Two reviews from this summer

Is everybody back to work? I had such an eventful summer this year! I traveled to many places that I had never been before, such as Tromsø in Norway, Krefeld in Germany, Zürich in Switzerland, New Mexico in America, Hefei in China… There are too many precious moments during my trips.

I would like to share with you two reviews I got this summer. One is on my recital in Boston, presented by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, as part of their inaugural Annual Summer Concert Series at the New England Conservatory. David Moran left some nice words regarding my minimalistic approach to the Schubert A-major Sonata, D. 664. He titled the review as Simplest is Best. Another review, in German, is on my recital in Krefeld. Despite of my lack of German skill, it seems to me that Gabriele M. Knoll had a very good impression of Steven Stucky’s Piano Sonata. If German is a piece of cake for you, see more of what Gabriele has to say about my recital here.

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Han Chen
Ensemble Échappé's first album recording

I had so much fun recording with Ensemble Échappé at the Oktaven Audio about a month ago. It is the first album recording of the ensemble, and I am sure it will be a good start, especially with Nina Young’s wonderful music. The album will be released by Innova in spring 2020.

Han Chen
New Website launched!

At the end of 2018, I finally finished my new design for my website, which had been in my mind since the beginning of the year. I am so looking forward to 2019, and I hope to see all my loved ones in the brand new year. Let’s celebrate life with great music, food and laughter!

For whoever seeing this post, wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Han Chen