Taiwan | Age: 21

Fourteenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition
Preliminary Round Recital I
Bass Performance Hall

HAYDN Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob VXI:52
SCHUBERT-LISZT Gretchen am Spinnrade
LISZT From Annees de pelerinage, Book I

Born in Taipei, Kuan-Ting Lin began piano studies at the age of four. Ten years later, he moved to Russia, first studying at Moscow’s Gnessin State Musical College, and then enrolling at the Moscow P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory. He was awarded several prizes in Taiwan as a teenager, and recently received top prize at the International Competition ofYoung Artists “A Step Towards Mastery”and second prize at the International Vladimir Viardo Competition in Ukraine.Mr. Lin has performed with the Gnessin State Musical College Orchestra, the Parlarte Symphony Orchestra in Italy, the St. Petersburg Academic Symphony Orchestra, the Taipei SymphonyOrchestra, and in recital throughout Asia and Europe.