Hailed as ‘one of the most gifted pianists of her generation’ for her ‘musical variety,profundity and sensitivity’ by Vlado Perlemuter, Mary Wu is also praised by the late Lord Yehudi Menuhin as having ‘a captivating poetical quality to her playing’.
Starting from a young age, Mary Wu has performed extensively including performances with Lord Menuhin in Europe, the Gramophone Chamber Music Award winner Maggini Quartet, and in festivals including Ravel Academy, France, Hong Kong Arts Festival,Singapore Arts Festival, International Contemporary Music Festival, Ibiza Festival in Spain,‘Intimacy of Creativity’ Festival in which she performed with Grammy Award winner Richard Stoltzman. Wu has several CD recordings on BMG, ASV, Dutton and Universal Label.
Wu has collaborated with the Woking Mozart Players, Calgary Symphony in Canada,Beijing Central Philharmonic, Polish Gdansk Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic,Guangzhou Philharmonic, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra,Singapore Chinese Orchestra etc..
Wu is a graduate of the Yehudi Menuhin School, the Royal College of Music and the State University of New York at Stony Brook where she completed her Doctoral degree.A 2003 ‘Top Ten Outstanding Young Person in Hong Kong’, Wu has won the Chappell Gold Medal of RCM, first prize at the Royal Overseas League Competition and the Mozart Bicentenary Competition of Asia, and the 2010 ADC Hong Kong Best Artist(Music) award.