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Wu Qian

Winner of the “Emerging Artist” Award in 2016 from the Lincoln Center, as well as classical music’s bright young star for 2007 by The Independent,pianist Wu Qian has maintained a busy international career for over a decade. She has appeared as soloist in many international venues including the Wigmore, Royal Festival, and Bridgewater halls in the UK, City Hall in Hong Kong, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw, and the Lincoln and Kennedy Centers in Washington, DC. As a Soloist, she has appeared with the Konzerthaus Orchester in Berlin, the Brussels Philharmonic, The London Mozart Players, I Virtuosi Italiani, the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Symphoniker, and many others. Wu Qian is the first prize winner of the Trio di Trieste Duo Competition, the Kommerzbank Piano Trio competition in Frankfurt, and has received numerous other awards. Her debut recording of Schumann, Liszt, and Alexander Prior was met with universal critical acclaim.  She is a founding member of the Sitkovetsky Piano Trio with whom, in addition to performing in major concert halls and series around the world, she has released two recordings on the BIS label and also a disc of Brahms and Schubert on the Wigmore Live Label. Wu Qian is currently a member of the Young Artist program at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.