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Hans Suh

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Hans Suh

Winner of the 2018 International German Piano Award and laureate of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition, Hans Suh has performed as a soloist at Alte Oper Frankfurt, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, Philharmonie Essen, and Seoul Arts Center. He performed with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Staatskapelle Halle, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonie Baden-Baden, and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, working with Kurt Masur, Ken-David Masur, Michael Adelson, Myung-Whun Chung, and Pascal Verrot.

His other awards include successful performances at the Sendai International Music Competition in 2013, winning the 2nd prize, the Isang Yun International Music Competition 2016, winning the 1st Prize, the International Beethoven Competition Vienna 2017, winning the 4th Prize, the Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition 2018 winning the 2nd prize and the Viotti International Music Competition 2019, also winning the 2nd Prize. Hans began playing piano at age four, started composing at age five, and held his first solo recital at seven.

After studying with Yuri Kim and Vladimir Feltsman at Mannes, Hans went onto study ancient history at Columbia University and piano with Emanuel Ax and Matti Raekallio at The Juilliard School. After finishing his Master of Music with Olivier Gardon, he now pursues Konzertexamen with Arie Vardi at Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover.