Hailed by the New York Times as " technically brilliant , insightful musician, and seemingly limitless potential". Hong Xu is one of China's most accomplished pianists in his generation.
He has performed with world-renowned conductors such as: Vladimir Ashkenzy, Mikhail Pletnev , Yannick Nezét- Seguin,Yan Pascal Totelier , Hans Graf , Markus Stenz, Robert Spano etc. Recent Concerto appearances with London Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra in Manchester , Russian National Orchetsra, Orchestre Nacional de Portuguesa, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing's NCPA Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestre Métropolitain de Montréal etc.
Mr. Xu has appeared in many important recital series and venues, including Wigmore hall, Weill hall at the Carneigie Hall, Terrace Theater at the Kennedy Centre, Beijing's NCPA, Taipei's National Concert Hall.
He received early training in Wuhan Conservatory of music with Liping Jiang , subsequently went to the United States studying with Douglas Humpherys, Jerome Lowenthal and Robert McDonald at the Eastman School of Music and the Juilliard School. During his studying in the States, he won prizes at Bachauer, Hilton Head and Honens international Piano Competition.
Upcoming projects including touring with the Hallé Orchestra and Sir Mark Elder in 2018, a series of CD recording of the complete Mozart Piano Sonatas, Bach Six Partitas and Debussy's Preludes.