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Augustin Hadelich

Artist in Residence

Augustin Hadelich is one of the great violinists of our time. Named Musical America’s 2018 "Instrumentalist of the Year," he is consistently cited worldwide for his phenomenal technique, soulful approach, and insightful interpretations. 

Highlights of his 2022/23 season include return engagements with The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Boston Symphony, as well as the U.S. premiere of a new violin concerto written for him by Irish composer, Donnacha Dennehy, to be performed by the Oregon Symphony this fall.

Augustin Hadelich has appeared with virtually every major orchestra in North America, including the Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and the Philadelphia Orchestra, among many others. His worldwide presence has been rapidly rising with recent appearances with the Berlin Philharmonic, Hamburg Elbphilharmonie, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Philharmonic, as well as numerous engagements in the Far East, South America, and Australia.

Among his numerous recordings, Mr. Hadelich was the winner of a 2016 Grammy Award – “Best Classical Instrumental Solo” – for his recording with the Seattle Symphony of Dutilleux’s Violin Concerto, L’Arbre des songes. Other prizes include the 2006 Gold Medal at the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.

Born in Italy, the son of German parents, Mr. Hadelich is now an American citizen. He holds an Artist Diploma from The Juilliard School, where he was a student of Joel Smirnoff.

Augustin Hadelich plays the violin "Leduc, ex-Szeryng" by Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù of 1744, generously loaned by a patron through the Tarisio Trust.

concerts featuring Augustin Hadelich