-Jong is a passionate exponent of contemporary music, performing works by Gubaidulina, Lutoslawski, Schnittke, Ligeti, etc. In the recent seasons, she premiered Ana Sokolovic’s Commedia dell'arte III and Nikolai Badinski’s Violin Concerto No.2.
Following her first concert leading the orchestra from the violin with Ensemble Orchestral de Paris performing Mozart’s Violin Concerto no. 5 at the Cité de la Musique in Paris, ‘playconducting’ has attracted Zhi-Jong’s interest and in recent seasons she has played/conducted Vivaldi/Piazzolla’s Four Seasons and several of the Mozart concerti.
Zhi-Jong is the laureate of many important competitions beginning with First Prize in the 1998 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition. In the same year, she also won the First Prize of the China National Violin Competition, where she was the youngest first prize winner ever. In the following years Zhi-Jong Wang has distinguished herself receiving prizes in the Sibelius Violin Competition, Lipizer Violin Competition, Tchaikovsky Competition, etc. Her achievements have attracted world-wide attention, in 2006 the China edition of Gramophone magazine featured her in a full-page report, and musical critics acclaimed her as “a rare new star in Asia”.
Zhi-Jong has studied at Shanghai Conservatory of Music with the renowned Chinese violinist Professor Lina Yu. Afterwards, she studied with Kolja Blacher at the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin, where she also worked as Professor Blacher’s assistant.
Zhi-Jong is currently Associate Professor at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.
Violin Concerto in A minor, BWV 1041;
Violin Concerto No.2 in E major, BWV 1042;
Concerto in D minor for two violins, BWV 1043
Violin Concerto No.2
Violin Concerto Op.14
Violin Concerto No. 1, Sz 36；
Violin Concerto No.2, Sz.112
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.61；
Romance No.1 in G major, Op. 40
Romance No.2 in F major, Op.50
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.77
Violin Concerto No.1 in G minor, Op.26;
Scottish Fantasy in E-flat major, Op.46
Concerto in D major for violin, string quartet and piano, Op.21
Spring in Dresden
Violin Concerto in A minor, Op.53
Violin Concerto in B minor op. 61
Violin Concerto in A minor，Op.82
In Tempus Praesens
Violin Concerto in No.1 in C major，Hob. VIIa:1
“Butterfly lovers” Violin Concerto
Violin Concerto in C major, Op.48
Violin Concerto in D minor
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64
Violin Concerto No.3 in G major, KV 216;
Violin Concerto No.4 in D major, KV 218;
Violin Concerto No.5 in A major, KV 219;
Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra in E-flat
Violin Concerto No.1 in D major, Op.6
Four Seasons of Buenos Aires
Violin Concerto No.1 in D major, Op.19
Violin Concerto No.2 in G minor, Op.63
Violin Concerto No.3 in B minor, Op.61;
Intruduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op.28
Concerto Grosso No.1 for Two Violins, Harpsichord, Prepared Piano and Strings
Rondo for Violin and Strings in A major, D438
Violin Concerto in D minor, WoO 23
Violin Concerto, Op.36
Violin Concerto No.1 in A Minor, Op. 77
Violin Concerto No.2 in C-sharp Minor, Op.129
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.8
Violin Concerto in D major
Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
Violin Concerto No.5 in A minor, Op.37
WANG, XI LIN
Concerto for Violin and Wind Orchestra, Op.12
Violin Concerto No.2 in D minor, Op.22
Polonaise Brillante Op.4 in D major
Polonaise Brillante No.2 in A major, Op.21