Violinist Hilary Hahn Appointed NY Phil's Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence
Hilary Hahn will be the New York Philharmonic's Mary and James G. Wallach Artist-in-Residence for the 2023-24 season.
She will perform with the NY Phil in two orchestral programs, performing Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 and, later, Ginastera’s Violin Concerto and Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy. She’ll also perform at an Artist Spotlight concert that concludes the cycle of J.S. Bach’s Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin she began this month.
Three-time Grammy Award–winning violinist Hilary Hahn is currently the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Wigmore Hall's Artist-in-Residence. She is also the co-founder and vice president of artistic partnerships of the AI-music initiative Deepmusic.AI.
A prolific performer and recording artist, she has released 22 feature albums on Decca, Deutsche Grammophon, and Sony have all opened in the top ten of the Billboard charts. Committed to sharing her experiences with a global community, Her Instagram-based practice initiative, #100daysofpractice, has built a global community around a process that is often isolating.
This season Hahn performs concertos by Brahms, Sibelius, Dvořák, Tchaikovsky, and Prokofiev, as well as Rautavaara’s Deux Sérénades in its US premiere. In addition to recitals of works by Lera Auerbach and Prokofiev in London and Berlin, she performs solo works by J.S. Bach in London, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
Hilary Hahn’s numerous awards and recognitions include the 11th Annual Glasshütte Original Music Festival Award, which she donated to the Philadelphia-based music education nonprofit Project 440, the Herbert von Karajan Award, and Musical America’s 2023 Artist of the Year. After delivering the keynote speech of the Second Annual Women in Classical Music Symposium in 2021, she was the 2022 Chubb Fellow at Yale University’s Timothy Dwight College. She also holds honorary doctorates from Middlebury College and Ball State University.