Originally from Shanghai, 27-year-old Haochen Zhang has already established an international career. He first rose to prominence in 2009 as the youngest ever gold medal winner at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. A graduate of the Curtis School of Music in Philadelphia, Zhang is widely respected for his virtuosity and musicality.
This month, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola presents programs that illustrate the endless diversity of jazz. Highlights include the annual Jazztopad Festival, featuring the Wójciński / Szmańda Quartet and STRYJO; and The Kurt Elling Quintet, led by one of the world’s top jazz vocalists.
A profile of pianist Haochen Zhang, winner of a 2017 Avery Fisher Career Grant Award. NYC-ARTS visits the Parrish Art Museum on the east end of Long Island, for a look at the work of Impressionist painter William Merritt Chase. Composer and musician Vijay Iyer talks about his work and sources of inspiration.