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Ya-Fei Chuang

Piano Masters Series 2012-2013

Pianist Ya-Fei Chuang is acclaimed by critics in the U.S. and abroad for performances of stunning virtuosity, refinement and communicative power. Chuang has appeared at numerous international festivals, among them the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw with Christoph Eschenbach, the Taipei International Music Festival, the European Music Festival (Stuttgart), the Bach Festival (Leipzig) and those of Schleswig-Holstein, Ravinia, Gilmore and Tanglewood. She has performed as duo partner with Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin, Steven Isserlis, James Buswell and Pierre Amoyal. Her recent engagements include concerts in the Berlin Philharmonic Hall with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; the Malaysian Philharmonic; performances in Hong Kong, London, Salzburg, South America and throughout the US; on forte piano with Boston Baroque, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; and TV appearances in Hong Kong, Tel Aviv and Germany. She has recorded solo, concerto and chamber music works for Naxos, Harmonia Mundi, ECM and New York Philomusica Records.  Her recording of Hindemith’s chamber music works with Spectrum Berlin was awarded a special prize by the International Record Review in 2009.  

Chuang has given the world premieres of works by John Harbison, Stanley Walden and Thomas Oboe Lee. She also gives master classes throughout the US, Europe and Asia, including at the World Piano Pedagogy Conference and annually at the International Summer Academy of the Mozarteum, Salzburg. 

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