One of the most active violinists today, Siqing Lü is the first Asian violinist to win the first prize at the prestigious Paganini International Violin Competition in Italy in 1987. He has performed to acclaim throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, including concerts at the Musikverein, Vienna; Lincoln Center, New York; Royal Opera House, London; Theatre Des Champs Elysees, Paris; Victoria Hall, Geneva; Great Hall, Moscow; Suntory Hall, Tokyo; Esplanade, Singapore, etc. Siqing Lü was born in 1969 in Qingdao, China. At 11, Lord Yehudi Menuhin chose Siqing to study at his school in London. In 1989 he studied with Dorothy DeLay and Hyo Kang at the Juilliard School. Lü has worked with many of the world’s leading musicians including Lorin Maazel, Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Lawrence Foster, Long Yu, Shao-Jia Lu, Jian-Wen Bin, among others.