Miclen LaiPang, violin

Photo Credit: Joshua Kendall Martin

Acclaimed as “a musician of daring virtuosity with gripping access and noble elegance” (Die Welt), Miclen is quickly establishing himself as one of the most exciting and versatile violinists of his generation and has earned global recognition as a soloist, chamber musician, concertmaster, and teacher. 

Miclen has performed with numerous orchestras and has had solo recitals in halls such as Carnegie Hall, Vienna Musikverein, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Elbphlharmonie in Hamburg, Wigmore Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Berlin Philharmonie, and many more. He is the winner of multiple accolades and awards such as the Schoenfeld International String Competition, Grand Prize at the Vancouver International Music Competition, and 1st and Special Prize at the International Moscow Music Competition. He has appeared in festivals including Prussia Cove Open Chamber Music, Rheingau, Verbier, Ghent, Heidelberg Frühling, Salzburg, Rome Chamber Music Festival, and the Castleman Quartet Program. Miclen has performed in over 60 countries and has recorded numerous CD’s on both Sony RCA Red Seal, Naxos and more. He has had the privilege to work with international artists such as Ivry Gitlis, Janos Starker, Peter Serkin, Jens Peter Maintz, Lawrence Dutton, Gerhard Schulz, Robert McDuffie, Irvine Arditti, Nobuko Imai, and Christoph Richter. His primary mentors have included Ruggiero Ricci, Aaron Rosand, Charles Castleman, and Alice Schoenfeld. 

Currently, Miclen resides in Vienna and was the teaching assistant of renowned violinist Ida Bieler whom he completed his Konzertexamen degree with at the Robert Schumann Hochschule. He is currently studying with Boris Kuschnir at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz and is the Artistic Director of the Miesbach Kammermusikfestival. He performs on the “ex-Grumiaux” by J.B. Vuillaume c.1850 and a bow made by D. Peccatte.

Upcoming Performances:

Aug 31 – Grotto I: Bach in the Grotto

Sept 2 – Music Hike I: Winds in the Canyon

Sept 2 – 100 Years of Ragtime

Sept 3 – Water World: Rivers, Bridges, Droughts, and Floods

Sept 7 – Grotto II: Winds on the River

Sept 10 – The Four Seasons According to Glass and Piazzolla

Sept 11 – Grotto III: German Masterpieces