Hin-yat Tsang - Steinway Hall London
Steinway Hall — 22 March 2017, 19:00
El puerto from Iberia Book I
V mlhách, ‘In the Mists’ (1912)
Hin-Yat Tsang was born in Hong Kong, and studied at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as a Junior Student with Eleanor Wong. A Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholar, Hin-Yat attained his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Academy, graduating with first class honours.
Hin-Yat has won many international awards including the First and Audience Prize at the Third Manchester International Concerto Competition and the First Prize at the Steinway & Sons International Youth Competition in Beijing, He was named ‘Hong Kong Young Musician of the Year’ in 2010. In 2014, he received the Gold Medal in the Asian Chopin Competition in Tokyo. He was also a prizewinner in both the Gina Bachauer Young Artists and James Mottram International Competitions. Last October he won fourth prize at the Hong Kong International Piano Competition. Hin-Yat has collaborated with many ensembles and orchestras including the Prima Vista Quartet, the Logos Chamber Group, Trinity Harrow Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony, the Manchester Camerata, the London Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Silesian Philharmonic in addition to the Hong Kong City Chamber and Philharmonic Orchestras.
He has also worked with many distinguished conductors, including Perry So, Ian Brown, Hannu Lintu, Trevor Pinnock and José Serebrier. He has given recitals in the UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo, China, Germany, and performed at the biannual International Steinway Festival in Hamburg.
A former Croucher Foundation Hong Kong Scholar and Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund recipient, Hin-Yat is a Master’s and Artist Diploma graduate from the Royal College of Music in London. Supported by the Craxton Memorial Trust as well as the Worshipful Company of Musicians, Hin-Yat served as the Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellow at the College from 2015 to 2016 under the guidance of renowned Russian pedagogue Dmitri Alexeev.
Hin-Yat is currently continuing his studies at the Universität der Künste wth Klaus Hellwig in Berlin, Germany.