Jenny Lin is one of those adventurous pianists unafraid to tackle contemporary repertory or to explore the works of lesser-known composers of generations past. Ironically, her repertory is inclusive of many of the standards, including concertos by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and others, but the list of modern and contemporary composers in her repertory is staggering: Bolcom, Boulez, Cage, Ligeti, and Pärt, to name a few. What is more surprising is the number of works she has performed, if not championed, by virtual unknowns. How many pianists would dare to regularly give concerts featuring works by the likes of Virko Baley, Unsuk Chin, Tsu-Ling Sarana Chou, and Jacqueline Waeber-Diaz? Lin not only concertizes such fare but has recorded several albums of works by such composers.
Lin was born in Taiwan and raised in Austria. She studied ... Read Full Biography