A treasure island of piano music — Spiegel Online
The Grand Piano label continues to uncover gems of the piano repertoire. — Fanfare

Yue He

He Yue was born in 1990 and began to play the piano at the age of six. In 2005 he joined the Affiliated Middle School of Shanghai Conservatory of Music and matriculated at the conservatory in 2008. Since 2006 he has studied with Keng Zhou and Beihua Tang. In 2007 he took part in the 49th International Piano Competition “Jaen” and was awarded the prize for the youngest pianist. At the same time he participated in three concerts in three cities in Spain and in October 2007 joined in the 4th International Piano Festival at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music in Shanghai Concert Hall. In December 2007 he participated in a concert called Piano and Ballet at the Shanghai Concert Hall and in August 2008 took part in a special concert called Voice of Music in Shanghai Parsons Music Concert Hall. In December 2008 he gave a solo recital at the Shantou Blue Sea Music Concert Hall, and in the same year gave a solo recital at the Foshan ChanYun Concert Hall. March 2009 brought him masterclass solo recital at the SSO Performance Hall, and in September 2009 he participated in an SSO Chamber Concert at the same venue. In October 2009 he gave a solo recital at the Henzhen Art School Concert Hall, and in February 2010 gave a solo recital at the SSO Performance Hall. In June 2010 he took part in the Piano Festival at Henzhen Concert Hall, with further recitals in August 2010 at the Wenzhou South East Odeum and in December at the SSO Performance Hall. He participated in the 3rd, 4th, 5th and 7th international Piano Festivals at Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and studied with Peter Frankl, Boris Berman, Anton Kuerti, Michael Enderes, Mack McCray, Shi Kun Liu, Hung Kuan Chen and Da Ming Zhu, amongst others. He graduated from the Piano Department of Shanghai Conservatory of Music in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree, and currently teaches at the Central Conservatory of Music Piano Academy at Gulangyu.