2nd Prize Linzi Pan

Linzi managed to capture the audience with an authoritative piano sound, while blending perfectly with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. Her mature stage manners and body language during Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.1 in C major, were a perfect compliment to her outstanding performance. PAN. Linzi is a student of Mr.Gary Graffman at the Curtis Institute of Music since September 2013. Before, she studied with Mr. Zhaoyi Dan from September 2003-July 2013./ She was performing on the national tour around 15 Chinese cities as a member of “Shenzhen Young Genius Pianists Group. In 2005, they were invited to Canada and the United States and performed in the JFK Center. Linzi’s performance was so impressive that a senior critic of Washington Post commented in his article “Four Chinese Piano Geniuses” that Pan Linzi, though only 11, played so impishly and naturally that it seemed she played the piano completely for fun. 2007, She performed at the EPTA annual conference in Portugal; 2008,she performed with Shenzhen Arts Week delegation in Poland. 2008, She was invited to play the Grieg Piano Concerto in a Grieg minor with Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra. 2006-2013,she had her piano recitals In Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Tianjian, Dalian, Fuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang, Chongqing, etc. She performed many concertos with national and international symphony orchestras, including Xiamen Philharmonica Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Staatskapelle Weimar, Symphony Orchestra of SCCM, Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, and etc. National and International awards she won include: Gold Award (A Category) and dedicated Special Award, 6th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia, Japan, 2005; First Prize (A Category), “21st Century” Special Award, Laureate (one and only), 3rd Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition, Serbia, 2006; First Prize (Piano Duo Group)and two Special Awards with GU Jingdan, 8th International Grieg Competition Norway, 2007; Special Award of Junior Group, 5th International Piano Competition “For Franz Liszt”, Russia, 2008; First Prize, Senior Group of the Fourth TOYAMA Asian Youth Music Competition, Hong Kong, 2009 Third Prize of the sixth International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, Weimar and Bayreuth, Oct.2009 Second Prize of the 1st “Zhou Guangren Young Pianist Award”, 2010 First Prize of the 2nd China Changchun International Piano Festival Competition, 2011 Fifth prize of the 4thHong Kong International Piano Competition, 2016