“a rich, warm tone, impeccable intonation, appreciation for dynamic shading, and thoughtful phrasing”—The Baltimore Sun
Winner of the 2018 Schoenfeld International String Competition, at just 19 years of age, cellist Zlatomir Fung has also already captured First Prize at the 2016 George Enescu, 2015 Johansen, 2014 Stulberg International, and 2014 Irving Klein international competitions. Also a winner of the 2017 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he is a 2016 Presidential Scholar in the Arts and a 2017 Davidson Fellow. He has been soloist with the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Santa Cruz Symphony, Boston Pops, Lausanne Sinfonietta, Grand Rapids Symphony, and the New England Philharmonic, among others. He has been participated at Ravinia’s Steans Institute, the Kronberg Cello Masterclasses, the Heifetz International Music Institute, MusicAlp, and the Aspen Music Festival and School. He currently studies at The Juilliard School, where he is a Kovner fellow.