Wu Qian




Selected as the classical music bright young star for 2007 by the Independent Newspaper, Wu Qian has appeared as soloist in many of the World’s major venues including the Wigmore, Royal Festival and Bridgewater Halls in the UK, City Hall Hong Kong. Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw and the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.


Orchestras Wu Qian has performed with include the Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin, Brussels Philharmonic, I Virtuosi Italiani, the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the Munich Symphoniker and many others. She is the 1st prize winner of the Trio di Trieste Duo Competition, the Kommerzbank Piano Trio competition in Frankfurt and has received numerous other awards. Her debut recording of Schumann, Liszt and Prior was met with universal critical acclaim and her next disk of an all Schumann program is due to be released this year.


Wu Qian is also a founding member of the Sitkovetsky Piano Trio, one of the most exciting young trios today. As well as performing in major concert halls and series around the world, they have released their debut recording on BIS with works by Dvorak, Smetana and Suk. The trio embarked on a nationwide tour of Australia this year and will release a cd of Schubert and Brahms on the "Wigmore Live" Label later this year.