Wu Qian was born in Shanghai, where she received her early training before joining the Yehudi Menuhin School at thirteen.
In 2000, she played her debut recital at the South Bank Purcell Room and has played at international venues including London’s St John’s Smith Square, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall and Wigmore Hall, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and the Kennedy Centre, Washington DC. She has played with the Brussels Philarmonic and Munchen Symphoniker.
Her debut recording, of works by Schumann, Liszt and Prior, was released in 2009 on Dal Segno. For the Keyboard Trust, Qian Wu has played in London, Hamburg, Frankfurt and Munich.
A founding member of the Sitkovetsky trio, she recently won the top prize at the Trio de Trieste competition in Italy with Alexander Sitkovetsky.