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Hong-Mei Xiao won first prize at the 1987 Geneva International Music Competition. Her extraordinary artistry and brilliant virtuoso technique have gained accolades from reviewers across the globe. A recipient of the coveted Patek Philippe Grand Prize, she has made an international career as a soloist with performances in major concert halls and with orchestras of the greatest distinction throughout the world. She began her violin studies with her father, Xiao Heng, a well-known composer, and graduated with highest honours from Shanghai Conservatory, having studied viola with Shen Xi-Di. As a recipient of the Asian Cultural Council Award, she completed her master’s degree with John Graham at State University of New York at Stony Brook. She was honoured as a United States Artistic Ambassador and is also the featured soloist in the Naxos world première recording of the orginal and revised versions of Béla Bartók’s Viola Concerto (8.554183), which has won considerable international critical acclaim since its release.

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BARTOK: Viola Concerto / 2 Pictures, BB 59 Naxos
Concertos, Orchestral, Concertos
BLOCH, E.: Suite for Viola and Orchestra / Baal Shem / Suite hebraique (Hong-Mei Xiao, Budapest Symphony MAV, Smolij) Naxos
Orchestral, Concertos
DISCOVER THE CLASSICS, VOL. 3: The Concerto Naxos Educational
XIAO HONG-MEI : The Art of Viola Marco Polo
Concertos, Chinese Music, Orchestral, Concertos

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