Yinfei Wang


11 July 1986


Third Prize: Frederic Chopin Piano Competition (USA)
First Prize: Gershwin International Piano Competition (USA)
Second Prize: Five Towns Piano Competition (USA)
First Prize: Shande Ding Piano Competition (China)
First Prize: Jacob Flier Piano Competition (USA)

Yinfei Wang began piano studies at the age of four. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music as a student of Christopher Zhong and Yan Xin Chen, his Master’s degree and Professional Studies Certificate from the Manhattan School of Music as a scholarship student of Phillip Kawin. He is currently in the Doctoral Program at the Manhattan School of Music.

He made his first public appearance at the age of seven in the Shanghai Concert Hall. Since then, he has appeared in solo recitals and chamber music concerts throughout China, Singapore, Spain and the USA. He has performed in the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Center, and concert halls in Alaska, Anhui, Boston, Hangzhou, Santander, Shanghai and Tempe. In 2009, he made his orchestral debut as soloist with the Hudson
Valley Philharmonic under the baton of Vladimir Feltsman.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in B minor K. 87
Franz Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan S.418

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Carl Vine: Toccatissimo (2011)
  1. Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
  2. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  3. Largo
  4. Finale: Presto non tanto; Agitato
  1. Ondine
  2. Le Gibet
  3. Scarbo
  1. Andante
  2. Prestissimo volando

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Un poco presto e con sentimento
  4. Presto agitato
  1. Allegro, ma non tanto
  2. Dumka: Andante con moto
  3. Scherzo (Furiant): molto vivace
  4. Finale: Allegro

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegro assai

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Maestoso
  2. Larghetto
  3. Allegro vivace