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Avan Yu


Avan Yu

Avan Yu achieved international recognition when he triumphed at the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012, winning First Prize along with nine special awards.  He has performed extensively throughout Europe, North America, Asia and Australia.  Recent engagements include performances with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Kingston Symphony, Regina Symphony Orchestra, Toronto’s Esprit Orchestra, Kamloops Symphony, KSHG Orchester Muenster, and solo recitals in Auckland, Sydney and Melbourne.  His latest recording of Liszt’s Transcriptions of Schubert’s Winterreise and Schwanengesang, released by Naxos, won positive reviews from critics at Gramophone Magazine, American Record Guide, Fono Forum, among others.

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