The distinguished Taiwanese pianist Ching-Yun Hu is recognized and acclaimed world-wide for her dazzling technique, deeply probing musicality and directly communicative performance style.
Ching-Yun Hu was named a winner of the 2009 Concert Artists Guild International Competition. In 2008, she captured the top prize and the Audience Favorite Prize at the 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv, resulting in a seven-city tour across Israel and a special invitation from the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #4 on only a week’s notice. Subsequently, her career has flourished with a host of engagements on five continents.
Highlights of Ching-Yun Hu’s current season include debuts with New York’s Massapequa Philharmonic Orchestra and the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra, return performances with Brazil’s Orquestra Filarmônica do Espírito Santo and Orquestra Petrobras Sinfônica and Taiwan’s Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, as well as solo recitals and chamber music collaborations in several cities in Taiwan and China and a re-engagement with the Taipei Chinese Orchestra for an appearance at the Macau International Music Festival.
Ching-Yun Hu made her debut with The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999. She has also been guest soloist with the Aspen Concert Orchestra, New York Concerti Sinfonietta, Philadelphia’s Black Pearl Chamber Orchestra and the symphony orchestras of Delaware, DuPage (IL), Midland (MI), Mississippi and Northwest Arkansas, while abroad she has appeared with the Israel Chamber Orchestra, England’s Maidstone Symphony Orchestra, Portugal’s Orquestra do Algarve, Brazil’s Orquestra Filarmônica do Espírito Santo, Orquestra do Curitiba and Orquestra Experimental de Repertorio, South Africa’s Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, China’s Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra and Taiwan’s Taipei Chinese Orchestra and Evergreen Symphony Orchestra. She has also toured with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra.