Pianist Evelyn Chen’s recent engagements include performances at David Geffen and Alice Tully Halls at Lincoln Center, the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Mozarteum in Salzburg and the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras including the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the National Symphony Orchestra, the Boston Pops, the Philharmonia Orchestra and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and has collaborated with renowned conductors including Riccardo Muti, Leonard Slatkin and Stanisław Skrowaczewski.
Chen’s recordings have received international critical acclaim, and her recording of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concertos with Leonard Slatkin and the Philharmonia Orchestra became a top-selling classical recording in Britain. Chen, a Steinway Artist, has won several international competitions including First Prize in the Bach International Competition in Washington, D.C., and the 1994 Petschek Award at The Juilliard School, where she received a Doctor of Musical Arts degree. Having received a Bachelor of Arts in com
position from Harvard University, she is currently an associate professor at Teachers College of Columbia University.