Photo Credit: Lisa-Marie Mazzucco
Co-artistic director of the Chamber Music Society, pianist Wu Han is among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. In recognition of artistic excellence and achievement in the arts, Wu Han and her long time recital partner, cellist David Finckel, were named Musical America’s 2012 Musicians of the Year, one of the highest honors granted by the music industry. Wu Han’s concert appearances take her to the world’s most prestigious concert series and festivals, and her wide-ranging musical activities also include the launch of ArtistLed, classical music’s first musician-directed and Internet-based recording company. Wu Han and David Finckel are the founders and artistic directors of Music@Menlo, a chamber music festival and institute in the Silicon Valley, and artistic directors of Chamber Music Today in Seoul, Korea. In 2013, she inaugurated a chamber music workshop at Aspen Music Festival and School with David Finckel, and under the auspices of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Wu Han and David Finckel lead the LG Chamber Music School. Recent recordings include Wu Han LIVE, and Piano Quartets, a Deutsche Grammophon release recorded live at Alice Tully Hall with cellist David Finckel, violinist Daniel Hope, and violist Paul Neubauer.
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