Evan Wong 汪奕聞
Evan Wong 汪奕聞

Silver medalist and audience prize winner of the 6th Sendai International Competition in Japan, Taiwanese American pianist Evan Wong has appeared in recitals and concerts throughout North America, Europe and Asia in venues such as Carnegie’s Weill Hall and Merkin Hall in New York, Jordan Hall and John Hancock Hall in Boston, Chicago Cultural Center and Pick-Staiger Hall in Chicago, Kirishima Concert Hall, Itzumity 21 Concert Hall and Hitachi Systems Hall in Japan, Daegu Concert House in South Korea, Flagey Studio 4 in Belgium, Richard Jakoby Saal in Hannover, Germany, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, Spain, Music Centre in Helsinki, Finland and Taiwan National Concert Hall, Taichung Opera House and Weiwuying National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts in Taiwan.

 " With a transparent and beautiful tone,  his multi faceted talent is displayed through

his thoughtful  interpretation"                                                                             - Chopin Magazine Japan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

 

 

"Served by very solid technique and constant inspiration,   

imbued with  simplicity and humility"                                                                    - La Libre Belgique             

                                                                                                               

                                       

 

 He released his first solo album under the Acousence Label in Germany in 2020 and has also recorded for the MPR (Minnesota, USA), WFMT (Chicago, USA), KBS (South Korea), Shanghai Classical 94.7 (China), and the Taipei Classical, Radio Taiwan International, National Education, Bravo 91.3 and Voice of Han (Taiwan) stations. 

 

Mr. Wong has appeared as a soloist with orchestras including the Sendai Philharmonic, New Sendai Philharmonic, Saga Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, World Civic Orchestra, Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes de México, Southern Illinois Festival Orchestra, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, Taipei Century Symphony Orchestra, Northwestern University Symphony Orchestra and the NEC Philharmonia Orchestra and conductors Pascal Verrot, Julian Kuerti, Victor Yampolsky, Daniela Candillari, Paul Meyer, Yuri Nitta, Edward Benyas, Seitaro Ishikawa, Kuokman Lio, Tung-Chieh Chuang, Gernot Schmalfuss and Ludwig Carrasco.

A frequent guest in several renowned festivals, Mr. Wong has performed at the Verbier, Lucerne, Ravinia, Aspen, Gilmore, Kneisel Hall festivals where he has worked and collaborated with musicians such as Itzak Perlman, Miriam Fried, Gary Hoffman, Midori, Mihaela Martin, Pamela Frank, Franz Helmerson, Laurence Lesser, Kim Kashkashian and members of the Cleveland, Takacs and Juilliard Quartets.

Mr. Wong holds degrees from the Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover in Germany (Konzertexamen), Northwestern University’s Bienen School of Music (D.M.A), The Juilliard School (M.M) and the New England Conservatory (B.M). His teachers include Matti Raekallio, Jerome Lowenthal, Wha Kyung Byun, Boris Slutsky, Mengchieh Liu, Alan Chow, Ewa Kupiec and Rolf-Peter Wille.

 

Currently, Mr. Wong is a full-time piano faculty at Fu Jen University in Taiwan. He is also the distinguished professor at Harbin Conservatory of Music in China and serves on the faculty at the University of Taipei.

 

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  • Jul 30, 7:00 PM – Aug 31, 7:00 PM
    Online masterclass
  • Aug 12, 7:30 PM
    國家演奏廳, No. 21-1, Zhongshan S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100
    Liszt: Benediction de dieu dans la solitude and Funerailles
  • Aug 27, 3:00 PM
    Pompette Salon 微薰·沙龍, 407, Taiwan, Taichung City, Xitun District, Shizheng North 2nd Rd, 236號27號樓之3
    貝多芬:《魔笛》七段變奏曲,作品WoO 46 舒曼:五首民族風小品,作品102 蕭邦:序曲與華麗的波蘭舞曲,作品 3
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    國家演奏廳, No. 21-1號, Zhongshan S Rd, Zhongzheng District, Taipei City, Taiwan 100011
    貝多芬:《魔笛》七段變奏曲,作品WoO 46 舒曼:五首民族風小品,作品102 蕭邦:序曲與華麗的波蘭舞曲,作品 3 柴可夫斯基:夜曲,作品19第四首 布拉姆斯 : 第一號大提琴奏鳴曲,作品38
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    台中歌劇院小劇場, No. 101號, Section 2, Huilai Rd, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan 407025
    貝多芬:《魔笛》七段變奏曲,作品WoO 46 舒曼:五首民族風小品,作品102 蕭邦:序曲與華麗的波蘭舞曲,作品 3 柴可夫斯基:夜曲,作品19第四首 布拉姆斯 : 第一號大提琴奏鳴曲,作品38

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