Wong Nina Sin-i
Nina Sin-i Wong is active in various music performances as a solo violinist and chamber musician. At the age of 17, she performed Prokofiev’s Violin Concerto No.2 with Macao Orchestra under the baton of Zhang Guo Yong. In celebration of the 40th Anniversary of normalised diplomatic relations between Japan and the People’s Republic of China, Wong performed the Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto in Fukuoka and Nagasaki, Japan, under the baton of Lio Kuokman. Her recent performances include Beethoven’s Triple Concerto with Tan Dun and the Xi’an Symphony Orchestra, and a solo recital at the 34th Macau International Music Festival.
As a chamber musician, she collaborated with Tan Dun at the world premiere of the immersive opera Purity . Transcendence. In 2019, she made her debut as a quartet performer at Carnegie Hall at the China Now Music Festival. Her quartet, Virtus String Quartet, won second place in the string quartet category at the Shanghai International Chamber Music Competition in 2018.
The Co-Founder and Music Director of the ANIMA Ensemble, Wong serves as a guest concertmaster and section principal for various orchestras, including the Hong Kong Grand Opera, Musica Viva, Opera Hong Kong, etc. She plays regularly as a freelance musician for the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and is a member of the Musicus Soloists Hong Kong.
Wong has appeared in several international music festivals, including being a fellow artist at the 2018 Bowdoin International Music Festival, the Meadowmount School of Music, Salzburg International Music Festival, and the Kent Blossom Music Festival.click to download images