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May-14-2023 —

"But the best was yet to come. Beethoven's Fourth Symphony is somewhat neglected in comparison to its neighbours, the Eroica Symphony (No. 3) and the famous Fifth Symphony. Nevertheless, in the hands of a conductor like Mei-Ann Chen, this symphony sounds glorious. Chen is a highly communicative conductor. ... The audience was spellbound throughout. ... Overall, this was the happiest concert of the  season."

Apr-22-2023 —

我們想讓你知道的是: 2021年,台灣指揮家陳美安,正式獲聘為奧地利施第利亞格拉茲創藝樂團為期五年的首席指揮,也是首位獲得奧地利交響樂團聘約的女性亞裔指揮,在樂壇締造自己的新里程碑,成為台灣音樂學子心目中的嚮往之光。而這名指揮家,經過何種歷練才能夠有今日的成績?


Mar-6-2023 —

"And Mei-Ann Chen made a welcome return five years after conducting one of the most satisfying oddities in CSO history: A pipa concerto by Zhao Jiping so rare it has never been recorded. ...  More than anyone I know, including French masters Charles Munch and Pierre Monteux, she almost convinced me Franck’s lone symphony wasn’t waaaayyyy too long."

"Chen is diminutive but powerful, with an exacting style of conducting that commands attention"
San Francisco Classical Voice
“Her controlled yet fluid conducting style combined clear cues and beats with sweeping, circular gestures reminiscent of the great maestro Seiji Ozawa.”
The Press Democrat (CA)
“The performance indeed offered a captivating and inspired interpretation.”