Tianhong Yang

Yang started her piano lessons at the age of four and continued her studies in the Middle School program at Wuhan Conservatoire of Music, then later was admitted to the High School of Central Conservatoire of Music in Beijing, China. After Yang’s intensive primary school training in China’s most prestigious conservatories, in 2009, she was awarded the inaugural Steinway Full Scholarship to further her studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music under the tutelage of Richard McMahon. In 2013, Yang was invited to study with the Piano Legend, Dmitry Bashkirov, at Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Spain and she was sponsored with a full scholarship by the Yamaha Europe Association and the Albeniz Foundation. Yang simultaneously began her master’s degree in performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, Belgium, with Polina Leschenko, and performance diploma program at the Accademia Pianistica Internazionale Incontri Col Maestro, Italy, with Vovka Ashkenazy and Boris Petrushansky. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in Piano Performance at Boston University, under the guidance of Pavel Nersessian.

Yang has performed in many prestigious venues throughout Europe. Among them were Desingle in Antwerp, Belgium; BBC Hoddinott Hall in Cardiff, UK; Auditorio Sony in Madrid, Spain. She collaborated regularly with Antwerp Camerata, in 2017 she was invited as a guest artist and performed at the Klara festival in Belgium. In addition to her performance appearances, Yang was invited to perform in numerous music festivals around the world, among the others, The Art of Piano Festival, Imuse Festival, and Hanoi International Piano Festival. She has worked with many remarkable musicians, such as Arie Vardi, Fabio Bidini, Leonid Margarius, Stephen Hough, Richard Goode, Bernd Goezke,Dang Thai Son, Dmitry Alexeev, Leif Ove Andsnes, Paul Lewis, Frank Braley, Christopher Elton, and Elisabeth Leonskaja.

Yang started her piano lessons at the age of four and continued her studies in the Middle School program at Wuhan Conservatoire of Music, then later was admitted to the High School of Central Conservatoire of Music in Beijing, China. After Yang’s intensive primary school training in China’s most prestigious conservatories, in 2009, she was awarded the inaugural Steinway Full Scholarship to further her studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music under the tutelage of Richard McMahon. In 2013, Yang was invited to study with the Piano Legend, Dmitry Bashkirov, at Escuela Superior de Musica Reina Sofia in Spain and she was sponsored with a full scholarship by the Yamaha Europe Association and the Albeniz Foundation. Yang simultaneously began her master’s degree in performance at the Royal Conservatoire of Antwerp, Belgium, with Polina Leschenko, and performance diploma program at the Accademia Pianistica Internazionale Incontri Col Maestro, Italy, with Vovka Ashkenazy and Boris Petrushansky. She is currently working on her doctoral degree in Piano Performance at Boston University, under the guidance of Pavel Nersessian.

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