Artist Bio

Stella Chen, violin

American violinist Stella Chen garnered worldwide attention with her first-prize win at the 2019 Queen Elizabeth International Violin Competition. Since then, Chen has performed with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Minnesota Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, and Chamber Orchestra of Europe and in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Vienna Musikverein, and Berlin Philharmonie. She appears frequently with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Chen plays the 1720 “General Kyd” Stradivarius, on generous loan from Ryuji Ueno and the Artists and Benefactors Collaborative of Rare Violins in Consortium. She was named Gramophone’s 2023 Young Artist of the Year for her debut album, Stella x Schubert.