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Weiping Lin

Artistic Major(s): Violin

Expert for classical music in the context of interdisciplinary master projects and studies

Education

Weiping Lin studied violin with Dora Schwarzberg at the University for Music and Performing Arts Vienna. She graduated with honors in 1996 (Magistra Artium). 


Work Experience

Weiping Lin is an Assistant Concertmaster (Stimmführerin 1. Violinen) of the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna (RSO-Wien).

She is a well-respected violinist for contemporary music in Austria. Both as a soloist - she recorded the entire works for solo violin by Giacinto Scelsi for Mode Records (Scelsi Edition 10), as well as a chamber musician in different ensembles such as ensemble modern, ensemble xx. jahrhundert, die reihe, ensemble EIS, ensemble phace and Zur Eisernen Zeit , performing throughout Europe, Asia and South America, premiering new works by Luna Alcalay, Christoph Herndler, Volkmar Klien, Rodrigo Sigal, João Oliveira, Violeta Dinescu and Ming Wang - some of them dedicated to her.

Recently, Weiping Lin has recorded the six Solosonatas and Partitas by J.S. Bach (BWV 1001-1006). She is currently working on a (first-)recording of several solo- and chamber music compositions by the Austrian composer Luna Alcalay (1928-2012) as well as preparing an album including new works written for violin and electronics by Sounth American composers.


Teaching and Research

  • Weiping Lin is an expert für classical music in the context of interdisciplinary master projects and studies at JAM MUSIC LAB University. She works in in the cross fields of Classical Music, Jazz and Popular Music.
  • As an expert on the music of John Cage und Giacinto Scelsi, Weiping Lin recorded the entire works for solo violin by Giacinto Scelsi for Mode Records New York (Scelsi Edition 10).
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