Born in Shanghai, pianist Jue Wang has been concertizing regularly in China since the age of 10. The First Prize and Gold Medal winner of the XVIth Santander “Paloma O'Shea” International Piano Competition in 2008, Mr. Wang is rapidly garnering attention as a gifted young performer who has already made successful debuts at New York's Carnegie Hall and London's Wigmore Hall, as well as many prestigious venues around the globe.
Extensive concert and recital tours with more than 100 performances have been scheduled as part of the Santander award. Venues include Hannover NDR Hall in Germany, Bilbao Sociedad Filarmónica, Zaragoza Auditorio de Congresos in Spain, Salle Gaveau in Paris, Warsaw's Penderecki and Santander's International Festival, as well as venues in Switzerland, Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Venezuela, Brazil, Peru, Panama, Bahamas and Mexico.
Concerto performances are slated with the Oviedo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Vienna Chamber Orchestra, and the Spanish Radio and Television, Murcia Regional, Colombia National, National Dominican Republic Symphony Orchestras and The Symphony Orchestra of New Russia.
In Spain, Mr. Wang presented his Madrid debut recital at the Auditorio Nacional de Música and his Valencia concert debut at the Palau des Arts, performing with the Palau des Arts Orchestra and Maestro Zubin Mehta. He has given recitals at the Úbeda International Festival, Santander Palacio de Festivales, Klavierfestival Ruhr in Germany, Sintra International Festival in Portugal, Festival de Radio France et Montpellier, the Córdoba Rafael Orozco International Piano Festival and performed the inaugural concerts at the Badajoz Festival Ibérico and at the Oviedo International Piano Festial "Luis G. Iberni".
Mr. Wang also won First Prize at the 51st International Piano Competition María Canals in Barcelona, Third Prize at the 2nd Richter International Piano Competition in Moscow, among many others. He received his Master Degree from the Shanghai Conservatory under Prof. Min-duo Li and the Artist Diploma from Manhattan School of Music under Dr. Marc Silverman in 2010. In September 2010 he was appointed piano professor at the Shanghai Music Conservatory. Jue Wang lives at present in New York where he studies with Byron Janis while concertizing all over the world.