British-Chinese concert pianist Bocheng Wang was born in Lanzhou, China. Currently studying with Professor Christopher Elton for Bachelor’s Degree (four years) at the Royal Academy of Music. His study is generously supported by the Violet Irene Strutton Award with full scholarship and he is an artist at the Talent Unlimited Foundation.
Bocheng’s competition successes includes the first prize at Grand Prize Virtuoso “Salzburg” International Music Competition (2019), first prize at Croydon Concerto Competition (2015), second prize at Liszt International Society Piano Competition (2015), third prize at the ‘Young Pianist of the North’ International Piano Competition (2012). In 2018, he was a semifinalist at the prestigious Santander International Piano Competition and performed with the Cuarteto Quiroga. In the recent years, he performed with many orchestras such as Dulwich Symphony, London Mozart Players and Purcell Symphony. He also worked with conductors including Leigh O’Hara, Dominic Peckham, and Robin O’Neil. Besides, he appeared in many international festivals such as Konzertarbeitswochen Goslar, PianoTexas, Ferrara, and Dartington.
In June 2016, he was invited to play for a celebratory concert in honour of HM The Queen Elizabeth II ‘s 90th birthday and honoured to meet Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex. Since then, he performed in prestigious venues such as the FAZIOLI Hall in Sacile, Italy, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, London’s Kings Place, Wigmore Hall, St. Martin-in-the-fields, Fairfield Hall and Watford Colosseum. In 2017, he toured in North England.
Bocheng has also participated in many masterclasses worldwide with maestros such as Professor Dmitri Bashkirov, Arie Vardi, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Andrzej Jasinski, Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Pascal Rogé, Pascal Devoyon, and Dmitry Alexeev.