Harriet Langley


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Born in Sydney, Australia, Harriet began violin studies in Korea at age 4. She continued her studies in Tokyo, Japan with Asako Iwasawa at the Toho Gakuin Music School, and then in New York with Patinka Kopec and Pinchas Zukerman at the Manhattan School of Music. She then studied with Josef Rissin at the Karlsruhe Hochschule fur Musik in Germany and with Augustin Dumay at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth of Belgium. She completed her Bachelor’s degree at the New England Conservatory as a student of Miriam Fried and Lucy Chapman, and is currently completing her Master’s degree at The Juilliard School as a student of Catherine Cho and Daniel Phillips. She is the Laureate or Finalist of many competitions, including the 2016 Leopold Mozart Competition, 2006 Yehudi Menuhin International Competition, the 2010 Tibor Varga Competition and the 2011 Andrea Postacchini International Competition.

Since she made her professional debut with the Reno Philharmonic of Nevada at the age of 13, Harriet has performed as a soloist with the London Chamber Orchestra, the Verbier Festival Orchestra, Sinfonia Varsovia, Vienna Chamber Orchestra, the Gyeonggi Philharmonic of Korea, Orchestre National de Belgique, l’Orchestre Royal Philharmonique de Liège, Bruno Walter Orchestra of Germany, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie of Belgium, Ridgefield Symphony Orchestra of Connecticut, etc., in such prestigious concert halls as Carnegie Hall, Palais des Beaux-Arts of Brussels, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées of Paris, Victoria Hall of Geneva, Verbier Festival Hall, the Royal Palace of Belgium and Windsor Castle.

She participated in festivals such as the Seiji Ozawa International Music Academy Switzerland, Ravinia’s Steans Music Institute, Yellow Barn and Prussia Cove. She has recorded two CDs with the Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège; the Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto 7 (2011) and Saint-Saëns Pieces for Violin, including Havanaise and Romances (2013).