Artist Profiles

Zuill Bailey

Cellist with a bold, powerful tone and a wide-ranging career.

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Joshua Bell

The violinist's beautiful tone and photogenic appearance made him a classical superstar in the 2000s.

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Renée Fleming

An all-American diva, Fleming has an adventurous spirit to go with her operatic glamour, fine acting, and lovely lyric soprano.

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Hilary Hahn

Uncommonly thoughtful and well-rounded violinist, whose repertory ranges through five centuries, and who has near-perfect tone and technique.

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Wu Han

A superior pianist, Wu Han is as famous for her activity in producing and administrating music festivals, and for educational activities.

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Lang Lang

One of the few true classical superstars who can sell out a large venue, Lang Lang is a cultural ambassador as well as a tremendous pianist.

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Yo-Yo Ma

The most famous cellist of contemporary times and one of the most recognizable names and faces in music, Ma's catholicity of taste has led him to collaborations beyond classical music.

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Jon Nakamatsu

With spectacularly unflashy technique, this pianist is strong in a huge swath of repertory. His winning, down-to-earth personality has made him an audience favorite.

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Christian Tetzlaff

Solo violinist whose technical polish and compelling musicianship makes him ideal for a wide range of music.

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Jean-Yves Thibaudet

This “poet of the piano” is known for his interpretive depth and his cool, jazzy onstage demeanor.

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Frederica von Stade

“Flicka” to her legions of fans, this American mezzo-soprano has had a storied singing career, which extended over an extraordinary four decades.

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Xuefei Yang

Guitar star, the first Chinese-trained virtuoso soloist on that instrument.

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