Moye Chen

On 14 mai 2018

BIOGRAPHIE

Né à Pékin, Moye Chen est lauréat de nombreux Concours Internationaux. Le dernier en date étant le Concours de Sydney où nous l’avons rencontré.
Il a obtenu son baccalauréat et sa maîtrise au Conservatoire de Shanghai et son diplôme d’artiste au Conservatoire d’ Oberlin (Ohio).
Sa carrière l’a amené à se produire sur les cinq continents . Dernièrement après une tournée en Russie avec l’Orchestre de Mariinski et Gergiev, il enchaîne une tournée en Australie. Il vient de signer un contrat exclusif avec Decca.
La presse internationale l’a comparé à Sokolov et à Pletnev.
Il est un grand espoir de la jeune génération russe.

BIOGRAPHY

 Praised by The Cincinnati Enquirer as playing with “combined bravura and artistry” for
his performance of Rachmaninov’s third piano concerto with Cincinnati Symphony
Orchestra, and by Frequent Business Traveler as “majestic and lyric” for his recital at
Carnegie Hall in 2015, Mr. Chen has performed extensively as a concert pianist in the
United States, Europe, Asia, and Australia.Highlights of his past seasons include the concerts in the renowned venues such as
Carnegie Hall, Benaroya Hall, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Sydney Opera
House, the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Mariinsky Theater Concert Hall,
Petit Palau Hall, Joaquín Rodrigo Music Auditorium, Beijing Concert Hall, Forbidden City
Concert Hall, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, and Shanghai Grand
Theater; as well as the appearances as a soloist with the Mariinsky Orchestra, Cincinnati
Symphony Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra,
Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Oberlin Orchestra, and
International Orchestra “Virtuosos of Madrid”; Mr. Chen has also been invited as guest
artist to play in Mariinsky International Piano Festival, Gilmore International Keyboard
Festival, Deia International Music Festival, Beijing International Contemporary Music
Festival, Shanghai Spring Music Festival, DoCha Chamber Music Festival, and
Tongyeong International Music Festival. As an internationally active chamber musician,
he has collaborated with numerous acclaimed musicians such as Stefan Milenkovich,
Tasmin Little, Kathron Sturrock, and Hung-Kuan Chen. During this year, Mr. Chen’s
engagements include the recitals in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium,
Switzerland, Spain, France, Australia, and Thailand.Mr. Chen is the winner of numerous competitions such as the 11th Sydney International
Piano Competition (Australia), the 58th Cincinnati World Piano Competition (USA), the
16th International Piano Competition “Spanish Composers” (Spain), the 8th International
Iowa Piano Competition (USA), the 1st Berliner International Music Competition
(Germany), and the 5th World Piano Teachers Association International Piano
Competition (Serbia), among others. A versatile artist, he has been awarded the prestigious
Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship and Feltsman Piano Foundation Scholarship. Some
of his live recordings have been collected in the album Encore! by ABC Classics. Mr. Chen
has been the exclusive recording artist of Universal Music on the Decca Classics label, his
first album under Universal will feature piano works by Percy Grainger and Sergei
Rachmaninov.A native of Beijing, China. Mr. Chen earned his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from
Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Artist Diploma from Oberlin Conservatory of Music.
His principal teachers include Hung-Kuan Chen, Angela Cheng, Robert Hamilton, and
William Heiles. Other teachers and mentors include Tema Blackstone, Alvin Chow,
Cheung-Yu Mo, Yunlin Yang, and Xiaosheng Zhao. Mr. Chen is currently the candidate
of Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Illinois under the supervision of
William Heiles. He is also studying with Robert Hamilton in the Phoenix area.
Moye Chen is the Kawai Artist.Reviews“Moye is a dynamic and evocative pianist both on and off the stage and we look forward to working with him to bring his unique artistry to the global stage. Moye joins an incredible roster at the famous Decca label and will add his own personality to this great heritage.” – George Ash, President of Universal Music Asia-Pacific

« An absolutely true artist! Soulful, intelligent, and creative. » – Sa Chen, Concert Pianist

“ … His music making is excitingly distinctive and communicative, with an overarching feel for phrase and structure, inevitability, glorious tone – and his python hands seem to encompass whatever they are required to swallow!” – Piers Lane, Concert Pianist, Artistic Director of Sydney International Piano Competition

« Moye’s phenomenal talent and artistry are rarely seen, and he is a master of communicating through music … This young artist is blessed with exceptional technique, brilliant sound, consummate music, and fascinating personality, which remind me of those legendary piano masters of the 20th century. » – Mira Yevtich, Concert Pianist, Co-Founder of Mariinsky International Piano Festival

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