Lu Wei

Violin Advisor 

       Lu Wei, Concertmaster of Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin. He is the first violinist who joins to Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation, began learning the violin with his father at the age of three. In 1990, he entered the Primary School attached to the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing and studied with Prof. Lin YAOJI. He finished studying in High School in 1999. At the year 2000, he studied with Prof. Franco GULLI in Indiana, the United States, and Prof. Herman KREBBERS in Amsterdam, Holland. Between the year 2001 and 2003, studied with Prof. Ingolf TURBAN in Stuttgart conservatory of Music.

         He has been coached and praised by such world-famous violin masters as Isaac STERN, Ruggiero RICCI, Itzhak PERLMANN, Salvatore ACCARDO, Igor OISTRAKH, Ida HANDEL, Uto UGI, Henry MEYER, Yuri BASHMET. In 1997, after attending his concert in Beijing, Anne-Sophie MUTTER decided to invite Wei LU to Germany for further studies sponsored by her foundation.

         He won the first prize three times at the Beijing Violin Competition for Children in 1986, 1987 and 1989. In 1993, he won the first prize at the Fifth China National Violin Competition. In 1995, he won the third place at the Second Tchaikovsky International Competition for Young Musicians.

         Lu Wei has held concerts and recitals in USA, Germany, Italy, Austria, Poland, Swiss, Spain, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macao, and China. He has performed with Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Savanna Symphony Orchestra, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonie der Nationen(Achtung! Klassik by ZDF), European Youth Orchestra, Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Sendai Symphony Orchestra, Macao Chamber Orchestra and China National Symphony Orchestra. He also played Bach Double Concerto in D minor for Two Violins with Anne-Sophie MUTTER during many tours.

           In 2007, Lu Wei has been Guest Concertmaster in many world-class orchestra and opera house as Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, Munich Opera House, Nuernberg Opera House, Asia Philharmonie. Also in this year, he has been a soloist to held concerts in many main concert hall as Vienna Musikverein, Berlin Philharmonie and Sydney Opera House.