Sarah Chang

(b. 1980)

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(b Philadelphia, 1980).

Amer. violinist of Korean parentage. Began to study piano aged 3, violin aged 4 with her father, a prof. violinist. Début with local orchs. aged 5. Studied at Juilliard Sch. with Dorothy DeLay from age 5. Aged 8, played with NYPO cond. Mehta and Philadelphia Orch. cond. Muti. Carnegie Hall recital début 1997. Has toured Eur., N. and S. America, Asia (inc. Beijing Mus. Fest.). In June 2004 she ran with the Olympic torch in NY.

Subjects: Music.

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