Xu Fei Ping 许斐平

Xu Fei Ping was born in 1952 on Ku­lang­su Is­land. His fa­ther was a priest and his moth­er was a pi­anist at a church. Grow­ing up in a Chris­t­ian fam­i­ly which has rich mu­si­cal at­mos­phere, Xu Fei Ping was en­riched by what he saw and heard, and showed his amaz­ing re­cep­tiv­i­ty and un­der­stand­ing of mu­sic from an in­cred­i­bly ear­ly age.

At the age of 5, he could play “Sheng Jing”precisely. When he was 6 years old, he was able to host his pub­lic per­for­mance at “San Yi Tang” on Gu­langyu Is­land. In 1970, the 18-year-old Xu Fei Ping be­came the chief pi­ano so­lo per­former at the Cen­tral Phil­har­mon­ic Or­ches­tra. In 1979, Xu Fei Ping went to the Unit­ed States for study­ing, and then he was flow­er­ing of tal­ent on the in­ter­na­tion­al stage and praised as “gem of mu­sic and prodi­gious tal­ent” by the San Fran­cis­co Ob­serv­er.