Presenter:Chen Zhen, a pianist from the United States, a reviewer of the Grammy Jury, an art director at the Manhattan School of Music in New York, and a music director at the St. John's Roman Catholic Church in New Jersey. He graduated from the Piano Department of the Central Conservatory of Music, and majored in piano performances and chamber music in the Manhattan Conservatory of Music. Chen Zhen was considered by the American classical music evaluation magazine "Fanfare" to "have a very high artistic level and talent." He has been invited to perform in the top art halls of the two countries, such as the Stern Auditorium in New York, the Weill Recital Hall in New York, the David Geffen Hall in the Lincoln Center in New York, the LeFrak Concert Hall in New York, the Concert Hall of the National Centre for the Performing Arts, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference. Auditorium, Tianjin Concert Hall, Chongqing Grand Theatre, Chengdu Jiaozi Concert Hall, etc. Chen Zhen won the first place in the 2009 Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition in New York. Due to his artistic attainments and social activities, the New York Alexander & Buono Music Foundation invited him to perform as a guest artist at the Carnegie Hall for two consecutive years in 2011 and 2012, and was highly regarded by the industry.
In 2016, Chen Zhen signed the Parma Recordings Record Company in the United States as a composer and pianist, and together with his record brand Navona Records, created his first solo album "Yang Ran" - for the piano and traditional Chinese people. The new music created by the instrument, the album's English name "ERGO", includes a total of ten works, the album will be released worldwide in April 2017. This album subverts the traditional expressions of Chinese national musical instruments in foreign countries. It uses the performance techniques and cooperative methods of Western chamber music to show the effect of the fusion of traditional Chinese instruments and Western instruments. It also makes the works closer to the aesthetics of Chinese and Western cultures. A style that achieves a different culture but tends to merge.