Saturday, May 20, 2023, 7:30 pm
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in Bb Major, with Hanyan Zheng, piano
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique
Hanyan Zheng began her piano studies at age 4 with her father. She has given frequent solo and chamber music performance in United States, Europe, and China. Hanyan was First Prize winner at the Faszlo Spezzaferri Italy International Music Competition 2021, First Prize winner of the Charleston Spring Music Competition 2022, and Third Prize winner at the Finland International Piano Competition 2021. Hanyan Zheng earned her Bachelor's degree in piano performance at the China Conservatory, and her Master’s degree in piano performance at the University of Michigan, where she studied with the celebrated American pianist, Christopher Harding.
Recognizable through his wide range of sound, he has made numerous appearances in concert series and recitals, both as a soloist and in collaboration with performing artists. Often held in prestigious venues, his performances have been broadcast live on Seattle’s King FM 98.1 and Cleveland’s WCLV 104.9. He is a prizewinner in the Venetia Hall Concerto Competition, the MTNA Divisional, the Darius Milhaud Performance Prize, and the CIM Concerto Competition. He toured with the National Repertory Orchestra as the Orchestra Pianist (Breckenridge, Colorado) in the summer of 2010, and performed Beethoven’s Fourth Piano Concerto as the soloist.
Hanyan is currently finishing a Doctoral Degree of Musical Arts in piano performance at the University of Washington, where she is studying with professor Dr. Robin McCabe. As a prize winner of the 2019 University of Washington Concerto Competition, she recently performed Saint-Saëns' 5th Piano Concerto with Seattle Philharmonia Northwest in June, 2022.
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