Pianist Ya-Fei Chuang has been acclaimed by critics in the United States and abroad for performances of stunning virtuosity, refinement and communicative power. She has appeared at numerous international festivals, including the Beethoven Festival Warsaw with Christoph Eschenbach, European Music Festival (Stuttgart), Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Bach Festival Leipzig, Shan-non Festival (Ireland), and Oulu Festival (Finland). Her American festival performances include the Gilmore, Oregon Bach, Ravinia, Reno, Sarasota, and Tanglewood Festivals.
She has performed in the Celebrity Series in Boston, at the Fromm Foundation concerts at Harvard and in Boston’s Symphony Hall, the Philharmonic halls of Berlin and Cologne, the Berlin Schauspielhaus, and the Leipzig Gewandhaus. Further engagements include concerts and recordings at the Spectrum Concerts in Berlin’s Philharmonie, with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Malaysian Philharmonic, the National Concert Hall in Taipei, the Orchestra of the Teatro Argentino in La Plata, Argentina as well as numerous appearances in the US and Europe. She has current and pending CD recordings with Naxos, New York Philomusica Records and ECM.
Ya-Fei Chuang’s mastery of the most challenging solo repertoire is complimented by extensive activities as a chamber musician and duo partner with Steven Isserlis, Kim Kashkashian, and Robert Levin. Her commitment to contemporary music includes world premieres of works by Stanley Walden and Thomas Oboe Lee in a collaboration with John Harbison.