Bolai CaoChina

    Born in 1997. He studied in primary school of the China Central Conservatory of Music and preparatory of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He is currently a student at Curtis Institute of Music in USA from 2011. From the age of 12 he begun to study with famous piano master in Europe during school vacations every year.

    He began performing at the age of 13 and has been invited to perform at several music festivals. In 2015 he studied in Salzburg Summer academy, he was awarded grand honor prize for his great talent from 870 music students and was invited to perform in the final concert of world famous Salzburger Festspiele, the concert was hold in famous großer saal in Salzburg. Bolai held numbers recital tours in the cities in eastern U.S. and China and has participated in Portland Piano Festival and Salt Lake City Piano Festival. He has also released two solo CDs of Piano.

    At the age of 11, he won first prize and grand prize at the China “Xing Hai” Cup National Junior Piano Competition. At the age of 14 he won first prize at the Ukraine International Competition for Young Pianists in Memory of Horowitz. At the age of 15, he won second prize at the Germany Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists, second prize at the Russian International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians, and second prize at the American Gina Bachauer International Young Artist Piano Competition. Bolai is a prize winner in the 60th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition at the age of 18. He also won first prize in both Classical group and Romantic group as well as the grand prize at Cantu International Piano Concerto Competition in Italy.