Hilary Hahn (born November 27, 1979) is an American violinist.
Hahn was born in Lexington, Virginia. Beginning her studies when she was three years old at Baltimore’s Peabody Institute, she was admitted to the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia at age ten, and in 1991, made her major orchestral debut with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Hahn signed her first musical recording contract at age sixteen in 1996 with Sony Music. She graduated from the Curtis Institute in May 1999 with a Bachelor of Music degree.
Hahn plays on an 1864 copy of Paganini’s ‘Cannone’ made by Vuillaume. Her main interest is in solo performance; she also performs chamber music.
Hilary Hahn – Bach Sarabande (HD)