Violinist / Conductor
Captivating audiences with his performances, his charisma and his amazing virtuosity, Frédéric Moreau is regularly invited to many festivals, in prestigious concert halls around the world and has become one of the most prolific French artists of his generation with over one hundred concerts as soloist each year.
Frédéric Moreau is a laureate of numerous international competitions and started his solo career at the age of eighteen. He is a first prize winner of violin and chamber music, and is a “3ème cycle" graduate of the most selective soloist programme at the French National Conservatory of Music in Paris (Master and PhD). He has studied violin with masters such as Jean Fournier, Michèle Auclair, Régis Pasquier, Tibor Varga, Yehudi Menuhin...
He is musical director and soloist of the prestigious chamber orchestra "Les Violons de France" for whom he has arranged numerous works placing the virtuoso violin centre stage. With his eclectic tastes, Frédéric Moreau has approached all styles of music and brings to life the violin repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary. In addition, he is a fervent promotor of the music of the most charismatic virtuoso violinist of all time: Niccolò Paganini, whose magic he loves reproduce for the public. Frédéric Moreau is also passionate about chamber music and is a member of the Perpetuo Duo, the Solstice Trio and the Goldoni Quartet. He has played with partners such as Nicholas Angelich, Francois Leleux, Roland Pidoux... His teaching expertise and passion for music are demonstrated by the master-classes he holds around the world.
Frédéric Moreau regularly tours in France, the United States, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Spain, Greece, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, Ukraine... and performs as soloist with numerous orchestras including the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Kiev National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Ile de France Philharmonic Orchestra...
He has made numerous recordings, including: Beethoven's violin concerto with the Munich Symphony Orchestra; a disc entitled "Hommage à l'Europe" which was nominated for best classical music recording at the "Victoires de la Musique" in 2000; a "Virtuosity" disc (including works by Paganini, Sarasate, Bazzini, Saint-Saëns...); a disc of Vivaldi's Four Seasons; a violin & harp disc (Duo Perpetuo) with Béatrice Guillermin; a DVD with the "Solstice Trio" (Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov).
Frédéric Moreau has the privilege of playing a 1749 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin.
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Castle Wong is an emerging musician in Hong Kong, starting his career as a performer in various local performances. He is violist of the Hong Kong Orchestra and the Global Symphony Orchestra, and guest player of the SAR Philharmonic, he is also a member of the Big Wave Quartet, frequently performing in China and Asia with different associations. Apart from Classical and Pop music, Castle also interested in contemporary music, he is a member of the New Music Quartet Hong Kong, the quartet is working with local composer Cheng Ching Nam closely to promote development of local contemporary music. Castle is a graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), study under the tutelage of Dr Felix Ungar. He received ensemble training from renowned musicians like Orion Quartet, Shanghai Quartet, Mr Hoai Nam Le etc. He was chosen to participate in the Opera production twice, performed the Tales of Hoffmann and the Magic Flute under Nabil Shehata and Eitan Globerson.
Castle received scholarships to participate in the APA string festival and Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in the US in 2018 and 2019. He studied with Zvi Carmeli, Susan Dubois and Sheila Browne during the festivals, also received chamber coaching by Dmitri Shteinberg, Janet Sung and Won Bin Yim. Castle was chosen to perform in numerous Masterclasses and concerts, among them, the performance of theShostakovich Piano Quintet and Ravel String Quartet as the finale were also applauded by the audience, being highly appreciated.
Apart from performing, Castle is also a dedicated educator, he has accumulated rich teaching experience since teaching from 2010.He has accumulated rich teaching experience since teaching in 2010. Appointed as violin instructors for many small and medium-sized music, the students who have been taught by him have obtained excellent results in examinations and inter-school music festivals, which are highly praised by parents.