Concert Pianist & Composer
Australia & USA
Having hit #1 on the ARIA Classical charts multiple times with her 2020 ‘Peaceful Piano Essentials’ album alongside debuting at #2 on the ARIA Classical/Crossover Charts for her album ‘Pop Alchemy’, (2019), and several #1 hits on iTunes, Universal Music/Decca Records signed concert pianist & composer Van-Anh Nguyen became the first Australian-Vietnamese to ever in history enter the US iTunes Classical Charts. Van-Anh has become a worldwide sensation and in-demand artist, leading an intense touring career across the globe.
Born to Vietnamese refugee musicians and having started piano studies at the tender age of 13 months old, Australian born concert pianist gave her Sydney Opera House debut at age 8.
Her bubbly contagious personality and emotive playing has graced the stages of Australia including the Sydney Opera House, City Recital Hall and at such events as the Mostly Mozart Series, AFCM and internationally on stages of the Segerstrom Performing Arts Center (LA), Herbst Theater (SF), Golden Gate Park (SF), Denver Performing Arts Center (CO), Microsoft Theater (LA), She regularly guests with the Ho Chi Minh City Symphony Orchestra (HCMC, Vietnam) and Vietnamese American Philharmonic Orchestra (California, USA).
Van-Anh currently has 9 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. Van-Anh features in L’Officiel Magazine, Elle Magazine Vietnam, Sunday Life, Marie Claire Australia and Harper’s Bazaar Magazine as a music icon and she has had her own TV show on Discovery Channel Asia.
Her versatility as a pianist allows her to collaborate across genres, having performed as soloist for luxury brands Tiffany & Co, Fairfax & Roberts, Moet & Chandon, Patron, Barons de Rothschild, Vicki Lee Gallery to name a few. Musically, her versatility has brought on performances with internet sensations TwoSet Violin, soul singer Ronee Martin (Quarter Finalist America’s Got Talent 2016, backup singer for Patti La Belle), classical violinist Filip Pogady, Reigan Derry (Sony Music Australia) through to being a recording solo pianist for various composers as well as writing for other artists.
Van-Anh is the creator and owner of Perfect Pairings, a concert concept where she pairs music to wine. This concept has appeared across 6 countries, working with various vineyards, sommeliers and chefs and has subsequently led to her, launching her own wine.
She now resides between Sydney and Los Angeles.