Ziming Ren

Conc ITA 2021
About This Project

Ziming Ren


25 y.o.


Ziming Ren.China, born on 16.01.1996. Started to play piano at the age of 3. He was admitted to Shenzhen Art School in China at the age of nine. In August 2008, at the “Asia Electone Festival” , he was awarded first prize of the youth group. In October 2009, at the “15th Hong Kong Asia Piano Competition., he was awarded First prize in the group for Chinese works. 2011, he was awarded First prize of the youth group in “Lang Lang Music World International Youth Piano Competition.” In 2012, he was admitted to the Leopold-Mozart-Institute for Young Talent Musicians at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, Studied with Prof. Andreas Weber. In May 2013, at the “16th International Music Competition Pietro Argento” in Italy, he was awarded Second prize in the under 19 category. In November 2013, he was invited to perform at the “Young Classic Europe” concert series in Passau, Germany. In March 2014, At the “Seventh Isidor Bajic Piano Memorial Competition” in Serbia, he was awarded First prize in the B category (under 21 category). In August 2014, at the “14th Ettlingen International piano competition for young pianists”. He was awarded the “special prize” and the ” Bärenreiter Urtext-Prize” in Germany. Same year, at the “International Piano Competition for Young Musicians” in Enschede, the Netherlands, he was awarded Second prize. In June 2015, at the“21st Ricard Viñes International Piano Competition in Spain, he was awarded the First prize. In October 2015, he was invited to perform two recitals at the “International piano Festival” in Enschede, the Netherlands. In 2016, he was one of the participants of the “Sendai Music Competition” in Japan. In April 2017, he was invited to perform two concerts with orchestra in Spain. Same year, he was invited to perform two concerts in the 10th Festival Yuzhnouralsk-Salzburg. In November 2018, Ziming Ren has performed with Niederbayerische Phiharmonie in “Young Classic Europe” in Passau Germany. In February 2019, at the “4 th Agustin Aponte International Music Competition” in Spain, he was awarded Second prize. In October 2019, Ziming Ren has performed two concerts with China National Traditional Orchestra for celebration the national day. In July 2021, at the “66th Maria Canals International Music Competition in Spain, he was awarded the Second prize and Concert prize. Ziming Ren has performed many times with orchestra in many places, such as Germany, Spain, China, and Poland.


Envisaged programme


First round

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.23 in F Minor, Op. 57

F. Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S141 – No.3 in G sharp minor (“La Campanella“)


Second round

M. Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit

J. Brahms: Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op.35 Book II

A. Shor: Piano Suite “Childhood Memories: ”Nr.1 “Chasing Fireflies “ Nr.2 “Blooming May “ and Nr 3 “First Dance”



M. Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

H. Holliger: “Elis” (1961/66) Drei Nachtstücke für Klavier

F. Chopin: Ballade No.2 in F, op.38

F. Liszt: Paraphrase de concert sur Rigoletto, S.434



S. Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto N.2 in C minor, Op.18