Born in Chieti, he studied under the guidance of Lucia Passaglia at the Conservatory "L. Cherubini" in Florence graduating with highest honours. He participated as a student performer on a three-year piano perfection course at the “Accademia Musicale Umbra” where he achieved a "Diploma of Excellence”.
Later, he participated in the "International Master Classes" in Klaipeda (Lithuania), held by Lazar Berman. With him, his concert repertoire deepened and improved with particular attention to the music of F. Liszt, at the European Academy of Music, Erba (CO). He perfected Chamber Music at the International School of Chamber Music in Duino under the guidance of "Trio of Trieste" achieving a "Diploma with Merit". He has won national and international competitions, including "M. Clementi" in Florence, “Agorà 80" in Rome, "F. Liszt" in Lucca, and "Città di Stresa". In 1997 he won second prize at the 'T. I. M. " - International Music Tournament; in 1998, he was awarded the prestigious "Prix Venice"; in 1999 he won second prize at the international competition "Ecomusic" of Monopoli (BA); in 2002 was the winner of the 40th International Piano Competition "Arcangelo Speranza" in Taranto. In 2009 he was awarded in the “4th International Tbilisi Piano Competition" in Georgia (WFIMC).
The young Chinese pianist Jingge Yan is known for his intellectual profundity and expressive vitality of his piano performance. As the first prize winner of the International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn in 2011, Jingge Yan has been an active soloist whose performances can be heard regularly in the major cities in Europe, Asia and America. His beautiful and philosophical interpretation of Beethoven’s piano works has been greatly praised world-widely. Jingge Yan is also frequently invited as guest pianist by many major international orchestras, including Beethoven Orchestra Bonn, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonieorchester Aachen, Musica Viva Orchestra Moscow and Orchestre de l`Opéra de Rouen.
In 2013, Jingge Yan made his debut CD with late Beethoven piano works including “Diabelli Variations” and Bagatelles, for which he was highly acclaimed by the international critics and press. And as a devoted pianist to Beethoven’s music, Jingge Yan started in 2016 recording the complete 32 Beethoven Piano Sonatas in Beethoven-Haus Bonn and thus became the first Chinese pianist in the history to interpret and record all Beethoven Sonatas.
South Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim has earned worldwide acclaim by winning the first prize of the Concours musical international de Montréal in 2021. Her achievements also include the first prize at the J. N. Hummel International Piano Competition and at the Compositores de Espana Piano Competition, the second prize at the Mozart International Competition Salzburg 2020, among many others.
In the 2022/23 season, Su Yeon Kim makes her debut with Orchestre symphonique de Montréal. Her first album will be released with Steinway & Sons Label, follwed by a North-American concert tour. An experienced performer, Su Yeon Kim has appeared as a soloist with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, the Orchestre de Chambre de Wallonie, the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, the Salzburg Orchestra Solists, Mozarteum Sinfonieorchester, Fairbanks Symphonic Orchestra, and Krakow Philharmonic, among others. She has been invited to perform at major venues including the Herkulessaal in Munich, Grand Hall of the Liszt Music Academy in Budapest, Teatro alla Scala and Sala Verdi in Milan, Grosser Saal in Salzburg, Parco della Musica in Rome, Philharmonie de Paris, Seoul Arts Centre and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. She also has been invited to perform at music festivals such as Allegretto Zilina Festival, St. Gellert Festival Szeged, and Allegro Vivo Festival.