Haochen Zhang

Gramophone: The Listening Room – Haochen Zhang

Gramophone: The Listening Room – Haochen Zhang

A terrific new recording of Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto comes from 2009 Van Cliburn Competition winner Haochen Zhang - quite a feather in BIS’s cap as they’ve also this year's Tchaikovsky Competition winner Alexandre Kantorow on their books.

New York Arts: Haochen Zhang at Carnegie Hall

New York Arts: Haochen Zhang at Carnegie Hall

It is clear that Haochen Zhang is a musician of extraordinary technical mastery and perception. Born in 1990, he is a graduate of the Curtis School of Music, where he studied under Gary Graffman, and winner of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition—no mean credentials!

Primephonic: The Early Life of a Pianist - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part 2

Primephonic: The Early Life of a Pianist - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part 2

Haochen talks to Primephonic about growing up in China, the contrast in approach between the Chinese and American music conservatoires, and his strongest influences.

After his Carnegie Hall performance, where pianist Haochen Zhang stepped in for Lang Lang who had withdrawn for health reasons, Haochen and I met at Knave to talk about his career as a pianist, inspirations in music, and his debut studio recording featuring works by Schumann, Liszt, Janácek and Brahms.

 

Primephonic: Owning the Music - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part I

Primephonic: Owning the Music - An Interview with Haochen Zhang Part I

The morning after his Carnegie Hall performance, where pianist Haochen Zhang stepped in for Lang Lang who had withdrawn for health reasons, Haochen and I met at Knave to talk about his career as a pianist, inspirations in music, and his debut studio recording featuring works by Schumann, Liszt, Janácek and Brahms.

NYC Arts: Pianist Haochen Zhang Profile

NYC Arts: Pianist Haochen Zhang Profile

Originally from Shanghai, 27-year-old Haochen Zhang has already established an international career. He first rose to prominence in 2009 as the youngest ever gold medal winner at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A graduate of the Curtis School of Music in Philadelphia, Zhang is widely respected for his virtuosity and musicality.

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Classical picks - Portrait of a pianist

The Philadelphia Inquirer: Classical picks - Portrait of a pianist

Haochen Zhang was a pianist about whom aficionados were whispering expectant superlatives as he came through the Curtis Institute of Music. The next Yuja Wang, perhaps? Now, the 2012 Curtis graduate has released a studio album on BIS Records of some ambition: Schumann's Kinderszenen, the Liszt Ballade No. 2 in B Minor, Brahms' Three Intermezzi, and Janácek's Piano Sonata 1.X.1905, "From the Street."

2009 Van Cliburn Winner, Haochen Zhang, To Release Debut Studio Album

2009 Van Cliburn Winner, Haochen Zhang, To Release Debut Studio Album

At just 19 years old, Haochen Zhang became one of the youngest pianists to win the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009. Now, Haochen Zhang is delighted to announce the release of his first studio album on February 10, 2017 on BIS Records.