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Hung-Kuan Chen

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Hung-Kuan Chen reviews

A pianist transformed by his trials Richard Dyer, Globe Newspapers, January 31, 2006 “Hung-Kuan Chen is back in prime technical form after years of struggle following an injury, but those years have made him a different pianist, and a better one.” read more -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A great pianist is born at live concert Hai-Jie Ren, October 6, 2005 “A while ago, I attended a solo recital by pianist Hung-Kuan Chen. I can only use the word ?awe’ to describe my feelings. ... At the concert his first challenging task is Beethoven’s fourth Sonata opus 7. Right from the beginning Hung-Kuan Chen demonstrates how fantastically this Allegro con brio movement is constructed, for every phrase has received careful consideration.” read more -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Pilgrimage in the sound of piano Yang Yan-Di, Shanghai, January 30 2005 “This was an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime musical pilgrimage... the air in the He Lu Ting Concert Hall at the Shanghai Conservatory nearly froze, as the pianist’s whole-hearted performance mirrored the intense concentration of the audience, creating a precious energy field in the atmosphere. ... This concert immediately became one of the hottest topics among the Chinese pianists and the members of the Shanghai Conservatory...”