“An exceptionally gifted woman… excellent and incredible. It was a matter of intense musical understanding.

– Bernard Haitink


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A fearless leader on the podium, conductor Chaowen Ting has been praised for her “remarkable and stylish” musical direction, “brilliant” interpretations, and her ability to pull “beautiful sounds” with “many nuances” from the ensemble.

With a deep desire to connect people through music, Ting is recognized for her empathetic leadership, strong connection with audiences, and advocacy for equity within the music industry. The Atlanta-based Taiwan native seeks to democratize classical music by creating opportunities for diverse voices while building a meaningful community through innovative programming and collaborations.

“Chaowen Ting did a remarkable job with the many nuances on this stunningly beautiful selection. She was right with the singers all the way, supportive without being too loud, and never calling attention to herself.”

– Theater Jones

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The Atlanta Opera Debut

On June 15, June 2024, Chaowen will be conducting the world premiere of Forsyth County is Flooding (with the Joy of Lake Lanier), an Atlanta Opera Commission by composer Marcus Norris and librettist Adamma Ebo, Read more…

Mendelssohn Competition 2024

Chaowen was awarded Second Prize at the Felix Mendelssohn International Conducting Competition 2024 in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic conducting the Karlovy Vary Symphony.