Serena Wang (Wang Yalun) has been described by the San Francisco Chronicle as “undeniably promising” and already possesses extensive concretising experience at her tender age.
Since then, she has appeared with several orchestras, including China Philharmonic, National Center for Performing Arts (NCPA) Orchestra (Beijing), Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Orquesta Juvenil Universitaria Eduardo Mata, Israel Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. She has worked with eminent conductors including Zubin Mehta, Gustavo Riveroeber, Yu Long, Zhang Guoyong, Lu Jia, Yang Yang and Zhu Qi Yuan. First Prize winner at the China 2nd National Youth Piano Competition in Xiamen (2010) and the 15th Asia Chopin Piano Competition in Japan (2014), she has performed in Russia, Finland, Italy, Switzerland, Israel, United States, Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China. She made her debut recording on Channel Classics at the age of 9, featuring solo works by Mozart, Chopin, Liszt, Poulenc, Shostakovich, Tan Dun and Zhaoyi Dan. The recording woncritical acclaims.
Recent highlights have include touring with China Philharmonic Orchestra in Eastern Europe cities of Budapest, Sofia, Belgrade and Bucharest; performing Mozart Piano Concerto no. 23 with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra under Zhang Lu; performing Beethoven Piano Concerto no. 3 under the baton of Yu Long conducting Shanghai Symphony Orchestra; and appearances in the opening concert of Yellow Lounge with the leading artists in Shanghai Heishi M+ Community, the opening concert of MISA Festival and in Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra 2020/21 Season Closing Concert.
Serena studied with ZhaoYi Dan, Meng-Chieh Liu, Veda Kaplinsky and currently studying with Robert McDonald at The Juilliard School Pre-College.