Born in Taiwan in 1993, Shan-Hsin Chang began studying the violin and the piano at the age five. He came to France in 2011 to continue his studies with Igor Volochine in CRR de Paris, and also Jean-Marc Phillips, Marc Danel and Laurence Ketels in Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon. Since he became the laureate of the First Prize in the International Youth Music Competition (Singapore, 2007) and the First Prize in National Students Competition (Taiwan, 2010), the violinist Shan-Hsin Chang has appeared on many stages in Taiwan, and the Rachmaninov Hall in Moscow, and after he had finished his studies in Europe, he has performed in France, Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, and Italy. Mr. Chang’s solo engagements include appearances with Taiwan Philharmonic, China’s Wenzhou City Symphony Orchestra, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and Taipei Symphony Orchestra. He has collaborated with such conductors as Tong-Chieh Chuang, Ka-Lok Mak, Wen-Hsien Chang et Chuang Shun-Hsu, and many others. As a recitalist, Mr. Chang has frequently performed in Paris (Chostakovich Centre) and Lyon. He has appeared either as a guest soloist or chamber music artist in such festivals as Casalmaggiore Music Festival, Taiwan Connection Festival, Festival de Berlioz, and many others. Since 2015, he has been invited to recitals in Europe and invited to play a concert in Korea, China and Taiwan with Taiwan Connection Orchestra. He started the Duo Hsinka duet, and since 2018, the Hsinka has been one of chamber music support groups of the Higher National Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon.
In 2018, he was the laureate of the 2nd prize at IV International Music Competition ‘Triomphe de l’art’ in Belgium, and the 1st prize of Chamber Music and also the 1st prize of Violin section at the 16th International Competition “Luigi Zanuccoli” in Italy.
accompanist – Bartłomiej Wezner
- S. Bach – Sonata for violin solo No. 1 in G minor BWV 1001
- Ysaÿe – Sonata for violin solo No. 6 in E major Op. 27
- Paganini – Capriccio solo No. 24 in A minor Op. 1
- van Beethoven – Sonata for violin and piano No. 7 in C minor Op. 30
- Lipiński – Polonaise in A major No. 1 Op. 9
- Ravel – Tzigane, Rhapsody for violin and piano in D major M. 76
- Tchaikovsky – Violin Concerto in D major Op. 35