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With his love for all things related to music, performance, and entertainment, Zhixin Zhang seeks to continually develop, create, and share his music and ability with the world.
Zhixin Zhang has been playing the violin since the age of five. When he was ten years old he entered the China Central Conservatory of Music middle school in Beijing to study with Lv Xu. He achieved the first place in the entrance ranking. Zhixin Zhang has acquired years of solo experience with competitions and concerts. Zhixin Zhang is the winner of the Stradivari Contest in Brunnen Switzerland 2019, won the first prize in the Lunigiana International Music Festival 2020 in Italy and with that prize gets the chance to play a Recital with the Rome Orchestra in Rome and New York.
Since 2019 Zhixin Zhang studies Bachelor degree with Prof. Xiaoming Wang at the Kalaidos Musikhochschule in Zürich. At the moment Zhixin Zhang is playing on a Nicolaus Gagliano 1725 lent from Markus Lehmann.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 1
Johann Sebastian Bach: Sonata for solo violin in G minor, BWV 1001
Eugène Ysaÿe: Sonata for solo violin, op. 27 No. 3
On stage: 29.09.2021, 11:00 a.m.
PRELIMINARY ROUND 2
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata for violin and piano in E-flat major, op. 12 No. 3
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Six Polyphonic Etudes for solo violin, No. 6 "Die letzte Rose"
On stage: 01.10.2021, 6:10 p.m.
Accompanied by Miki Aoki.
SEMIFINAL ROUND 1
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart : Concert for violin and orchestra in A major, KV 219
Béla Bartók: Divertimento, Sz 113
SEMIFINAL ROUND 2
Joseph Haydn: String quartet movement
Johannes Brahms: F. A. E. Sonata for violin and piano – III. Scherzo
Li Zili: Chinese Harvest Song
Antonín Dvorák: Songs my mother taught me
Franz Schubert: "Die Forelle" for violin and piano, D 550
Tan Dun: Hero Sonata for violin and piano
Henryk Wieniawski: Polonaise Brillante in D major, op. 4 No. 1
Fritz Kreisler: Tambourin Chinos, op. 3
Johannes Brahms: Concert for violin and orchestra in D major, op. 77
Manfred Trojahn: To be played in the garden