Yi-Jia Susanne Hou
Unanimous first prize winner of three prestigious international violin competitions in France, Italy, and Spain (Long-Thibaud, Lipizer and Sarasate), Yi-Jia Susanne Hou has performed and toured with leading orchestras around the world. In 2013 she recorded the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra playing an outstanding 1735 ex-Fritz Kreisler Mary Portman Guarneri Del Gesu Violin as a tribute to its unique history. In 2016 she performed and recorded the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor John Nelson at Cadogan Hall, work she subsequently toured with at top venues in Canada and China. A passionate advocate for music education Susanne Hou consistently engages in creative projects involving early classical music coaching as well as mentoring aspiring young artists.
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On 22nd of November 2022 Yi-Jia Susanne Hou is playing the iconic Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestra Tong Chen. The performance takes place at the Orpheum as part of the cultural event Image China East-West Symphonic Concert presenting renowned soloists and featuring Chinese and Canadian classical […]
Yi-Jia Susanne Hou returns to the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra to perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto in d-minor in the opening concert of the orchestra’s Early Spring Season conducted by Daniel Boico. The performance takes place on August 25th at the Linder Auditorium in Johannesburg with the programme including Dvorak’s Symphony No 9 “From the New […]
Long-postponed by the pandemics, Canadian violinist Yi-Jia Susanne Hou finally fulfils her invitation by the Folsom Lake Symphony, premier community orchestra in California, to work on a joint project at the start of the new season. Yi-Jia Susanne Hou performs the Sibelius Violin Concerto under the baton of the orchestra’s music director Peter Jaffe on […]
Yi-Jia Susanne Hou’s recording of the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the London Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Andreas Delfs is launched on takt 1 streaming platform on 16th December. Playing on 1735 Guarneri Del Gesu violin that belonged to Fritz Kreisler at the time of his writing the cadenza for the Concerto, Yi-Jia Susanne […]