zurich ensemble | news | audio & video | photos | biographies | contact

pi-chin chien | cello

Pi-Chin Chien is a sought after, internationally active soloist and chamber musician. She played cello recitals and chamber music concerts in the Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center in New York, the Konzerthaus Berlin and the Zurich Tonhalle and performed numerous world premieres of works dedicated to her.  She had appearances with orchestras such as the Philharmonia Orchestra London, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra London, the National Symphony Orchestra Taiwan (NSO), the Zurich Chamber Orchestra, and many others. Her recent album „TAIWAN RHAPSODY“, released by Sony Classical with interpretations of Taiwanese folk songs (Royal Philharmonic Orchestra; direction Wen-Pin Chien) has received high critical acclaim. A native of Taiwan, she received her training with M. Stocker, C. Starck, M. Jerie und S. Apolin in Europe. After obtaining a “Soloist Diploma with distinction”, she continued her training with P. Fournier, M. Rostropowitsch, Yo-yo Ma and others. Pi-Chin Chien has received numerous awards at national and international competitions.


fabio di càsola | clarinet

kamilla schatz | violin

benjamin engeli | piano