Victor Santiago Asunción has appeared at concert halls in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Ecuador, Brazil, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Japan, and Philippines as a recitalist and soloist. He made his orchestral debut at the age of 18 with the Manila Chamber Orchestra and his New York recital debut at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.

As a chamber musician, he has performed with Lynn Harrell, Zuill Bailey, Andres Diaz, James Dunham, Antonio Meneses, Joshua Roman, Cho-Liang Lin, Giora Schmidt, the Dover Quartet, and Emerson String Quartet. He was on the chamber music faculty of the Aspen Music Festival and the Garth Newel Summer Music Festival, where he was a member of the Garth Newel Piano Quartet for three seasons.

Mr. Asunción’s recordings include the complete Beethoven cello sonatas with Tobias Werner, cello sonatas by Shostakovich and Rachmaninoff with Joseph Johnson, and the Rachmaninoff, Chopin, and Grieg cello sonatas with Evan Drachman. He is featured in the award-winning recording Songs My Father Taught Me with Lynn Harrell. Mr. Asunción is the founder, artistic director, and board director of FilAm Music Foundation, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting Filipino classical musicians through scholarships and performances. He received his DMA from the University of Maryland at College Park and is a Steinway artist.

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