Biography

Germany-based Taiwanese conductor Su-Han Yang currently serves as Associate Conductor of Taiwan Philharmonic (the National Symphony Orchestra of Taiwan). He won the First Prize in the 10th International Grzegorz Fitelberg Competition for Conductors in 2017 and received numerous 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 Kraków Philharmonic, the Łódź Philharmonic, the Pomeranian Philharmonic, the Brandenburger Symphoniker, the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, the Gliwice Chamber Orchestra, the Capella Bydgostiensis, and many others. Since 2016 he conducts regularly the Camerata Taiwan in their annual concert tour in Taiwan.

In 2022 he will give performances of “Hänsel und Gretel” at the National Taichung Theater, and return to the Taiwan International Festival of Arts by giving a concert with the Taiwan Philharmonic. His appearance at music festival also includes the Festival of Polish Music in Kraków, the Classica Nova in Gdynia, the Taipei International New Music Festival, and the Asian Composers League's Conference and Festival.

 

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. He was the chosen conductor to work with Riccardo Muti on the production of Verdi’s Falstaff at the Italian Opera Academy in 2015. 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 Hsu, and Prof. Annie Chung. In conducting masterclasses he worked with Peter Gülke, Shao-Chia Lü, Jorma Panula, Peter Rundel, Yuri Simonov, and many others.