Chinese artists by Michel Nau - Joseph Lin   林以信






Joseph Lin






Joseph Lin   林以信 -  portrait  -  chinesenewart


Joseph Lin   林以信  pinyin Lin Yixin



Joseph Lin   林以信 was born in the United States, from parents of Taiwanese.


He studied at the Juillard Pre-College Conservatory of Music in New York.


He graduated from Harvard with honors.


He visited China. 


Fulbright scholar, he studied Chinese music.



Assistant Professor at Cornell University, New York, he initiated the first residency


residency for Chinese Musicians artists.


2011/ 2018

He was the First violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet.
  He taught violin and chamber Music at The Juilliard School New York

He performed with the greatest orchestras :


The Auckland Philarmonia Orchestra - The Boston Symphony Orchestra  - The New Japan  


Philarmonic - The National Symphony Orchestra - The Tokyo Philarmonic Orchestra.


He tooh part in numerous Chamber Music Festivals including those of  Malboro,


Seattle or Arizona.



He performed Sebastian Bach at the Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo  Japan.




25.04 Joseph Lin ( violonist ) and Robert Levin ( pianofortist ) performed works by


Beethoven and Schubert at Juilliard's Paul Hall.

  Daniele Sicard


Awards selection


First Prize Concert artists Guild International Competition


Selected for the Pro Musicis International Award


First Prize

1st Michael Hill International Violin Competition New Zealand


Winner  London International String Quartet Competition

  Discography selection
  Joseph Lin

Complete works by Bach and Ysaÿe


Mozart Violin Concerto in A major with original cadenzas - LabeL N&F 


Joseph Lin Accompanied


  -  Korngold et Busoni with Benjamin Loeb pianist - Label Naxos


  -  Debussy - Franck and Milhaud with Orion Weiss  pianist -  LabeL N&F


  -  The Death and the Maiden - Schubert With the Juilliard Quartet


  -  Elliot Carter's Quartet n°5 -  Sony Classical.


  -  The quartet album featuring .Beethoven, Davidovsky and Bartók.


  -  Beethoven et Schubert on period instruments with Robert Levin  pianist.


  -  Beethoven's last string quartets and the complete violin sonatas by Beethoven with


Helen Huang . pianist;




Joseph Lin   林以信 - Korngold - Joseph Lin, ViolinFirst Prize : 2001 Michael Hill World Violin Competition


Violin Sonata
Die tote Stadt . Much Ado About Nothing
(Transcriptions for Violin and Piano by the Composer)
Joseph Lin, Violin
First Prize : 2001 Michael Hill World Violin Competition
Benjamin Loeb, Piano



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