Haiou Zhang

“No other concert grand piano makes me feel as sure as the C. Bechstein D 282. I can savor its richly colored sound without restriction. When you play this grand, you experience a true legend.”

Haiou Zhang


Haiou Zhang, born in China in 1984, is among the most successful musicians of his generation. In 2010, he completed an extensive tour in Canada with the National Slovakian Symphony Orchestra. Further tours have taken him to Brazil and China. In addition, Haiou Zhang played Tschaikowsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Warsaw Symphony and debuted with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra playing Rachmaninow's Piano Concerto No. 3. Haiou Zhang was accepted into the Central Conservatory of Music in Peking when he was just 10 years old. Since 2008, he has been studying with Bernd Goetzke in Hannover. Following his great success at the V. International Vladimir Horowitz Piano Competition in Kiev, he produced a CD with North German Radio (NDR). In 2010, Haiou Zhang recorded on a Bechstein concert grand piano for Deutschland Radio a Liszt program, which appears on CD under the Hänssler CLASSIC label.

Haiou Zhang plays Liszt

Haiou Zhang, one of the best Chinese pianists of the younger generation, recorded 2010 in the Berlin Siemensvilla for DeutschlandRadio on a C. Bechstein concert grand piano D 282 a Liszt program, which appeared in January 2011 on his debut CD for Hänssler Classic. Suitable for Franz Liszt's 200th birthday, the virtuoso played among other things Liszt's B-Minor Sonata, which Hans von Bülow premiered on January 22, 1857, in Berlin on a Carl Bechstein grand piano made available for the occasion. In addition, Zhang Haiou presents "Les jeux d'eaux à la Villa d’Este" from "Années de pèlerinage," "Funérailles" from "Harmonies poétiques et religieuses," "St. François d'Assise préchant aux oiseau" from "Deux Légendes" and Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 arranged by Vladimir Horowitz (1903-1989). Worth hearing!

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