Famous Asian Violinists
The violin has a long and prosperous history that spans decades. The list of famous violinist from all over the world is long because the violin is one of the most versatile instruments there is. In addition to the huge number of popular classical violinists like Pablo de Sarasate, Niccolo Paganini, and Yehudi Menuhin, there are also as many jazz, folk and bluegrass violinists.
The list of famous Asian violinists is certainly not short either with the likes of Kyung-wha Chung dominating the Asian violin circles. Asian musicians have dominated the concert stage for years so it is not unusual to come across a number of hugely successful Asian violinists.
It is true that Asians are well represented in various fields, in which they excel, and classical music is no different. The number of Asians making a name for themselves in the music industry has risen over the years with more and more notable players leading the way for novices to follow. To get you acquainted with them, here is a list of famous Asian violinists:
9 Famous Asian Violinists You Should Know
Kyung-wha Chung South Korean violin player
Vanessa-Mae British violin player born in Singapore
Midori Gotō Japanese born American violin player
Akiko Suwanai Japanese classical violinist
Ryu Gotō Japanese classical violinist
Daishin Kashimoto best Japanese classical violinists
Chisako Takashima born in Tokyo Japan
Dong-Suk Kang South Korean artist
Joo Yeon Sir British violin player born in South Korea
Opusalb By: CMUSE