PERFORMED AT THE 2016 CAF
Jianan Tian China
Jianan Tian is the leader of a new generation of amazing accordion players worldwide. She was born in 1994 in China. and started playing the accordion at the age of five. By the age of 11 she was noticed by the most recognized accordion teacher in China, Professor Cao Xiauqing, who later guided her through her formal education at the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.
As a student, she has been successively competed internationally and won 31 competitions, including the biggest international competitions Coupe Mondiale and Trophee Mondiale, as well as the International competitions in Castelfidardo, Klingethal, Moscow and China.
Franck Angelis, a renowned French composer, has composed the suite Beijing 2011 for her, which has won the best original solo work award at the Coupe Mondiale 2013 which was successfully released to the market.
Apart from being an amazing performer, Jianan is very successful as a composer too. Her new chamber piece Memento was awarded the “outstanding-work” in Yan-Huang Composition Competition in China and she has been given the best performer prize in the final concert.