Artist Bio

Zhu Wang, piano

Praised by the New York Times as “a superb pianist, a thoughtful, sensitive performer” and Fou Ts’ong as “an incredible talent with a natural feeling of harmony and imagination,” pianist Zhu Wang‘s engaging performances exhibit a remarkable depth of musicianship and poise. His recent Zankel Hall debut recital at Carnegie Hall was named “Best of 2021” by Anthony Tommasini in the New York Times. Winner of the 2020 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, he was awarded the Stern Young Artist Development Award, which is supported by the Linda and Isaac Stern Charitable Foundation. Wang showcases his artistry as both a passionate soloist and dedicated chamber musician and has performed all over the world in China, Italy, Poland, Japan, and across the United States at prestigious venues, including the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Kammermusiksaal of the Berlin Philharmonic, Warsaw National Philharmonic Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, and the Morgan Library & Museum. Since his orchestral debut at age 14 with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, where he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto no. 21, Wang has also appeared as soloist with Salzburg Chamber Soloists, Zermatt Music Festival Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Brunensis Virtuosi Orchestra, and the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra. A native of Hunan, China, Wang began learning piano at the age of five with Zhe Tang and Fou Ts’ong at Music Middle School, which is affiliated with the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. He continued his undergraduate studies at the Juilliard School where he received the Gina Bachauer and Mieczyslaw Munz scholarships. Wang is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma at the Curtis Institute of Music under the guidance of Robert McDonald.