Chi Ho Han is currently studying with Arie Vardi at the Hochschule für Musik in Hanover.
- 1st Prize at the 2014 Seoul International Music Competition
- 2nd Prize at the 2011 International Schubert Competition Dortmund
- 2nd Prize at the 2011 International Telekom Beethoven Competition in Bonn
- 3rd Prize at the 2009 International Beethoven Piano Competition in Vienna
Born in 1992 (Seoul, Korea), Chi Ho HAN is one of the most promising pianist of his generation. In spite of his young age he won many prestigious international Prizes, include the 1st Prize in the Seoul international music competition in Seoul (2014) , the 2nd Prize in the Gina Bachauer international Artists Piano Competition in salt Lake City in USA (2014), the 3rd Prize in the 13th Beethoven International Piano Competition in Vienna (2009), 2nd Prize and the Special Prize in the 12th International Schubert Piano Competition in Dortmund, Germany (2011) ,2nd Prize and Audience prize in the 4th International Telkom Beethoven Piano Competition in Bonn,Germany (2011), Geza Anda Prize in the 12th Concours Geza Anda in Zurich,Switezerland (2012),1st Prize and Audience Prize in 11th KissingerKlavierolymp in Germany(2013) and 4th Prize in the Sixth China International Piano Competition in Xiamen, China(2013).
He has already made numerous concert appearances in many counturies all over the world include USA, UK, Ireland, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Slovakia, China and Korea.
He has performed in prestigious concert venue such as Golden Hall of Musikverein in Vienna (Austria), Dortmund Konzerthaus, Bochum Jahrhundertshalle ,Beethoven Halle Bonn (Germany), Zurich Tonhalle (Switzerland), The Great Hall in Leeds (UK), Dublin national concert hall (Ireland), Seoul Arts center(Korea), Slovakia Philharmonic Hall, Shenzhen Concert hall(China).
In 2013 he gave prestigious China concert tour in the most important concert venue in china include Forbidden City Concert Hall (Beijing),Grand Theatre Concert Hall (Tianjin), Hongtai Concert hall (Xiamen) and Sichuan Concert Hall (Chengdu). He was a guest of many international music festival such as famous Kissinger sommer, International Klavier Festival Ruhr (Germany) and International Bodensee Music Festival (Switzerland). He played with Austrian Radio symphony orchestra, Orchestre philharmonique de Marseille, Korean symphony orchestra, Suwon Philharmonic orchestra, Musikkollegium Winterthur Orchestra, Shenzhen symphony orchestra, Dortmund Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven orchestra Bonn, Kurpfaelzisches Kammerorchester Manheim, Macau Orchestra, Utah Symphony orchestra and more. His Concerts were broadcasted by many radios include ORF( Austrian Broadcasting),WDR(West German Broadcasting),SWR(Southwest Broadcasting in Germany) and BR-Bayerischen Rundfunks(the Bavarian Broadcast).
He began learning piano at the age of five. He studied in Seoul Arts High School in Seoul, Korea with Mrs. Jiae Kim and Prof. Kyeong Seun Pee. He went to Germany in 2008 when he was 16 years old and studied in the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen with Prof. Arnulf von Arnim. Since 2012 he has been studying with Prof. Arie Vardi in the University for Music, Theater and Media Hannover in Germany.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sonata Op. 31 no. 3
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Theme and variations op.19 no. 6
Scherzo no.4 op.54
Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise