Vilde Frang, the young Norwegian violinist and protégée of Anne Sophie Mutter, made her debut at the age of 10 with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and was subsequently engaged by Mariss Jansons to perform with the Oslo Philharmonic. Her debut release on EMI Classics coincides with this release and features the Sibelius Violin Concerto and three Humoresques and Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No. 1 with the WDR Sinfonieorchester Köln and conductor Thomas Søndergård. Vilde’s debut recording for EMI Classics is a WDR co-production with support from the Borletti-Buitoni Trust.
Born in Norway in 1986, Vilde Frang began her studies at Oslo’s Barratt-Due Institute of Music and subsequently worked with Kolja Blacher at the Hamburg Musikhochschule. She currently participates in the Kronberg Academy Further Master Studies program as a student of Ana Chumachenco and holds a scholarship at the Anne-Sophie Mutter Foundation.
After making her debut at the age of ten with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra, Vilde was engaged by Mariss Jansons to perform with the Oslo Philharmonic. Since then, she has been a soloist with orchestras in Scandinavia, England, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Baltic countries, the U.S., Singapore and Taiwan.