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Pianist Xiaofu Ju was awarded first prize in the Second Hong Kong International Piano Competition, the Eighth Asian Piano Finals, the first Shanghai Himalaya National Youth Piano Competition.

Biography

Xiaofu Ju, pianist
 
Pianist Xiaofu Ju was awarded first prize in the Second Hong Kong International Piano
Competition, the Eighth Asian Piano Finals, the first Shanghai Himalaya National Youth
Piano Competition, and the First Youth Piano Competition of Shanghai Conservatory of Music.

He was a finalist of The Pearl River Piano Competition in China and recipient of the
Juilliard Kenneth M. and Josephine J. Bissell Scholarship, the Martin Canin Scholarship
and the Adele Marcus Piano Scholarship. Ju was a featured soloist on the opening
ceremony of the second Youth Olympic Games and the Salzburg Profound Arts Festival.
The world-renowned Pianist Jörg Demus recognized Ju as a “Pianist with promising
talents and a natural depth in music.”

In recent seasons, Ju has performed with China Philharmonic, Beijing Symphony, Xi’an Symphony and Jiangsu Symphony as a soloist. Appeared in recitals at New York, Bergen, Beijing and Shanghai; in 2021 he premiered Philip Glass Concerto No.3 at MISA festival in Shanghai (China premiere).

Ju has performed in Wiener Musikverein, Salzburg Congress, China National Center For The Performing Arts, the Great Hall of People in Beijing, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Oriental Art Center, Shanghai Symphony Hall, in addition to venues in New York, Los Angeles, Norway, Croatia, Guangzhou, Nanjing, Japan, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, etc.

Since his orchestral debut at age 14 with Shanghai Philharmonic, where he performed
Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3, he has successfully played with orchestras including
Wiener Hofburg Orchester, China Central Opera House, Shanghai Philharmonic,
Shanghai Opera House, Japan Gunma Youth Symphony, Russian Ке́меров National
Symphony, Jiangsu Symphony, and the Hong Kong Youth Philharmonic.

Ju has had the honor to study and play for many influential pianists, including Jörg
Demus, Gary Graffman, Tamas Vasary, Vladimir Viardo, Jerome Lowenthal, Arie Vardi,
Shikun Liu, Boris Berman, Dina Yoffe, Robert Levin, Pavlina Dokovska, Marc-Andre Hamelin, Dimitri Alexeev, Vladimir Ovchinnikov and Leif-Ove Andsnes.

Ju started learning piano at the age of 4. He is a graduate from Music Middle School
Affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Ting Zhou. Ju is
currently pursuing his Bachelor of Music Degree at The Juilliard School under the
tutelage of Yoheved Kaplinsky. In 2019, he published a collection of his poetry, On the
Path Seeking for the Ruins of Spring.

Xiaofu Ju was chosen to be the first ambassador of Pearl River Piano.

Ju Xiaofu
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Info: Pianist
Type: Person Male
Period: 2000.. - ..
Age: 21 years
Occupation :Pianist

Artist

Update Time:2021-11-06 18:45 / 1 month ago.