"...a true talent... she will be a great hit wherever she goes... "
- Michael Kieran Harvey
Fresh off hitting the No.1 spot on the Australian iTunes Classical charts (2018, 2017, 2016), and becoming the first Australian-Vietnamese to ever in history enter the US iTunes Classical Charts in 2017, concert pianist and composer Van-Anh Nguyen has become a worldwide sensation and in-demand artist, leading an intense touring career across the globe and is the newest Artist addition to the Universal Music/Decca Records family.
Van-Anh Nguyen is a passionate Australian-Vietnamese versatile pianist, producer and composer amidst teacher, fashionista, blogger and model. Incorporating music, fashion, lighting, DJs and her contagious personality, any concert experience with Van-Anh will leave you wanting to know more, to hear more and to feel more.
Born in Sydney, 1987 to Vietnamese refugee parents, Van-Anh started learning the piano at the tender and astounding age of 15 months with both of her parents (of whom are both professional musicians). By the age of 4, she was accepted into the Young Artists Program for gifted & talented musicians at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. By the age of 9, she had obtained her Associate Diploma in Music (Australia), and at aged 12, received her Licentiate Diploma in Music (Australia), making history as one of the youngest in her generation. She has given numerous media performances across all major Australian TV channels as well as on radio 2MBS-FM and the ABC since the age of 5.
She has won several awards and prizes during her piano studies across Australia, having taken out the Kawai Piano Award (Australia) and the Audience Prize in the 13th Sommerklavierfest, Bad-Bertrich (Germany) and won the 2011 Excellence in Youth Awards for Arts & Culture, NSW.
She currently has 6 albums released on all major digital music outlets. 2016 saw her complete a successful 15-city concert tour through China performing at sold out venues such as the Forbidden City Concert Hall and the Shanghai Oriental Arts Centre. features in L’Officiel Magazine, Elle Magazine Vietnam and Harpers Bazaar Magazine as a music icon and has hosted her own TV show on Discovery Channel Asia. Her solo classical crossover album Universal is due for release January 2019. She currently resides between Sydney and Los Angeles.
Her bubbly personality and emotive playing has graced the stages Australia including the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall, Segerstrom Center of the Arts (California USA), Jones Hall (Houston, Texas) and many more.
She has also performed overseas in such countries as Italy, Germany, Austria, USA and Taiwan. She frequently features as soloist with the Ho Chi Minh City Symphony Orchestra (Vietnam) and the Vietnamese-American Philharmonic Orchestra (USA).
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