ICA is delighted to welcome British-Norwegian violinist Charlie Siem to its artist roster for General Management

ICA is pleased to welcome British-Norwegian violinist Charlie Siem to its artist roster for General Management (except Greater China). One of today’s most popular young violinists, Siem works with many of the world’s finest orchestras (such as the London Symphony Orchestra and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra), and conductors (including Charles Dutoit, Edward Gardner, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Sir Roger Norrington, Libor Pešek and Yuri Simonov, amongst others), and his regular sonata partner is the renowned pianist Itamar Golan.  He holds an international recording contract with SONY Classical.

Passionate about bringing classical music to new audiences around the world, Charlie Siem has also had numerous violin-inspired collaborations with fashion brands including Armani, Chanel, Dunhill, Hugo Boss, and Dior.

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Charlie Siem returns to China with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Charlie Siem will be returning to China to perform the Bruch Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Charles Dutoit.
This concert will take place on 7 November at the Nanjing University of the Arts, where he is also a visiting professor.

As well as the concert, he will be giving a masterclass to the students of the university and will continue to fulfil his role of being ambassador of Nanjing Week 2016. Organised by Amethyst Performing Arts Management.

Charlie Siem Mexican tour

Charlie Siem will be performing in the closing concert of the Internacional Festival de Santa Lucia, Mexico on 2 October. This concert will take place in the Explanada de Los Heros where Charlie will be playing the Brahms Violin Concerto in D major with the State Orchestra conducted by Antonmario Semolini. More information about the festival can be found here.

Whilst in Mexico, Charlie will also be giving a Masterclass at the Escuela Superior de Musica.

Charlie Siem tours Mainland China

Charlie Siem travels to China this September for a series of four recital concerts, accompanied by acclaimed pianist Caroline Jaya Ratnam.  The tour will feature performances in Nanjing’s Zijin Grand Theatre on 2 and 3 September, Xiamen’s Banlam Grand Theatre on 9 September, and Beijing’s Concert Hall on 10 September.  The duo will be performing Beethoven’s Kreutzer Sonata, Grieg’s C minor Sonata, and Sarasate’s Zigeunerweisen.  In addition to these concerts, Charlie will also give a number of masterclasses to students in both Nanjing and Xiamen, and has been named the Cultural Ambassador for Nanjing Week 2016 (taking place in London, 19-23 September). Organised by Amethyst Performing Arts Management.