Zhixin Zhang

Zhixin Zhang

VIOLIN 2023 

Violin 2023

Competitors 2023




Zhixin Zhang has played the violin since the age of five. He entered the China Central Conservatory of Music at age 10 and achieved first place in the entrance rankings. He later became concertmaster of the Conservatory orchestra. At 13 years-old, he traveled for the first time to Europe where he studied with many esteemed musicians such as Bartek Niziol, Sebastian Bohren, Qian Zhou, Barbara Doll, and Antje Weithaas. 

Since 2019, Zhixin Zhang has studied with Professor Xiaoming Wang at the Kalaidos Musikhochschule in Zürich and has won prizes in numerous international competitions and festivals. In 2020, he won first prize in the Lunigiana International Music Festival in Italy, and in 2022, he was a semi-finalist at the Wieniawski International Violin Competition in Poland. 

Zhixin Zhang plays a violin made by Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume from the Maggini Foundation. 


Principal teachers

  • Xiaoming Wang  

Major Competitions | Concours majeurs  

  •  Semi-finalist, Wieniawski International Violin Competition, 2022  




JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Violin Partita No. 2, BWV 1004
V. Chaconne 

FRITZ KREISLER Tambourin chinois 

HENRYK WIENIAWSKI Variations on an original theme, Op. 15



JOHANNES BRAHMS Scherzo for Violin and Piano in C minor (from the F-A-E Sonata)  

CÉSAR FRANCK Violin Sonata in A Major, FWV 8
I. Allegretto ben moderato 
II. Allegro 
III. Ben moderato: Recitativo-Fantasia 
IV. Allegretto poco mosso 

LUNA PEARL WOOLF L’Inconnu.e bouleversant.e 

EUGÈNE YSAŸE Sonata for solo violin in D minor, ‘Ballade’, Op. 27, No. 3
I. Lento molto sostenuto 
II. Allegro in tempo giusto e con bravura 

PYOTR ILYICH TCHAIKOVSKY Souvenir d’un lieu cher, Op. 42
III. Mélodie 

MAURICE RAVEL Rhapsody for Violin and Piano, M. 76: Tzigane



Pianist: Carson Becke 

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