XU Wei-En 徐惟恩
A winner of the 2010 Los Angeles International Franz Liszt Piano Competition, Scott Huxley Piano Accompaniment Prize, Major Van Someren-Godfery Prize Accompaniment Award (2004), Ludmilla Andrew Russian Song Prize Accompaniment Award, Sir Arthur Bliss Prize (2005), as well as a Distinction Performance Award from RAM, Wei-En boasts vast experience across the musical spectrum.
He has previously served as founder and music director of Pocket Opera of New York, executive director of the Metropolitan International Music Festival, a founding board member for Vital Opera, and the artistic director for More Than Musical (HK).
A graduate of the Juilliard School (MM) and the Taipei National University of the Arts (BFA), and a specialist in Baroque opera and the art of recitative for pianists, Wei-En now holds the repetiteur position at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
He is an active solo pianist and chamber musician, and has performed throughout the US, Germany, France, Belgium, Australia, China, South Korea, UK, Turkey, Israel, Romania and Taiwan.
He was elected the 2017 Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for his contribution to the music profession and community.