Antonio Chen Guang
Antonio Chen Guang was born into a family of musicians in the province of Hubei, China, in 1994. At the age of 11 he moved to Beijing to study at the Central Conservatory. In 2012 he finished his studies at the Juilliard School of New York. In 2015 he received the Diploma at the Accademia Internazionale Pianistica di Imola where he studied with Maestro Ashkenazy, as the youngest graduate in the Academy’s history. He studied one more year in the academy with Leonid Margarius. He now lives in Vienna, where he studies with Professor Lilya Zilberstein. Among his past principle teachers are Zhu Lianping, Zhao Pingguo, Matti Raekallio, and Paul Badura-Skoda. Among the first to recognize the talent and follow the artistic growth of Antonio Chen Guang was Dr. Antonio Mormone.
Winner of the First Olga Kern International Piano Competition in 2016, the Scriabin Prize and the Rome Prize along with many other internationally renowned competitions, pianist Antonio Chen Guang combines his extraordinary technical capacity with a profound and mature musical sensibility and an exceptional onstage charisma. Numerous concert associations of Europe, America, Africa and Asia have hosted him both in solo recitals and with orchestras performing programs ranging from William Byrd to György Ligeti and composers of today.