Bingjian Chen - 19 (China)
Sonata No.3, Op.58 in B Minor
Etude Op.25 #6 in G sharp Minor
Etude Op.10 #5 in G flat Major
Nocturne Op.27 #2 in D flat Major
Bingjian Chen, born in 2003, began to play the piano at six years old and was performing by the age of ten. She entered the Middle School affiliated to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music at the age of 12 and finished her high school diploma there. She was admitted into the Colburn Conservatory of Music in the year 2022 and she is pursuing her bachelor’s degree there now, under Fabio Bidini.
Bingjian has performed both as a soloist and a chamber musician in venues like Herbst Theatre in San Francisco, Shanghai Heluting Concert Hall, Xiamen Concert Hall, Rocca Sforzesca, and CCTV (China Central Television). She has taken lessons and masterclasses with Alan Chow, Meng-Chieh Liu, Yoshikazu Nagai, Jin Ju, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Anna Sheludko at the Saint-Petersburg Conservatory of Music, with whom she takes regular online lessons.
Bingjian graduated from middle school with excellent grades. She has won scholarships every semester including the “Niu En De scholarship”, the school-awarded scholarship, the scholarship of Shanghai City, and the scholarship awarded by the Shanghai Municipal Education Commission.
In 2021, she was invited to make a tour recital in Shandong Province, Shanghai, and Shangqiu. In 2023, she won the first prize in The Artcial Piano Competition, then the Royal Piano Competition.