Pianist Cao Peng
Pianist Cao Peng is a rising star in China’s piano performing circle. His playing is passionate, romantic and rigorous. "His playing is endowed with magic!" said famous conductor and pianist Eschenbach after listening to Cao Peng’s performance.
Cao Peng chamber music concerts in Europe and a number of cities in China. As a soloist, Cao Peng has successfully cooperated with Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Armenian National Youth Symphony Orchestra, Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, Xi’an Symphony Orchestra, Hubei Symphony Orchestra, Shenyang Symphony Orchestra, etc. Cao Peng also played on the same stage with famous conductors including Zhang Guoyong, Hu Yongyan, Yang Yang, Eduard Topchjan, Sergey Tararin, Hodge Kawamoto, Dane Lam, as well as the violinist Lu Wei and the cellist Qin Liwei.
Cao Peng had won numerous awards and prizes, such as the Championship of the 7th Khachaturian International Piano Competition, the Gold Award in the "Pearl River· Kayserburg" National Piano Competition, the Gold Award of the “Yangtze River Piano " National Piano Competition, the Bronze Award of the 7th Piano Performing Competition of "the Chinese Golden Bell Award for Music”, Tan Xiaowei Scholarship of Central Conservatory of Music，and Yamaha scholarship of China Conservatory of Music. In addition, Cao Peng was successively sponsored by the Edifier Musician Fund during 2011-2014.
Cao Peng began to study piano performing at the age of 8 and was tutored by Liu Xi and Guo Lina. Then he followed Professor Jin Aiping from Central Conservatory of Music and studied at the Middile School Attached to China Conservatory of Music. He received his bachelor’s degree from China Conservatory of Music. Cao Peng also has studied with pianist Zhang Xiaofeng, Wang Qiu and Dr. Zhu Di. Cao Peng attended the Central Conservatory of Music to pursue a master's degree, under the supervision of Professor Sheng Yuan. During this period, Cao Peng was tutored and guided by professor Yang Jun and Pan Chun from the Central Conservatory of Music.
Since from 2013 , Cao Peng was working on the Piano Department of Xi’an Conservatory of Music.
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 12 in A-flat Major, Op. 26
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 22 in F Major, Op.54
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 10, No. 1
Beethoven:Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a; Les Adieux
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 32 in C Minor, Op. 111
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