Zhu Wang

Piano

Zhu Wang

Praised by the New York Times as “a superb pianist” and “a thoughtful, sensitive performer,” Zhu Wang’s engaging performances exhibit a remarkable depth of musicianship and poise. Winner of the 2020 Young Concert Artists International Audition, he was awarded the Stern Young Artist Development Award. His season highlights include solo recital debuts at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall and the Kennedy Center, world premiere performances of Nina Shekhar’s work for solo piano and Florence Price’s Piano Concerto in One Movement with Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, and appearances with violinist Randall Goosby in the San Francisco Symphony Recital Series, at 92Y, and Merkin Hall. He has performed internationally at Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, and Shanghai Concert Hall. He has soloed with Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Virtuosi Brunenses, San Juan Symphony, and Xiamen Philharmonic. As an avid chamber musician and new music advocate, he presented the world premiere of Timo Andres’s Moving Etudes (2017). He has performed in festivals such as Kneisel Hall, Shanghai International Piano Festival, and Music Academy of the West, where he won the solo piano competition. A native of Hunan, China, he began learning piano at the age of five, training with Zhe Tang and Fou Ts’ong. He continued his studies at the Juilliard School where he received the Gina Bachauer and Mieczyslaw Munz Scholarship.  Zhu is currently pursuing his artist diploma at Curtis Institute of Music, under the guidance of Robert McDonald. He gratefully acknowledges the support of Bagby Foundation for the Musical Arts.