Saturday, November
6, 2021, 8 pm
 at Jordan Hall


Stella Chen, violinist




~ Program ~

Franz Schubert:
Rondo in B Minor for violin and piano D. 895
Andante — Allegro
Béla Bartók:
Sonata for Solo Violin Sz. 117, BB 124
Tempo di ciaccona
Fuga: Risoluto, non troppo vivo
Melodia: Adagio

Eleanor Alberga:
No-Man’s-Land Lullaby
Richard Strauss:
Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18

Allegro, ma non troppo
Improvisation: Andante cantabile
Finale: Andante — Allegro

Foundation for
Chinese Performing Arts


Stella Chen, violinist
First Prize, 2019 Queen Elisabeth Competition

"Her performance sounded fresh and spontaneous, yet emotionally profound and intellectually well-structured." -The Jerusalem Post

"Stella Chen looks to tell a story and does it with beautiful nuances and beautiful intentions." -Le Soir(translated from French)

The recipient of a 2020 Avery Fisher Career Grant and 2020 Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award, American violinist Stella Chen is the winner of the International Queen Elisabeth Grand Prize - Queen Mathilde Prize in the 2019 Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition. Stella has been lauded for her “phenomenal maturity” and “fresh and spontaneous, yet emotionally profound and intellectually well-structured performance” (The Jerusalem Post).

In the upcoming season, Stella will make her debut with the Chicago Symphony and her New York City concerto debut in the U.S. premiere of Jorg Widmann’s Concerto No. 2, conducted by the composer. Last season, she appeared with numerous orchestras including the Belgian National Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, Luxembourg Philharmonia, and Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra. She also gave debut performances at the Ravinia and Kronberg Academy Festivals as well as at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In past seasons, Stella appeared with orchestras including the Lausanne Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Orquestra Filarmónica de Medellín, London Chamber Orchestra, and Welsh National Symphony Orchestra, among others.

Stella is also the first recipient of the Robert Levin Award from Harvard University, the top prize winner of the Tibor Varga International Violin Competition and youngest ever prize winner of the Menuhin Competition. She has given solo performances at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and on the Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert Series in Chicago. Other noteworthy ventures include performances in Bhutan, Jordan, Israel, Cuba, and Colombia. She has appeared at chamber music festivals including the Perlman Music Program, Music@Menlo, the Sarasota Music Festival, and YellowBarn. Stella has collaborated with such notable artists as Itzhak Perlman, Robert Levin, Gábor Takács-Nagy, Matthew Lipman, and the Silk Road Ensemble.

A graduate of the Harvard/New England Conservatory Dual Degree Program, Stella received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology with honors from Harvard University and an MM from NEC. Currently, Stella is a C.V. Starr doctoral candidate at the Juilliard School and a professional studies candidate at Kronberg Academy. Teachers and mentors include Li Lin, Mihaela Martin, Donald Weilerstein, Itzhak Perlman, Catherine Cho, and Miriam Fried. Stella is a member of the Bowers Program (formerly CMS Two) at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center She plays the ‘Huggins’ 1708 Stradivarius violin, generously on loan from the Nippon Music Foundation.

音樂會門票分為$50 (貴賓保留區、可預先指定座位)及$30(不對號自由入座)兩種 , 學生票$15 (不對號自由座區)  。六歲以下兒 童請勿入場 。購票:喬登廳票房: 617-585-1260。網站購票: 無手續費 。
$50: VIP Reserved Seats
$30: open seating at non-VIP section
$15: student open seating at non-VIP section
Children under 6 not admitted.

提供100張免費學生票 (14歲以上 , 每人一張) 請上 贈票網頁 索票  。
100 free student tickets available at only
(1 per request for age 14 and up)


查 詢: 中華表演藝術基金會會長譚嘉陵, 電話: 781-259-8195


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