Violinist Arianna Warsaw-Fan has established herself as one of the leading violinists of her generation. She has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Juilliard Orchestra, the McGill Chamber Orchestra and the Orchestre Symphonique de Laval. She has performed at the Ravinia, Verbier, La Jolla Summerfest, Music@Menlo, and Aspen Music Festivals, and in New York's Carnegie and Alice Tully Halls, Montreal's Salle Bourgie and Maison Symphonique, Berlin's Philharmonie, and Tokyo's Suntory Hall.
A founding member--and one half--of duoW, Warsaw-Fan is strongly committed to bringing classical music to new audiences, and has received media attention for the duo's award-winning music video "Ghosts and Flowers: The Handel-Halvorsen Passacaglia." The duo released its debut album, Entendre, in August 2013 to rave reviews.
She has been a featured guest on jazz trumpet legend Chris Botti's tours, appearing around the world in such venues as Washington DC's Kennedy Center, Manila's Newport Theater, Calgary's Jack Singer Concert Hall, and New York City's famous Blue Note jazz club. She has appeared as concertmaster of the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester, the Juilliard Symphony, the McGill Chamber Orchestra, and the Pacific Music Festival Orchestra. She has also performed with the Chamber Players of Canada, the Societe de Musique de Chambre de Montreal, and has performed with such contemporary music ensembles as the International Contemporary Ensemble.
First-place winner of the Juilliard concerto competition and the American Opera Society String competition, and prizewinner in the Corpus Christi International String Competition and NTDTV's International Violin Competitions, among other competitions, Arianna was also an ARTS winner with the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts.
She has worked with such conductors as John Adams, Boris Brott, James Conlon, Tan Dun, Bernard Haitink, James Levine, and Xian Zhang. Arianna received her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School. She attended Phillips Academy in Andover, MA while studying privately at the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA. Her teachers include Masao Kawasaki, Cho-Liang Lin, Lynn Chang, Magdalena Richter, and Almita Vamos.