Jenny Lin

Biography

Born in Taiwan and raised in Austria, Jenny Lin is one of the most respected young pianists of today, admired for her adventurous programming and charismatic stage presence. Her ability to combine both classical and contemporary repertoire has caught the attention of international critics and audiences, praising her “remarkable technical command” and her “gift for melodic flow” (The New York Times). 

Her unique performances have taken her to renowned concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Spoleto and Portland International Piano Festivals in the USA, Chopin Festival in Austria, Flanders and Ars Musica Festivals in Belgium, Shanghai New Music Festival in China, Divonne Festival in France and Kings Place in London, among others.

Jenny’s extensive discography has reached more than twenty albums since the year 2000, comprised of recordings on Steinway & Sons, hänssler CLASSIC, eOne Records, BIS Records, Albany Records, and Sunrise Records. 

Her most outstanding media appearances include her as a featured artist on "Speaking for Myself", a film about Manhattan as seen through the eyes of eight contemporary artists by filmmaker Bert Shapiro, and her presence as the central figure in "Cooking for Jenny", a musical documentary portraying her journey to the north of Spain and meeting with composer Javier López de Guereña.

Gramophone Magazine defined her as, “an exceptionally sensitive pianist” without boundaries.

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