400. Jung Lin林容光, Pianist & Composer / 05/2017

Jung Lin林容光, Pianist & Composer

Pianist Jung Lin has been acclaimed for her poetic and virtuosic pianism. A native of Taiwan, she conducted her own orchestral works at age 12, won numerous competitions in her native country, and was featured on Taiwan’s major news program “90 minutes.” At sixteen her symphonic poem, “The Black Wedding” was given its premiere by the Juilliard Symphony under Miguel Harth-Bedoya. While at Juilliard Ms. Lin studied composition with the renowned American composer David Diamond, and for six years, piano with the eminent pianist Martin Canin. One of the outstanding Chopin pianists of her generation, Ms. Lin has given numerous all Chopin recitals. In 1999, the 150th anniversary of Chopin’s death, she was heard at such prestigious venues as the International Keyboard Institute and Festival, the Summit Festival, and the Kosciuszko Polish Foundation. In October, 1999 she was featured at New York’s Alice Tully Hall in the Gala Chopin recital which included 25 world renowned pianists. In addition to Chopin, Jung Lin is an avid champion of Nikolai Medtner, she is currently recording the complete Tales for Naxos. During 2004 Ms. Lin was invited by radio station WQXR to perform three recitals at the New York Botanical Garden, playing to capacity audiences and worldwide on wqxr.com. A highpoint of 2004 was a December recital debut at Alice Tully Hall. Other recent New York appearances have included the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bargemusic, and the International Keyboard Institute and Festival. Ms. Lin returns to Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in December of 2005. She lives in New York City.

林容光,鋼琴、作曲並指揮自己的管絃樂曲,年僅十一歲時,林容光傳奇的音樂生涯即被媒體發掘,接受新聞節目「90分鐘」熊旅揚專訪。十六歲在美國茱莉亞音樂學院時,她的交響詩《黑色婚禮》更獲得Miguel Harth-Bedoya領導該校樂團演出。


2009年發行由Naxos 製作的鋼琴獨奏雙CD,成為繼鋼琴家陳必先之後首位擁有這個榮耀者。音樂之外的興趣廣又精,從專業錄音、網路製作、到美味烹調樣樣拿手,多年後首度回台的林容光,讓您看見名揚海外的璀璨。

Source from 美東台灣人夏令會07/1996

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