Since his gold medal win at the Thirteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in 2009, Haochen Zhang has captivated audiences in the United States, Europe, and Asia with a unique combination of deep musical sensitivity, fearless imagination, and spectacular virtuosity. In 2017, Haochen received the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant, which recognizes talented musicians with the potential for a major career in music.
Haochen has already appeared with many of the world’s leading festivals and orchestras in renowned venues including the BBC Proms, the Munich Philharmonic with the late Lorin Maazel, the Easter Festival in Moscow by special invitation of Maestro Valery Gergiev, and solo and concerto performances at Carnegie Hall. He is also an avid chamber musician.
You can see Haochen Zhang in action at The New Zealand Herald Premier Series: Grace & Grandeur on Thursday 24 September.