World Renowned Pianist Yin Chengzong Returns to Carnegie Hall on Nov. 23

New York, Nov. 19, 2013, — Yin Chengzong, one of the most renowned pianists in the world, is celebrating his 30th anniversary debut at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Yin returns to the stage for a solo performance on this Saturday, Nov. 23. Invited by Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, Mr. Yin performed at NEC’s Jordan Hall in Boston on Nov. 15.

Since his debut in 1983, Yin has appeared at Carnegie Hall for seven seasons. Concertizing in all five continents, Yin frequently performs in China, the United States and Russia. Yin has played under the baton of Eugene Ormandy, the Philadelphia Orchestra; Claudio Abbado, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra; Kirill Kondrashin, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra; and Sir Malcolm Sargent, the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra.

Highlights of Yin’s recent engagements include Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts, and recitals in Toronto, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C.. Performing his first solo recital at nine, Yin Chengzong won the Gold medal at the International Vienna Youth Piano Competition at 17. He won a Silver prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition at age 20.

Mr. Yin created and premiered The Legend of the Red Lantern, piano with the Peking Opera in 1968. Mr. Yin became well-known for composing and performing the Yellow River Piano Concerto, as well as for writing/publishing “Ancient Chinese Music for Piano” in the 70s. Yin was listed in the New Grove Music Dictionary, 1980. Having released more than 30 albums, Yin Chengzong has appeared in five documentaries and was featured on CCTV, CBS and Phoenix TV. “… a superior command not only of his instrument but of his musical materials…”

Ticket info for the Carnegie Hall concert can be found following the link below.