Biography

Germany-based Taiwanese conductor Su-Han Yang won First Prize in the 10th International Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in 2017. He received numerous invitations to collaborate with the Taiwan Philharmonic, the Taipei Chinese Orchestra, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Silesian Philharmonic, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic, the Brandenburger Symphoniker, the Kraków Philharmonic, the Łódź Philharmonic, the Pomeranian Philharmonic, the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, and the Gliwice Chamber Orchestra. Since 2016 he conducts regularly the Camerata Taiwan in their annual concert tour in Taiwan.

 

In 2021 he will make his debut at the Taiwan International Festival of Arts. He appeared at several music festivals, including the 23rd Gdynia Classica Nova in 2020, the 14th Festival of Polish Music in Kraków in 2018, the Taipei International New Music Festival in 2014, and the 29th Asian Composers League Conference and Festival in 2011. He was one of the two conductors selected for the Mentoring Program of Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation in 2018. In 2017 he was invited to study with Jun Märkl at the Conducting Academy of Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo. In 2015 he was selected as one of the four conductors to work with Riccardo Muti on the production of Verdi’s Falstaff at the Italian Opera Academy in Ravenna.

 

He graduated from the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin, the National Taiwan Normal University, and the Tunghai University, where he studied conducting with Prof. Christian Ehwald, Prof. Hans-Dieter Baum, Prof. Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu, and Prof. Annie Chung. In many conducting masterclasses he worked with Shao-Chia Lü, Ya-Hui Wang, Peter Gülke, Jorma Panula, Yuri Simonov, Peter Rundel, and Mark Gibson.

© 2018 by Li-Chun Chen   Photo:  ©Wojciech Mateusiak