“Equally intriguing were those moments when she took you so far inside the music that your ears left behind previous points of reference, partly because she immerses herself in the music with an intensity that borders on madness."
Philadelphia Inquirer, October, 2015
Born in Shenzhen, China, Wei Luo began piano lessons at age 5, and gave her debut recital in Hong Kong at age 6. Winner of numerous competitions in China, Wei Wei also claimed first prize in the 11th Chopin International Competition for Young Pianists in Poland and the 2nd Rachmaninov International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Frankfurt, both in 2010. She made her orchestra debut with the Shanghai Philharmonic in 2010 with conductor Muhai Tang performing Prokofiev Concerto No. 3.
This season Wei Wei makes her recital debuts at Sonoma State University as well as Herbst Hall presented by San Francisco Performances. She performs at Festival Napa Valley, and continues her love of chamber music at the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival in August. Concerto performances include In the Kansas City Symphony playing Prokofiev’s Concerto No. 3 and the Denver Philharmonic playing Mendelssohn’s Concerto in G minor.
Exploring a depth of core repertoire, Wei Wei has already performed major concertos of Rachmaninoff, Beethoven and Prokofiev, and recital repertoire of Bach, Schumann, Mussorgsky, Chopin, Ravel and Haydn. She has participated in masterclasses with Leon Fleisher, Richard Goode, Seymour Lipkin, Abbey Simon and Nelita True.
In 2007 Wei Wei entered the Shenzhen Arts school, studying with Kang Yongze. She went on to study at the elementary and, then, middle schools of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with Tang Zhe. In 2012 Wei Wei was accepted to the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music where she currently studies with Gary Graffman and Robert McDonald. She was honored to be the artist selected to perform in the Dean's Honors recital at Curtis in 2014.
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