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Andrew Wan, Guest Concertmaster

JAN 25–26

with the Seattle Chamber Music Society, the Metropolis Ensemble, and the New Orford String Quartet. In the fall of 2015, he released a live recording of all three Saint-Saëns violin concerti with the OSM and Kent Nagano under the Analekta label to wide critical acclaim.

Andrew Wan was named concertmaster of the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) in 2008. As soloist, he has performed worldwide under conductors such as Maxim Vengerov, Rafael Payare, Vasily Petrenko, Bernard Labadie, Carlo Rizzi, Peter Oundjian, Michael Stern, and James DePreist and has appeared in recitals with artists such as the Juilliard Quartet, Vadim Repin, Marc-André Hamelin, Daniil Trifonov, Menahem Pressler, Jörg Widmann, Emanuel Ax, James Ehnes, and Gil Shaham. His discography includes Grammy-nominated and Juno, Felix, and Opus award-winning releases on the Onyx, Bridge, and Naxos labels

Wan graduated from The Juilliard School with three degrees and is Assistant Professor of Violin at the Schulich School of Music at McGill University, Artistic Director of the Soloists of the OSM, Artistic Partner of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra for the 2017– 18 season, and Artistic Director of the Prince Edward County Chamber Music Festival. He sits regularly as guest concertmaster for the Pittsburgh, Houston, National Arts Centre, and Toronto symphony orchestras. Wan performs on a 1744 Michel’Angelo Bergonzi violin, and gratefully acknowledges its loan from the David Sela Collection. He also enjoys the use of an 1860 Dominique Peccatte bow from Canimex.

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January/February 2019 Program Book, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra  

January/February 2019 Program Book, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra