Catherine Lan and Tao Lin
Pianists Catherine Lan and Tao Lin join South Florida Symphony, performing Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat Major, during Masterworks IV from March 23-26, 2022.
Internationally renowned Husband and wife concert pianists Dr. Catherine Lan and Tao Lin – a Steinway Artist — formed Duo Beaux Arts in 2008. The Duo has performed in France, Switzerland, Spain, Netherland, China, Finland, Estonia and the US to both critical and audience acclaim.
Dr. Catherine Lan has performed in Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, China, Thailand, Canada, Mexico, France, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Croatia, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, and the USA in prestigious venues such as Carnegie Hall in New York, Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver, Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, and National Concert Hall in Taipei. This season she will be making her debut recital in Dublin, Ireland.
As a soloist, she has been invited to perform with South Florida Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Vancouver Symphony, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, Sinfonia of the North Shore, British-Columbia Chamber, Fifth Avenue Chamber, Braddell Heights Symphony, Frost Symphony, Broward Symphony, Palm Beach Atlantic Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony. She has also concertized with distinguished musicians and ensembles including James Buswell, Ayano Ninomiya, David Requiro, Itamar Zorman, Aspen Trio, Henschel Quartet, and Maxwell String Quartet. Her performances have been featured on World Journal of New York, WLRN-Public Television, “Beethoven Universal TV” series, Beacon TV “Live with Iris Acker”, Fu-Hsin Broadcasting Station, and CBC Radio’s “Westcoast Performance” Debut series.
Having earned degrees from University of British-Columbia, Indiana University (Bloomington), and University of Miami, Lan serves on the faculty of Broward College. She is also the co-artistic director of Rosemary Duffy Larson Classical Series, Chrysalis Chamber Players and Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series. Lan records for Centaur Records. Catherine Lan Website
Described by critics as possessing “keen musical intelligence and excellent facility” (Miami Herald), “opulent and romantic tone” (Fanfare), as well as “joyful virtuosity and stylish musicianship” (Gramophone Magazine). Steinway Artist Tao Lin performs in Asia, North America, and Europe with orchestras such as South Florida Symphony, Moscow Chamber, Winnipeg Symphony, Miami Chamber, Atlantic Classical, and Knoxville Civic at venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, National Gallery of Art, 92nd Street Y, Rockefeller University, Chautauqua Institute, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Minnesota Orchestra Hall, Izumi Hall, and Edvard Grieg Museum in Norway. Currently a member of the St. Petersburg Piano Quartet, Lin has concertized throughout the US as a member of the Berlin Piano Quartet and the Brahms Piano Quartet, and appeared in concerts with Aspen Trio, Miami, Bergonzi, Alcon, Rosalyra, Shanghai, Ying, and St. Petersburg String Quartets, as well as with distinguished musicians including Frank Huang, Elmar Oliveira, Carol Wincenc, Roberto Diaz, William De Rosa, Charles Castleman, Eugenia Zukerman, and Claudio Bohorquez, and at festivals including Mainly Mozart, Music Mountain Chamber Music, Arts Rolla, Highlands-Cashiers Chamber Music, Music Festival of the Hamptons and Festival Miami.
Lin currently serves on faculty of Bowdoin International Music Festival in Maine and Shanghai Normal University College of Music and is a co-founder/artistic director of Beaux Arts Chamber Music Series in Naples. Lin records for Centaur, Artek, Naxos, and Romeo labels. Tao Lin Website