Named one of CBC's Hot 30 under 30 Classical Musicians in 2017, Canadian pianist Linda Ruan has performed in some of the world’s most prestigious venues, from the Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York to the Xinghai Philharmonic Hall in China. Notable past performances include orchestral appearances with the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, Royal Conservatory Orchestra, and the Xinghai Philharmonic Orchestra; solo recitals and performances in North America, Asia and Europe. Linda has been a prizewinner in the PianoArts North American Piano Competition, CMFTA National Piano Competition and the Seattle International Piano Competition. Born in Tokyo, Linda Ruan began learning the piano at the age of seven in Shanghai after returning to the country. She graduated with Bachelor of Music, Honours at The Glenn Gould School under the tutelage of James Anagnoson and Li Wang. Currently, she is studying at The Juilliard School in the studio of Hung-Kuan Chen.
S. Rachmaninoff: Etude-tableau No. 5 in E-flat minor, Op. 39 F. Chopin: Piano Sonata No. 3, Op. 58, mov. I A. Ginastera: Piano Sonata No. 1, Op. 22, mov. III & IV
P. I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23