August 12 - 21
XIAOFENG WU ‘s piano performances in the US and Europe have been highly recognized by music critics, numerous publications including ABC, YAHOO, Radio Clasica, Pravda, Politica, OpusMusica, El Mundo and many others. Back to his motherland, China, along with his public appearance at the POLY Theatre series, Shanghai Concert Hall, Jiangsu Centre of the Performing Arts, Hongkong Great Hall and many, Xiaofeng Wu has been recognized as one of the most reputable pianists of his generation.
As a soloist and pedagogue, Xiaofeng was invited to many professional events such as Maccagno Piano Days Int’l Festival(2017,2018), Xiamen Int’l Piano Festival (2016), Ningbo Int’l Piano Festival (2018), etc. His film recordings of performance and tutorials of classic solo repertoire are available at Tido® Piano Masterworks Series released by Edition Peters, London. The Chopin Project® has commissioned him for his recording of Chopin’s substantial repertoire for online stream cast.
Xiaofeng drew international attention when he performed at the Beijing APEC conference for the leaderships of many countries. He is also the recipient of 1st Prize of the 10th Guerrero Foundation Int’l Piano Competition (Madrid), 1st Prize of the Society of American Musicians Piano Competition (Chicago), the Mabel Henderson Memorial Prize, and academically, the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Piano Performance from the University of Michigan.
Xiaofeng Wu is the founder of The Thames Piano Trio and The Wu Artists Association. As a scholar and educator, Xiaofeng Wu’s students has garnered many national prizes and admission with high scholarships into major institutions such as New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, Cleveland Institutes, Royal Conservatory and Shanghai conservatory, etc. Xiaofeng actively introduced the Urtext edition publishers such as Wien (universal), Henle as well as Peters. His concert reviews commissioned for Maestro Yin, Chengzong, Mischa Maisky, Cyprien Katsaris and many others have been collected in various magazines and press. Currently Xiaofeng Wu is an elite piano faculty of Pädagogische Universität Nanjing, School of Music.