Chen Sa

Chinese pianist Chen Sa has established herself as one of the most charismatic pianists of her generation. She started with earning major prizes at Leeds, Chopin Warsaw and Van Cliburn at her early teens then entered professional performing career worldwide with her evocative playing. The Polish Government honored the “Chopin Art Passport” to her in 2010 for her unique interpretation and achievement in Chopin’s music and In 2021 Sa was invited as the youngest jury of the XVIII International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Sa performed with prestigious orchestras, the Israel Philharmonic, NHK Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, WDR Symphony Orchestra and so on. The enthusiasm into chamber music has brought her to appear as well in some historical music festivals such as Lockenhaus Festival, Salzburg Festival, Dusznicki Festival, Ruhr Piano Festival. Highlights of Chen Sa’s recent seasons includes the debut in Marinskii Theater in St. Petersburg, Champs Elysees Theater in Paris, the 26th Singapore International Piano Festival and Pyeong-Chang Winter Olympic Game 1st Anniversary Gala Concert. Often praised for her poetic sensitivity and intimacy of musicality, her playing is described as “… makes you feel the lyrical beauty, but at the same time shows a volcanic “underground” and the enormous potential of desperation of the music.”

In 2020, Chen Sa attended the world’s first offline forum of the UNESCO “ResiliArt”. And her latest album of Chopin 21 Nocturnes was releasing in Sep. 2021 under Decca label. In March of 2023, Sa successfully leads and toured as soloist/conductor with Hungarian Chamber Orchestra throughout Germany was overall highly acclaimed. In the following season, she will tour with recital program of Beethoven and Bartok in China and Australia as well as concerti of Bach, Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Brahms.

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