Wen-Ying LAN



Acclaimed pianist Wen-Ying Lan graduated from the National Academy of the Arts in Taiwan, before pursuing further studies at the University of Music and Dramatic Performing Arts in Graz and in Vienna, Austria where she was schooled by Russian Professor Rudolf Kehrer as well as Austrian Professors Doris Blumauer-Wolf and Walter Fleischmann.

A guest performer at numerous festivals, Wen-Ying Lan has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Jena, Germany. Her recitals have been featured in some of the greatest concert halls in Taiwan, Austria, China, Spain and France. She also performs regularly in chamber music recitals where she captivates the audience alongside soloists from Australia, Austria, Canada, Germany and Israel.

Wen-Ying Lan’s repertoire is deeply rooted in musical composition from the 20th Century. Her musical performance seeks to cross borders and cultures. In 2005, she introduced her French public to compositions of contemporary Taiwanese composer Kuo Chih-Yuan (born 1921). From 2001 to 2004, she presented the entire piano collection of Maurice Ravel in Taiwan. Milhaud, Poulenc, Schönberg, Scriabine, Shchedrin, Stravinsky are regularly featured in her concerts.

Wen-Ying Lan lives in Germany and Taiwan. While constantly performing at one of her concerts or numerous guest appearances throughout the world, she is also a juror of piano competitions and artistic consultant to the Overseas Chinese Institute of Technology, and a founding member and artistic director of the Taiwan International Piano Festival.



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