Dr. Chen Wang
Journey to Love &
Leadership Foundation was proud to present pianist, DR. CHEN
WANG's, Journey to Love & Peace on Sunday, October 23, 2022,
at 7:30pm to a full house at Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall.
This marked her New York Concert Debut which was met with
great admiration and applause. The concert was sponsored by
the Young Global Leadership Foundation with UN NGO ECOSOC
Special Consultative Status, together with Michigan State
University School of Music, Australian International Culture
Industries Association, Global Stress Initiative, Global
Corporate Social Responsibility Foundation, Global Wealth
Elite Club, International Strategies Alliance & Good News
Network, to name a few. The recital promoted awareness,
advocacy & action for the United Nations Sustainable
Development Goals (SDG's) & launched the recital tour that
Wang is performing this year.
Lizst's Liebestraume and Chinese classics from the Tang
Dynasty with great passion and brilliance.
A patron stated:
“The program Dr.
Wang offered was important to note as it was at the top
level in piano repertoire in terms of musicality and
technical difficulty. The success of her performance can be
attributed to Dr. Wang’s reputation as a promising and
respected talent in piano performance.
difficulty of the repertoire, which included Franz Liszt’s
Soirées de Vienne, S.427, No. 6 (Valses caprices d’après
Schubert), Three Petrach Sonnets from Années de pèlerinage,
S.161, Second Year, and “La danza from Soirées musicales de
Rossini, S. 424 gained the attention of music aficionados.
Pianists must possess outstanding skills to execute the
works of Liszt successfully. Dr. Wang met that challenge.
Her extraordinary musical expression was truly effective in
delivering the dramatic impact to the audience which
warranted two standing ovations after the last piece
finished. Her musicianship was fine and profound, with
strong and well controlled connections of all phrases. Her
rare skills allow her to deliver music in ways others cannot
and distinguishes her from other musicians.”
TONY and Award
Winning Broadway Producer of “Passing Strange”, Regional
Theater and Film , Vasi Laurence states:
“Her playing is
powerful and compelling and transports you on a very
visceral level from deep reflection and calm to feeling
joyful and exultant. Chen and #39's versatility and choice
of music by Franz Liszt illustrates her ability to play some
of the most technically difficult music that has ever been
composed for piano,....and the inclusion of music from the
Tang dynasty (which was the Golden Age of culture and the
arts), was beautiful and exquisite. Chen is a fascinating
and unique pianist who mesmerized the audience for ninety
intermission, a patron turned to me and said, “She has magic
fingers. She is magnificent!” I am sure that we will see and
hear more of Chen Wang on the global concert stage.”
Congresswoman Grace Meng issued her a certificate of Outstanding
and Invaluable Service to the Community.
Chinese pianist Chen
Wang began her piano studies at the age of five & was
admitted to the middle school affiliated with Central
Conservatory of Music in Beijing at the age of eleven. She
continued her studies in the United States with famous
pianists & educators including Deborah Moriarty, Panayis
Lyras, Stephen Drury & William Heiles at the New England
Conservatory, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign &
Michigan State University. She holds a DMA in Piano
Performance from Michigan State University.
In China, Chen was
invited to be a spokesperson & guest pianist in the ninth
World’s Children Call for Peace event in Beijing, together
with over 100 institutions & children from more than 60
countries. In the US, Chen has given performances for the
City of Boston, Omaha Summit at the 53 rd Warren Buffett
Berkshire Hathaway Meeting & Massachusetts General Hospital.
She received the Global Youth Leadership Award at the United
Nations Headquarters Global Social Responsibility Summit in
New York in 2018. This year, she gave solo piano performance
at World First Metaverse Lantern Festival & North America
Virtual Lunar New Year Gala. While working towards a double
performance major in piano & percussion in the U.S. on a
full scholarship, Chen discovered the interconnection
between the two & developed her own performance style.
Incorporating East Asian philosophy & western classical
music, from Chinese poetry in the Tang Dynasty to Italian
Renaissance literature, she explores the connections among
nations, people & nature.
Chen Wang is Vice
President of the Arts of Young Global Leadership Foundation
(United Nations NGO ECOSOC Member), Vice Chairman & Guest
Artist of Australian International Culture Industries
Association & a member of expert committee of the China
Association for Promoting Children’s Culture & Art. Chen is
a multi-winner of several international piano competitions.
She is a signed artist on Ivory Classics Music & ChinaWise