VC Artist Diyang Mei Appointed Berlin Philharmonic Principal Violist

(Photograph credit score: Wei-Cheng Wang)


On this new function on the Berlin Philharmonic, VC Artist Diyang Mei will turn into the primary Chinese language musician to be given a place with the orchestra.

A earlier first prize winner on the Markneukirchen, Max Rostal, Brahms, and ARD Worldwide Viola Competitions, he at present serves as principal violist of the Munich Philharmonic.

Born in Hunan in 1994, Mei studied on the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing below Shaowu Wang, the College of Music and Performing Arts Munich below Hariolf Schlichtig, and continued his research with Nobuko Imai on the Kronberg Academy.

He has carried out as a soloist with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, the Munich Chamber Orchestra, the Konzerthausorchester Berlin, amongst others.

Supported by the Yu Artwork Basis in China, Borletti-Buitoni Belief, and Yehudi Menuhin LMN e.V. scholarship, his Giovanni Pistucci instrument from 1890 was supplied to him by the Florian Leonhard High-quality Violins in England.

Additionally on the Berlin Philharmonic, two different violinists certified for probationary intervals: Vineta Sareika-Völkner and Christa-Maria Stangorra, a scholarship holder of the Karajan Academy.


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