Australian violinist Emily Sun is rapidly gaining international recognition as a rising soloist. She was recently named the 2018 ABC Australian Young Performer of the Year and was awarded the Gold Medal and Commonwealth Musician of the Year at the 2016 Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition UK - the first violinist to win the award since 1981.
In the next season, Emily will return to perform with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre de Royal Wallonie as well as a debut with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. Emily will perform in Sydney’s City Recital Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Seoul Arts Centre, Flagey Brussels and appear at festivals including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Crans Montana Classics Switzerland and Lichfield Festival UK.
Recent highlights have included an acclaimed China orchestral debut with the Qingdao Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Tan Dun, debuts at Wigmore Hall, Bridgewater Hall and Moscow Tchaikovsky Great Hall, and the invitation to perform Bach’s Double Violin Concerto with Maxim Vengerov at Buckingham Palace in the presence of HRH Prince of Wales.