21. Zhichao (Cayden) Chen
Etude No. 11, Op. 25
Piano Sonata No. 38 in F Major, Hob XVI:23 I.
Fantasie in F minor, Op. 49
Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 36
Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18
Zhichao (Cayden) Chen is an Australian permanent resident of one year.
Previously, Chen graduated with high distinction in piano performance from the Xinghai Conservatory of Music in China - both the Bachelor and Master of Music degrees.
Chen's awards include First prizes at The Hong Kong International Piano Competition, the Zhongxin International Music Competition, Yamaha Competition at Xinghai Conservatory of Music, and Mozart Chamber Music Competition in Guangzhou.
Chen has performed many recitals including solo and chamber music in China and appeared in several music festivals in Guangzhou from 2011 to 2019. Chen has also collaborated with artists, including Chinese instrumentalists featuring Zither, Erhu and Pipa.
In 2015 Chen studied with Klaus Bäessler and Georg Sava in Berlin.
Currently Chen is studying at the Melbourne Consevatorium of Music with Caroline Almonte, his second Masters degree in Performance Teaching.