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Solo piano recital by An Tianxu
2020-08-11 08:52     Source : Dongguan Today


Date/Time: Wednesday 12th August 2020, 20:00

Venue: Dongguan Yulan Theatre, Central Square, Hongfu Road, Nancheng District, Dongguan

Admission: 60/120/180/230/280 RMB

Running Time: 90 minutes

An Tianxu is a highly sought-after young pianist in China, Russia and the United States. Highlights of his 2019–20 season include performances with the Mariinsky Orchestra under Valery Gergiev in St.Petersburg, with the China Philharmonic Orchestra under Xia Xiaotang as part of the International Mariinsky Far East Festival, solo recitals at the Mariinsky Theatre and Shanghai Grand Theatre, and a concert with the China NCPA Orchestra under Lve Jia at the National Centre for the Performing Arts.

In June 2019, he won fourth place and a special prize for "courage and restraint" in the 16th International Tchaikovsky Competition, where his performance was lauded by the jury chairman Denis Matsuev as "sensational" and "beyond his years of maturity." In July of the same year, he made his orchestral debut as a soloist with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Centre, performing Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini. He has also received numerous top awards including grand prize in the "Helen Cup" Shanghai International Piano Competition; second prize in the Wiesbaden International Piano Competition, Beijing International Piano Festival Young Artists Concerto, and CCTV Piano and Violin Competition; third prize at the Concerto Competition 'Theodor Leschetizky' for Gifted Young Pianists; honourable mention from the 2017 San Jose International Piano Competition; and the Zhou Guangren Young Pianist Award.

Editor: 谭晶