Xiaolu Zang was born in Qinhuangdao in the province of Hebei in 1999. He held his first recital at the age of 10 and then started his professional studying at the Middle School attached to the Central Music Conservatory of China under Professor Lin Ye, during which he had won first prizes in several major national competitions. In 2017, he was admitted to Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media and continued his studying in the world-renowned class of Professor Arie Vardi. Xiaolu Zang now resides in Hanover, Germany.
Zang has been successful at several competitions, including the Verona International Piano Competition and Mayenne International Piano Competition. He has been a prize-winner at the Santa Cecília International Piano Competition in Porto, the Ettlingen International Piano Competition, the Singapore International Piano Competition and has reached the Semi-finals of Hamamatsu International Piano Competition.
To date he has performed around the world, with concerts in China, Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Spain, Greece, and has been invited to perform in several music festivals including Foundazione Arena di Verona, Hammerklavier Concert Series, Cultura Viva, International Summer Academy of Mozarteum Salzburg, Beijing International Music Festival, BNP Paribas Music Festival and the Piano à Mayenne Music Festival. He has enjoyed performing in various concert halls including the Beijing National Centre of Performing Arts, Beijing Concert Hall, Shanghai Grand Theatre, Beijing Steinway Hall, Wiener Saal in Salzburg, Concert Hall of Leipzig Mendelssohn University, Teatro dell’ Osservatorio Bologna and more.