Wenfang Han

China | 2000

PIANO 2023: Competitor


As a solo pianist, Wenfang Han has given numerous concerts with orchestras, including: China Philharmonic Orchestra, Fundacja Nowa Orkiestra Kameralna in Poland, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra. He debuted Rimsky-Korsakov’s Piano Concerto in China with the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Pedro Halffter. In 2016 he performed Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 22 with Adam Glaser at Lincoln Center’s Peter Jay Sharp Theatre, and later that year he performed the same concerto with the Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra at the Aspen Music Festival. In 2019, he was invited by the Semana Internacional de Piano de Óbidos (SIPO) to give three recitals in Portugal. He was first prize winner in several international piano competitions such as the Steinway & Sons International Piano Competition, the Thomas Cooper International Piano Competition and the MTAC Piano Concerto Solo Competition. While at Juilliard, he was awarded the Bachauer Scholarship (2016) and received the Irving S. Gilmore Scholarship and Fellowship and the Charles R Miller Scholarship (2019-2020).



First round
Beethoven: Piano Sonata op. 111
Second round
Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Medtner: Sonata Tragica
Schubert: Piano Sonata in C minor D. 958
Scriabin: Piano Sonata n. 9
Chopin: Mazurka op. 50 n. 3
Bartok: Etudes op. 18
Chopin: Piano Concerto n.1 in E Minor op.11