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Biography

Berlin based Taiwanese conductor Su-Han Yang is the winner of the First Prize and Golden Baton of the 10th International Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in 2017.

 

His debut at the 14th Festival of Polish Music with the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra received critical acclaim and was praised by Anna Woźniakowska in "Ruch Muzyczny" as one of the most interesting and best concerts. After successful collaborations with the Silesian Philharmonic, the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic, the Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic of Łódź, and the Polish Baltic Frédéric Chopin Philharmonic, in the 2019/20 season he will conduct the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Brandenburger Symphoniker, the Gliwice Chamber Orchestra, and return to the Silesian Philharmonic. Since 2016 in his homeland Taiwan, he conducts regularly the Camerata Taiwan in their annual concert tour.

 

Mr. Yang is one of the two selected conductors for the “Mentoring Program” of Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation in 2018/19. In 2015 he has been selected as one of the four conductors to work with Riccardo Muti at the Italian Opera Academy in Ravenna. He studied with Jun Märkl as one of the three members at the Conducting Academy of Pacific Music Festival in 2017. In several international conducting masterclasses he studied with Peter Eötvös, Gregory Vajda, Peter Gülke, Yuri Simonov, Jorma Panula, Shao-Chia Lü, Peter Rundel, Mark Gibson.

 

Mr. Yang graduated from the Hochschule für Musik “Hanns Eisler” Berlin, the National Taiwan Normal University, and the Tunghai University. He studied conducting with Prof. Christian Ehwald, Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum, Prof. Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu, and Prof. Annie Chung.