A group of highly gifted young string soloists between the ages of 12 and 23 have gathered to form a unique chamber orchestra, the LGT Young Soloists. Together they have won over 70 first prizes in national and internationalmusic competitions. The LGT Young Soloists project was launched in the summer of 2013 by renowned violinist AlexanderGilman and LGT.
Since their debut, the LGT Young Soloists have astonished audiences in Europe and Asia with their musical performances in locations such as Beijing,Shanghai,Moscow,Vienna,Zurich, Hong Kong andSingapore. More concerts in Asiaareplanned in 2015, as well as a tour ofGermany,Austria,SwitzerlandandLiechtenstein. The young musicians will alsoberecording their first CD in May.
The LGT Young Soloists captivate listeners with their fresh and inspiring approach to music. Their goal is to perform together and to learn from each other. They rotate in performing as soloists, accompanied by their own orchestra. Against this backdrop, the fact that the orchestra consists of ten nationalities with different backgrounds and cultures seems to take second place. The young performers communicate through their enthusiasm and dedication tomusic.
The members of the LGT Young Soloists are given the opportunity to gain experience in performing with a high-quality ensemble on international stages. They also regularly have the chance to play top-class instruments made by the likes of Antonio Stradivari and Giuseppe Guarneri del Gesù and which are provided bysponsors.