Korean cellist, winner of 5th Rostropovich International Cello Competition, Gramophone Concerto Award and 2003 Echo Classic Concerto Recording of the Year.
Han-Na ChangMay 1, 2005

Han-Na Chang, a native of Seoul, began her musical studies at age 3 with the piano, and switched 3 years later to the cello. She studied privately with Mischa Maisky in Sienna, Italy, and with Rostropovich. She first won recognition for her exceptional musical gifts at the Fifth Rostropovich International Cello Competition in Paris at the age of 11 and made her formal debut in Seoul in 1995. The following year she played at Carnegie Hall with Charles Dutoit and the MSO. Her impressive international career includes performing on the most prestigious concert stages of Europe, North America and Asia with many of the world’s great orchestras, such as the London Symphony Orchestra, the La Scala Orchestra, the Maggio Musicale Orchestra in Florence and l’Orchestre de Paris where she played Beethoven’s Triple Concerto. She also plays with such top chamber musicians as Mischa Maisky, Gidon Kremer and Dimitry Sitkovetsky, and has collaborated with notable conductors, a.o. Ricardo Muti and Seiji Ozawa. Discography on the EMI label.

LMMC debut.

Programme:

 LIGETI  Sonata for cello solo (1953)
 BACH  Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009 (c.1720)
 BRITTEN  Suite No. 1 for cello solo in G major, Opus 72 (1964)