Zhu Wang, piano
Praised by The New York Times as, “a superb pianist” and, “a thoughtful, sensitive performer”, pianist Zhu Wang’s engaging performances exhibit a remarkable depth of musicianship and poise. His recent Carnegie debut recital was named “Best of 2021” in The New York Times. Winner of 2020 Young Concert Artists International Audition, he was awarded the Stern Young Artist Development Award.
Zhu’s upcoming season includes a solo recital debut Kenney Center, world premiere performances of Nina Shekhar’s work for solo piano, Florence Price’s Piano Concerto in One Movement ,with Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and appearances with violinist Randall Goosby in San Francisco Symphony Recital Series, 92nd Street Y and Merkin Hall.
Zhu has performed across the US and internationally at prestigious venues such as The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Kammermusiksaal of Berliner Philharmonie, Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall. Since his orchestral debut at age 14 with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, he has soloed with Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Zermatt Music Festival Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Brunensis Virtuosi Orchestra, San Juan Symphony, and Xiamen Philharmonic. As an avid chamber musician and new music advocate, Zhu has world premiered Timo Andres’ Moving Etudes in 2017. He has performed in festivals such as Kneisel Hall, Four Seasons Chamber Music Workshop, Lake Como International Piano Academy, Shanghai International Piano Festival, Perlman Music Program and Music Academy of the West, where he won the solo piano competition.