Berlin based Taiwanese conductor Su-Han Yang is the winner of the First Prize of the 10th International Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in 2017. He received invitations to collaborate with the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Sinfonia Varsovia, the Silesian Philharmonic, the Polish Baltic Philharmonic, the Taiwan Philharmonic, the Kraków Philharmonic, the Łódź Philharmonic, the Pomeranian Philharmonic, the Brandenburger Symphoniker, the Taipei Chinese Orchestra, 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.

Mr. Yang is one of the two selected conductors for the Mentoring Program of Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation in 2018/19. In 2017 he was invited to study with Jun Märkl at the Conducting Academy of Pacific Music Festival in Sapporo. 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 2015. In many international conducting masterclasses he studied with Peter Gülke, Jorma Panula, Yuri Simonov, Shao-Chia Lü, Peter Rundel, and Mark Gibson. 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.

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