Music atT ST MARY'S PPerivale

Tuesday February 20th 2.00 pm

Hin-Yat Tsang (piano)

Beethoven: Piano sonata in A Op 101

Beethoven: Piano sonata in E Op 109

Beethoven: Piano sonata in A flat Op 110

Admission free with retiring collection. No tickets issued beforehand

Born in Hong Kong, Hin-Yat Tsang began to play the piano at the age of four. He was admitted to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as a Junior Student under the tutelage of Eleanor Wong. A Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholar, Hin-Yat obtained his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Academy, graduating with first class honours. A winner of various awards such as the First and Audience Prize at the Third Manchester International Concerto Competition as well as the First Prize at the 73rd Steinway & Sons International Youths Competition; Hin-Yat was also a top prizewinner in the 2008 Gina Bachauer Young Artist Competition. In 2010, the title of ‘The Hong Kong Young Musician of the Year' was bestowed on Hin-Yat, making his debút with the Hong Kong Philharmonic in the Grand Final. Hin-Yat was also the recipient of the inaugural Zhou Guangren Young Pianist Award in the same month. During 2012, Hin-Yat collaborated with Maestro Trevor Pinnock in an all-Mozart program with the Academy Symphony Orchestra, and in the same year, was the joint Second Prize winner in the Senior Category of the Third James Mottram International Piano Competition. In early 2014, Hin-Yat received the Gold Medal in the Asia Chopin Competition in Tokyo. 

Hin-Yat has collaborated with many ensembles and orchestras including the Prima Vista Quartet, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, the Manchester Camerata, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and the Silesian Philharmonic Orchestra. Hin-Yat has given recitals in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo and extensively in China, Germany and the United Kingdom, including a performance 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 presently supported by the Craxton Memorial Trust as well as the Worshipful Company of Musicians and is the current Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellow at the Royal College of Music in London under the guidance of renowned Russian pedagogue Dmitri Alexeev.



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