Yutong Sun has gained international recognitions by winning major prizes of prestigious competitions in the world. Most recently, he was awarded the second prize at the 19th Paloma O’Shea Santander International Competition in Spain, where he has also received the third prize at the 62th International Music Competition Maria Canals in Barcelona (2016) and the first prize at the 54th International Piano Competition Prize “Jaén” 2012; likewise, he has also been recognized in New Orleans, Horowitz and Bösendorfer.
Sun has made his appearances in major venues around the world such as Salle Cortot in Paris, Palau de la Música in Barcelona, Jordan Hall in Boston, The Bolshoi Hall in Saint.Peterburg, Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, among others. His performances have been broadcasted by Bavarian Broadcasting, Polish Radio and Spanish Radio and Television Corporation, etc.
Consequently, he has been soloist with several symphony orchestras, such as Symphony Orchestra of Galicia, City of Granada Orchestra and RTVE Symphony Orchestra in Spain; Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Phoenix Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, The Santander Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Dominica Republic, among several others.
Among the conductors he has worked with are to mention Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez, Paul Mann and Nicholas McGegan, Matthew Kasper, Maciej Tworek, José Trigueros and Jose Molina.
Native of China, born in 1995, Currently he is a student of New England Conservatory under Prof. Alexander Korsantia and Prof. Dang Thai Son. Previously he was educated in The Music School Attached to the Central Conservatory in Beijing with Prof. Hua Chang. Yutong Sun’s first piano recital CD was recorded by Naxos in 2012 and released worldwide in 2013 as part of its Laureate Series