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Sihen Song

Siheng Song, born in 1982 in Shanghai, is a young Chinese pianist living in France.

He obtained a concert diploma at the Alfred-Cortot Normal School of Music in Paris and was a pupil of Olivier Gardon at the National Conservatory of Music in Paris. In 2004, he won the first Grand Prix at the Marguerite Long – Jacques Thibaud Competition. A distinction which has inserted it in the restricted circle of the great international pianists since it has been granted only ten times in the history of this prestigious competition, to artists as famous as Samson François, Aldo Ciccolini, Ventsislav Yankoff, Victor Eresko, Peter Frankl, Midori Nohara, Pascal Rogé, Cédric Tiberghien and Dong-Hyek Lim.

He gives recitals and concerts in Europe, North America, North Africa and Asia. As well as in festivals like La Roque-d’Anthéron, Beethoven festival in Bonn, Chopin festival in Doszniki, Ruhr festival … It has already produced in large halls like Suntory hall, Sumuda Thriphony hall in Tokyo, NHK Hall in Osaka, Théâtre du Châtelet, Théâtre Mogador, Salle Pleyel, Salle Gaveau and Salle Cortot in Paris, Victoria Hall in Geveva, Beethoven-Haus, Dworek Chopina, Shanghai Concert Hall, Shanghai Grand Theater, Shanghai Esteran Art Center , Beijing Poly Hall … Solo or with orchestras such as the Radio France Philharmonic Orchestra, the Île-de-France National Orchestra, the Lille National Orchestra, the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Toulouse Chamber Orchestra, the Orchester de la Suisse Romande, the New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, the Kansai Symphony Orchestra, the China Orchestra, the Shanghai Philharmonic, the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, the China Symphony Orchestra, the Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Macau Symphony Orchestra, Kansai Symphony Orchestra, Morocco Philharmonic Orchestra, Pomorska Philharmonic. With prestigious chefs including Mr. Janowsky, J. Judd, C.Casadesus, Mr.Atsmon.

He was invited as a member of the Jury of the 8th Animato de Paris Grand Prix of the International Piano Competition and the International Competition of Morocco. Siheng Song has thus become one of the youngest juries in international piano competitions.