Tuesday, November 10, 2009

The China Post (Taiwan): Rueibin Chen to play charity concert

Dated: Thursday, April 19, 2007
News Title:
Rueibin Chen to play charity concert

Interview Story:

Supported by the third Sub-district of Rotary International District 3480,
internationally-renowned Taiwanese pianist Rueibin Chen will perform a
According to the organizers, Capriccio Chamber Orchestra, the concert is
dedicated to benefit the Chinese Association of Sufferers from Spinocerebellar ataxia, SCA. Accompanied by violinist Tiffany Wu and Russian cellist Victor Shpiller, the concert will feature classical works by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

Chen, a Chinese-Austrian born in Taiwan, started his career as a concert pianist at age of ten when he made his debut with the Taipei Symphony Orchestra. At age of 13, he was chosen b the government from a national talent search and sent to Vienna, Austria for advanced study. The pianist has won eighteen medals including five gold medals in various international piano competitions in Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Salt Lake City, Athens, Manresa and Italy. As Taiwan’s “Best Young Artist” named in 1989, he was also awarded the “Taiwan Millennium Best Artistic Performance Award” in 2000, the “Outstanding Youth Representatives of the Republic of China” in 2004, the “Golden Melody Awards” for “Best Performance” and for “Best Collection” in 2004, and the “Character of Highest Potential” in Taiwan in 2005.