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08.16.17
Cho-Liang Lin
Beethoven violin sonata cycle at SummerFest gets off to grand start
San Diego Union Tribune
02.20.16
Cho-Liang Lin
In ritzy Beverly Hills, violinist Cho-Liang Lin plays with sublety, poetry
Classical Voice
12.07.15
Giancarlo Guerrero, David Alan Miller, Donald Runnicles, Julian Wachner, Daniil Trifonov, Cho-Liang Lin, Béla Fleck, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks, Munich , Nashville Symphony , Philadelphia Orchestra , Russian National Orchestra , Mariachi Los Camperos , Trinity Wall Street
2016 Grammy Nominees
Grammy.com
02.11.15
Cho-Liang Lin
Review: Orchestra 2001 presents an Asian buffet
Philadelphia Inquirer
03.31.14
Cho-Liang Lin
Celebrating the Stradivarius
The Wall Street Journal
03.31.14
Chee-Yun , Cho-Liang Lin
A Concert With Five Stradivariuses
LA Weekly
09.21.13
Cho-Liang Lin
Albany Symphony Orchestra @ Palace Theater 9/21/13
Times Union
09.21.13
Cho-Liang Lin
Albany Symphony Orchestra opens 2013-14 campaign in midseason form
The Daily Gazette
09.21.13
Cho-Liang Lin
Albany Symphony Orchestra opens 2013-14 campaign in midseason form
The Sunday Gazette
08.09.13
Cho-Liang Lin, Joshua Roman
SummerFest’s excellent Loft adventure
U~T San Diego
05.20.13
Cho-Liang Lin
DSO: If it's Thursday, it must be West Bloomfield
Detroit Free Press
11.26.12
Cho-Liang Lin
A Moment to Be Sentimental, but Not Mushy
The New York Times
11.18.12
Cho-Liang Lin, Joshua Roman
La Jolla Quartet offers a pleasing program at Mandel Hall
Chicago Classical Review
06.21.12
Cho-Liang Lin
Cassatt String Quartet, New Paths Ensemble/David Alan Miller, Cho-Liang Lin (violin) Elebash Recital Hall
The Strad
04.27.12
Cho-Liang Lin
Inserting the Brand-New Alongside the Old Familiar
The New York Times
01.19.12
Cho-Liang Lin
Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival
Financial Times
01.17.12
Cho-Liang Lin
HKICMF: Modern Masters - Ghost Opera Review
TimeOut Hong Kong
01.12.12
Cho-Liang Lin
3rd HKICMF - Gala Opening Night
TimeOut Hong Kong
12.11.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Chamber music festival raises the bar
South China Morning Post
11.16.11
Cho-Liang Lin
French Connection
TheaterJones
11.16.11
Cho-Liang Lin
FrontRow Classical Music Concert Review: A Light, French Musical Evening Finds Its Swagger
D Magazine
11.15.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Familiar musicians are a treat as a duo
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
11.15.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Cosmopolitan Paris: An evening with Cho-Liang Lin and Jon Kimura Parker
bachtrack
08.21.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Music review: a John Williams premiere at SummerFest
Los Angeles Times
07.15.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Parker, Lin, and Hoffman create magic with Brahms Piano Trios
Oregon Music News
05.09.11
Cho-Liang Lin
GEORG TINTNER - VIOLIN SONATA - PIANO SONATA IN F MINOR - OTHER PIANO WORKS - CHO-LIANG LIN (Violin) - HELEN HUANG (Piano)
Classical Music Sentinel
03.22.11
Cho-Liang Lin
Cho-Liang Lin thrills Bangkok fans playing 1715 'Titian' Stradivarius
Bangkok Post
08.22.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Cho-Liang Lin makes good on favorite program
San Diego Union-Tribune
08.01.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Mr. Popular: Cho-Liang Lin has a reputation
San Diego Union-Tribune
08.01.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Violinist and Music Director Cho-Liang Lin: A Decade with Jimmy
La Jolla Music Society
07.24.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Schoenfield's sonata is a work of its time
The Oregonian
07.02.10
Cho-Liang Lin
String and Sip: The Finer Things in Life
Epicurean Musician
05.05.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Works Made on the Wings of Inspiration
The New York Times
03.02.10
Cho-Liang Lin
BACH TO MOZART
The Straits Times
02.19.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Lin's recital is the epitome of charm
The Salt Lake Tribune
02.12.10
Cho-Liang Lin
Cho-Liang Lin: Strings tuned to joyful sounds
Salt Lake Tribune
10.27.09
Cho-Liang Lin
Under Tan Dun’s Baton, Bows and High Fives as East Meets West
The New York Times
04.06.09
Cho-Liang Lin
Prokofiev would have been pleased
Dominion Post
03.29.09
Cho-Liang Lin
NZ Symphony Orchestra at Auckland Town Hall
New Zealand Herald
03.12.09
Cho-Liang Lin
Chamber Orchestra with Schub at the Lobero
Santa Barbara Independent
02.08.09
Giancarlo Guerrero, Cho-Liang Lin
Violin soloist, conductor pair elegance, flamboyance
The Denver Post
10.15.08
Cho-Liang Lin
Chamber music opener a memorable night
South Florida Classical Review
09.14.08
Cho-Liang Lin
'Ring Without Words' wows symphony audience
Honolulu Advertiser
07.22.08
Yefim Bronfman, Cho-Liang Lin, Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg
Weekend’s programming, performances score big
Aspen Times
11.29.07
Cho-Liang Lin
VIOLIN MASTER. Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra, featuring Cho-Liang Lin.
Santa Barbara Independent
11.08.07
Donald Runnicles, Cho-Liang Lin
ASO Plays Funny German Music
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
10.15.07
Cho-Liang Lin
IRIS kickoff bold, solid
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Cho-Liang Lin was born in Taiwan. A neighbor's violin studies convinced this 5-year old boy to do the same. At the age twelve, he moved to Sydney to further his studies with Robert Pikler, a student of Jeno Hubay. After playing for Itzhak Perlman in a master class, the 13-year old boy decided that he must study with Mr. Perlman's teacher, Dorothy DeLay. At the age fifteen, Lin traveled alone to New York and auditioned for the Juilliard School and spent the next six years working with Ms DeLay.

A concert career was launched in 1980 with Lin's debut playing the Mendelssohn Concerto with the New York Philharmonic and Zubin Mehta . He has since performed as soloist with virtually every major orchestra in the world. His busy schedule on stage around the world continues to this day. However, his wide ranging interests have led him to diverse endeavors. At the age of 31, his alma mater, Juilliard School, invited Lin to become faculty. In 2006, he was appointed professor at Rice University. He is currently music director of La Jolla SummerFest and the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival. Ever so keen about education, he was music director of the Taiwan National Symphony music camp and youth orchestra for four years ... read full bio