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Blanc Wan - 2014Blanc Wan (click for full Biographical details):
Blanc Wan has established a profile as a pianist, musicologist and educator. He is the Chairman of Hong Kong
International Pianists’ Association, the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong International Piano Conference and a governor of the Royal Northern College of Music. Graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music and University of Oxford, he has given many highly acclaimed recitals throughout Europe, Asia and North America including the Czech Republic, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States and a recital in Poland to mark the 200th anniversary of Chopin's birth in 2010. As the Editor in Chief of The Pianist magazine, he has published interviews with most of the world's greatest pianists such as Lang Lang, Dame Fanny Waterman, Jörg Demus, Leslie Howard, Peter Donohoe, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Pascal Rogé, Pascal Devoyon, John Lill, Peter Frankl, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet and Stephen Hough, among others. He has been invited on the juries of many prestigious piano competitions in Asia. In 2014, Blanc Wan will serve on the juries of Asia Piano Open Competition, Hong Kong International Piano Open Competition – The Liszt Award, as well as Macau Youth Piano etc.

www.blancwan.com