Chi- Ho Han 韓智浩
Born in Seoul, Korea in 1992, Chi-Ho Han is one of the most promising pianists of his generation.
Han is the winner of ARD International Music competition in Munich (2014), where he was also awarded all special prizes, including Audience Award and Best Performance on Commissioned Work. He also claimed championships at Seoul International Music Competition in Korea (2014), and at Kissinger KlavierOlymp, Germany (2013) with the addition of the Audience Prize.
An equally keen interpreter on classical and contemporary repertories, Han has ranked himself among prize winners of the demanding Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels (2016), the Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition in USA (2014), International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna (2009), International Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund, Germany (2011) and International Telekom Beethoven Piano Competition in Bonn, Germany (2011).
He has made successful concert appearances at prestigious venues across the continents, such as Golden Hall of Musikverein in Vienna (Austria), Herkulessaal, Prinzregententheater, and Gasteig in Munich, Gewandhaus in Leipzig (Germany), Zurich Tonhalle (Switzerland), Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille (Belgium), Seoul Arts Center (Korea) and Forbidden City Concert Hall, Beijing (China), and performed at important music festivals, including International Klavier-Festival Ruhr, Kissinger Sommer International Music Festival, International Rheingau Musick Festival, International Bodensee Music Festival, Musikdorf Ernen and Deer Valley Music Festival in USA. His recitals and orchestral performances have been recorded and broadcast live by major channels throughout the world.
He has collaborated with Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Brussels Philharmonic, Korean Symphony Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille, St. Petersburg Symphony Orchestra and Utah Symphony (USA), among others.
Han studied at Seoul Arts High School in Seoul, Korea with Mrs. Jiae Kim and Prof. Kyeong Seun Pee, and earned his undergraduate degree with Prof. Arnulf von Arnim at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen.
Obtained his Master degree in summer 2017, Han continues his Soloklasse (Solo-Artist diploma) at the University for Music, Theater and Media in Hannover, Germany under world-renowned pianist, Prof. Arie Vardi. He is also a student at the International Lake Como Piano Academy. His well acclaimed debut album “Chopin & Schumann: Piano Works” was released by Acousence Classics in early 2017.
他以獨奏者身份跟奧地利電台交響樂團、巴伐利亞電台交響樂團、布魯塞爾愛樂樂團、韓國交響樂團、慕尼黑室樂團、馬賽爾愛樂樂團、聖彼得德堡交響樂團及猶他交響樂團等合作過。各地電台及電視台亦曾轉播或直播他的專訪、現場演出及作品分享。2017年初，他首張個人專輯《蕭邦與舒曼：鋼琴作品》由Acousence Classics 發行，獲一致好評。