Opening Concert with Ching-Yun Hu and PYPA Young Artists
Date/Time: July 31, 2021 at 8PM (EDT)
Livestream Platform: pypa.info
Hailed by The Philadelphia Inquirer as a “first class talent… superb pianist” and by International Piano (London) for “praises follow her around the world”, Taiwanese-American pianist Ching-Yun Hu is a unique presence on the international concert scene. She is the winner of the Arthur Rubinstein and Concert Artists Guild Competitions, and since her debut with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, she has continued to perform internationally at major concert venues across the world. Her albums with Naxos, ArchiMusic, and BMop Sound have received critical acclaims and won the prestigious Golden Melody Award for “Best Classical Album of the Year”. Pianist Magazine has called her latest Rachmaninoff album as an “essential listening for Rachmaninoff admirers”. Renowned also as a presenter, curator, educator and a passionate classical music promoter, she is the founder and artistic director of renowned Philadelphia Young Pianists’ Academy (PYPA), and serves on the piano faculty at Temple University in Philadelphia.
In this concert, Ching-Yun Hu is joined by two rising Taiwanese piano stars, Natasha Wu and Yao-Wen Chang, in a program of piano classics by Schubert, Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Taiwan’s own Tyzen Hsiao.
This concert is sponsored by the Taipei Cultural Center of New York (TCC) as part of TCC’s 30th Anniversary Celebration.