Yutong Sun was born in 1995 and studied at the music school attached to the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing with Hua Chang and Izolda V. Zemskova, among others, receiving valuable guidance from Boaz Sharon. He has been a winner at many important national and international piano competitions, including second prize in the Seventh International Competition for Young Pianists “A Step Towards Mastery” (June 2009) in St Petersburg, and second prize (silver medal) and Marian Rybicki Prize in the Intermediate Group of the Eighth International Competition for Young Pianists “In Memory of Vladimir Horowitz” in Kiev (2010). He also won second prize in the 2010 Piano and Composition Competition in Shanghai, and second prize in the 2011 New Orleans International Piano Competition for Young Artists. In 2012 he won first prize and the gold medal in the 54th Jaén International Piano Competition in 2012. He has given many concerts in China, Russia, Ukraine, France, Spain and the United States, and has performed with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine and the Orchestra Ciudad of Granada.