Jin Ju, Chinese pianist and lecturer at the “International Academy Foundation of Imola”, received the honorary title of Knight of the Italian Republic from President Sergio Mattarella.
This very prestigious honor, which arrived just in these days, is a recognition of her activity as an artist, as a messenger of peace and friendship between China and Italy.
Born in 1976, Jin Ju is currently piano professor at Imola International Piano Academy, Artist in Residence at Accademia Bartolomeo Cristofori in Florence, Guest Professor at Beijing Central Conservatory of Music in China.
Jin Ju performed for the Imola Academy on the occasion of important events, including the concert in the Vatican for Pope Benedict XVI in 2009, and the Concert at the Pauline Chapel of the Quirinal on February 13, 2020 for the 'Year of Culture and Italy-China tourism 2020 '.
For Aulicus Classics he recorded the album CHAUSSON: Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet in D Major Op. 21 - String quartet in C Minor Op. 35.