Katy Wright

Deputy Editor, Classical Music

Birmingham Conservatoire appoints international chair in cello

3:56, 31st May 2017

Jian Wang has been appointed as Birmingham Conservatoire’s international chair in cello.

He will visit Birmingham Conservatoire on a regular basis, teaching undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Born in Xi’an, China, Wang now divides his time between Shanghai and London. His international career has seen him perform with many of the world’s leading orchestras.

Professor Julian Lloyd Webber, principal of Birmingham Conservatoire, described Wang as ‘one of the finest cellists in the world today’, adding: ‘He will be a great inspiration to all our students.’

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