B i o g r a p h y
During the 2019-20 season, violinist Nathan Meltzer performs at the Musical de l’Orne in France, Giardini La Mortella in Italy, in Denmark with the Aalborg Symfoniorkester, and with the Royal Northern Sinfonia in the UK. During the fall he plays at the Liederkranz Foundation in New York, gives the Gessner-Schocken memorial recital in Cambridge, and records his first CD with Rohan De Silva on the Champs Hill label. In the spring he returns to North Carolina to play the Brahms Concerto with the Charlotte Civic Orchestra and plays the Beethoven Triple Concerto with the Adelphi Orchestra in New York and New Jersey.
Nathan has been a soloist with the Orchestre national d'Île-de-France, the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Orquesta Filarmónica de Medellín, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Concepción, the Berliner Symphoniker, the Pittsburgh Symphony, the Indianapolis Symphony, and the Bloomington, Evansville, and Muncie orchestras, among others, performing in Argentina, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Switzerland, the UK, and across the US.
Youngest ever to win the Windsor Festival International String Competition, Nathan studies with Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin at Juilliard. He has been a concert artist with Omega Ensemble since 2016 and has participated in ChamberFest Cleveland, the Heidelberger Frühling, the Moritzburg Festival, the Perlman Music Program Chamber Workshop, and the Verbier Festival Academy, collaborating with Julie Albers, Nicholas Canellakis, Lise de la Salle, Ulrich Eichenauer, Pamela Frank, Augustin Hadelich, Guy Johnston, Alexi Kenney, Luis Latorre, Joseph Lin, Richard O’Neill, Christian Poltéra, Alexander Sitkovetsky, Jan Vogler, Mira Wang, Vivian Hornik Weilerstein, and Itamar Zorman.
Nathan performs on the “Ames, Totenberg” Antonio Stradivari violin, Cremona 1734, which is on loan from Rare Violins In Consortium, Artists and Benefactors Collaborative. He is under worldwide general management with Hazard Chase.