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Name: Biao Chen
Skills: Composer
Address: 18, rue de l'hotel de Ville, Paris, France
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Biao Chen was born in 1971 in the province of Zhejiang, south-east of china. At the age of 14 years he enters the school of art and teaching in Hangzhou.

Since the première of his work «Ch´an(Suite)» took place at the Radio DRS2 in January 2002 in Bern, the music of Biao Chen gained a considerable public audience. In 2002 he received an Honorary Award (the highest award given) of the Accademia Costantiniana Arti e Scienze in Rome for the composition «string quartet No.1 [Yun]». In 2004 Biao Chen won the first prize and the public prize of the 5th international competition of the Henri Dutilleux Prize for Les franges du rêve Ib and "Prix Special" from the Academie Internationale de Lutece at the Grand Concours International 2004 (music section), for his «Si l'âme, c'était ce ciel...[Yun2]». He was also winner of the Artistic Award of the Patino Foundation and Geneva City, for a stay in the Cité international des Arts in Paris(2004-2005).

Among his works, the most important : the suite Ch´an I,II&III ; the series of Yun : sting quartet n° 1 [Yun], Si l´âme, c´était ce ciel ...[Yun2] , Concerto for piano et orchestra [Yun3]; the series of Mei Yu, and the série of les franges du rêve . Biao Chen is member of the Swiss Association of Musicians and Suisa. His scores publish by the Alphonse Leduc Editions in Paris.



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