The NY Times calls Joel Fan an "impressive pianist" who possesses "a probing intellect and vivid imagination."
Joel has appeared with the NY Philharmonic, the Boston Pops, with Yo-Yo Ma and as a member of the Silk Road Ensemble.
A brilliant recitalist, Joel Fan performs with effortless virtuosity and a gift for lyricism, consistently praised for his technical expertise and insightful explorations of classical and contemporary literature. He's also celebrated for creating unique concert experiences that appeal to wide ranging audiences, often illuminating the rare and unexpected beauty of music from cultures around the world. His recordings have earned Grammy nominations and topped the Billboard charts, and feature numerous world premieres and works written for him.
NPR has commented that Joel Fan is "using music as a way of connecting humanity... one note at a time."