New York Classical Review praises Haochen's Carnegie Hall performance with the China NCPA Orchestra last weekend at Carnegie Hall saying "Zhang’s technique was exemplary, and he showed keen musical sense and a gorgeous touch." Haochen stepped in for Lang Lang to perform the Chinese iconic work, the Yellow River Concerto.
Read the full review here.
Haochen returns to Carnegie Hall for his solo recital debut on November 18. Buy tickets here.
Haochen is honored to fill in for Lang Lang at Carnegie Hall next month on October 30. He will be playing the Chinese classic, Yellow River Concerto, with the China NCPA Orchestra led by Lü Jia.
Read more here.
Haochen returns to the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival this early August for four performances within four short days. His final performance with the festival culminates with Bach's 5th Keyboard Concerto on August 5.
Just a few days later, Haochen continues chamber concerts across the country in Maine at the Bay Chamber Concerts August 10 and 11, joining violinist Benjamin Beilman.
Haochen will soon be heading to Colorado for his debut at the popular Bravo! Vail Music Festival on July 9. He will play the more rarely-heard Rachmaninoff concerto No. 4 with Philadelphia Orchestra led by Stéphane Denève
Read more about the festival here.
As a 2017 recipient of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Haochen was honored to be featured by WNET's NYC Arts program discussing his thoughts on music. You can watch the video here.
Peter Dobrin commends Haochen's performances at the Rachmaninoff Festival in Philadelphia this past weekend, writing "The Curtis-trained Zhang had the harder assignment with the two more rare concertos, the first and fourth, and he proved a pianist with an ear for introspection and a range of colors. In the fourth concerto, which is less emotionally direct than the other concertos, Zhang ventured some dramatically convincing opinions."
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