The outstanding young violinist Ziyu He was one of the youngest soloists to make his debut at the Musikverein with the Vienna Philharmonic under Adam Fischer in 2017, aged just 18. In 2016, Ziyu won both the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg and the Yehudi Menuhin Competition, and was the Eurovision Young Musician of the Year in 2014. Ziyu has regular collaborations with Hans Graf, and in recent seasons has performed with the National Center for the Performing Arts, Vienna Kammerorchester, Singapore Symphony Shanghai Philharmonic, Beijing Symphony, Mariinsky and Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestras. The 19/20 season saw Ziyu perform with BBC Proms in the Park, Belfast and his debut with Bucharest Symphony Orchestra and Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, among others. He also gave recitals at the Konzerthaus Wien as part of their ‘Great Talents’ series. In 20/21, Ziyu performs with Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg and Ricardo Minasi, and continues his residency at Musikverein Vienna with Altenberg Trio Wien. Ziyu He began playing the violin with Xiangrong Zhang in his native China at the age of five. Aged just 10, he was invited by Paul Roczek to study with him in Salzburg at the University Mozarteum where Ziyu finished his Masters studies in summer 2021 and continues his postgraduate studies with Benjamin Schmid and Paul Roczek.