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Bio


“ ...technically brilliant , insightful musician, and seemingly limitless potential..."——《New York Times》

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Bio


“ ...technically brilliant , insightful musician, and seemingly limitless potential..."——《New York Times》

 

Hailed by the New York Times as " technically brilliant , insightful musician, and seemingly limitless potential". Hong Xu is one of China's most accomplished pianists in his generation.

He has performed with world-renowned conductors such as: Vladimir Ashkenzy, Mikhail Pletnev , Yannick Nezét- Seguin,Yan Pascal Totelier , Hans Graf , Markus Stenz, Robert Spano etc.  Recent Concerto appearances with London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra in Manchester , Russian National Orchestra, Orchestre Nacional de Portuguesa, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing's NCPA Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal etc.

Mr. Xu has appeared in many important recital series and venues, including Wigmore hall, Weill hall at the Carnegie Hall, Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Centre, Beijing's NCPA, Taipei's National Concert Hall, Seoul Arts Centre, etc. BBC Magazine and International Piano Quarterly has named him as one of the most promising rising stars.

A devotee of new music, Xu has premiered works by Frederic Rzewski who wrote " Rubinstein in Berlin" for him in 2008.  Since then, he has performed many American composers' work both in China and abroad including Bolcom, Corigliano, Rochberg.

He received early training in Wuhan Conservatory of music with Liping Jiang , subsequently went to the United States studying with Douglas Humpherys, Jerome Lowenthal and Robert McDonald at the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School. During his studying in the States, he won prizes at Bachauer, Hilton Head and Honens international Piano Competition.

In 2010, He accepted a teaching position at the Wuhan Conservatory of Music where he is currently the chair of piano major studying. His students have won many prizes and awards both nationally and internationally. Recently Mr. Xu was invited to give classes at the San Francisco Conservatory, London's Trinity school of Music, Taiwan's National University of Arts, Beijing International Music Festival&Academy and Amalfi Coast Music Festival in Italy.

Upcoming projects including giving the world premier of the Chinese Composer Ping Gao's new piano concerto; a series of CD recording of the complete Mozart Piano Sonatas, Bach Six Partitas and Debussy's Preludes which will be published with the Wiener Urtext Edition scores in China etc.

 

 
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Music


Music


独奏钢琴音乐会曲目

上半场

莫扎特 B 小调 慢板 K540

莫扎特降B大调奏鸣曲 K281

莫扎特 D大调奏鸣曲 K576

(或任意两首莫扎特奏鸣曲)

中场休息

李斯特 悲伤的贡都拉 第二首

李斯特 在孤独中感念天主的赐福    -- 选自 《诗与宗教的和谐》

李斯特 根据贝利尼歌剧《诺尔玛》改编的大幻想曲

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News


News


演出 Upcoming Concerts


时间Date           城市City/国家Country        场馆 Venue                    购票 Buy Tickets


2017.06.18            北京Beijng, 中国China                 SOHO 3Q 


2017.07.01            长沙Changsha,中国China