Tseng was awarded the silver medal at the prestigious Queen Elisabeth International Violin Competition in Belgium, as well as the award for best interpretation of a new composition at the 1990 Tchaikovsky International Competition in Moscow. He has performed in recital and as a soloist with orchestras throughout the US, Europe, Central and South America and the Far East, including the National Orchestra of Belgium, Noordholan Philharmonic, Koninklijk Philharmonic Orkest van Vlaanderen, Ensemble Orchestral de Paris, Simon Bolivar Orquesta Sinfonica, Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra and the Taiwan Symphony.
This is the second season in the tenure of BCO music director Markand Thakar. A former assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic, Mr. Thakar has shared the stage with some of the world’s great artists, including Yo-Yo Ma and Itzhak Perlman. He is also co-director of the graduate conducting program at Peabody.
Tickets are $28 for general admission, $24 for seniors (65+), and $10 for full-time students. Subscriptions for four concerts are available. Tickets may be purchased by calling 410-426-0157 or visiting missiontix.com. Dr. Gary Vikan, Director of The Walters Art Museum, will lead the pre-concert conversation that begins at 6:30 p.m. After the concert, music director Markand Thakar will lead a dialogue with the soloist.
This story was published on October 24, 2005.