Project Description

Hin-Yat Tsang

Hin-Yat Tsang

A Young Steinway Artist, Hin-Yat Tsang is the winner of the International Piano-Campus (Paris), Asian Chopin (Tokyo), and Manchester Concerto Competitions.

Tsang is also a top prizewinner and laureate of the Maria Canals (Barcelona), James Mottram (Manchester), Manhattan (New York), Gina Bachauer Young Artists (Salt Lake City), and Hong Kong International Piano Competitions. He was also a semifinalist at the Scottish (Glasgow) and Beethoven Telekom (Bonn) Competitions.

Tsang’s performance career has led him to some of Europe’s finest venues including Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall of London, Steinway Hall London, Elgar Room of the Royal Albert Hall (London), Laeiszhalle (Hamburg), Bechstein Centrum (Frankfurt), Musikinstrumenten-Museum (Berlin), Warsaw Philharmonic, Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona), and Casa da Música (Porto) among many others. These have included collaborations with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Manchester Camerata, and the London Chamber Orchestra. His performances have also been broadcast by BBC Radio 3 and RTHK Radio 4 as well as the Catalunya Música of Catalonia.

Tsang is also one of the young artists represented by the Musicus Society Hong Kong as well as both the Worshipful Company of Musicians and the Keyboard Charitable Trust in London. A native of Hong Kong, Hin-Yat Tsang is a graduate of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and holds both a Master’s and Artist Diploma from the Royal College of Music in London, where he also served as the Constant and Kit Lambert Junior Fellow. His former mentors include Dmitri Alexeev and Eleanor Wong. Tsang currently resides in Germany and continues his studies at the Universität der Künste Berlin with Klaus Hellwig.

Virtual First Round

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, No. 12 in f minor, BWV 857

Beethoven: Sonata No. 32 in c minor, Op. 111

I. Maestoso—Allegro con brio ed appassionato

II. Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G Major, Op. 32, No. 5

Liszt: Transcendental Étude No.12 in b-flat minor, “Chasse-Neige”

Scriabin: Etude No. 12 in d-sharp minor: Patetico, Op. 8

In-Person Second Round

Carl Vine: Resolve

Schumann: Humoreske in B-flat Major, Op. 20

I. Einfach—Sehr rasch und leicht—Noch rascher—Erstes Tempo, Wie im Anfang

II. Hastig—Nach und nach immer lebhafter und stärker—Wie vorher

III. Einfach und zart—Intermezzo

IV. Innig—Schneller

V. Sehr lebhaft—Immer lebhafter, Stretto

VI. Mit einigem Pomp

VII. Zum Beschluss

Scriabin: Twelve Etudes, Op. 8

No. 1 in C-sharp Major: Allegro

No. 2 in f-sharp minor: A capriccio, con forza

No. 3 in b minor: Tempestoso

No. 4 in B Major: Piacevole

No. 5 in E Major: Brioso

No. 6 in A Major: Con grazia

No. 7 in b-flat minor: Presto tenebroso, agitato

No. 8 in A-flat Major: Lento (Tempo rubato)

No. 9 in c-sharp minor: Alla balata

No. 10 in D-flat Major: Allegro

No. 11 in b-flat minor: Andante cantabile

No. 12 in d-sharp minor: Patetico

Semifinal Round – Chamber Music

Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 3 in d minor, Op. 108

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Un poco presto e con sentimento

IV. Presto agitato

Final Round

Prokofiev: Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 16

I. Andantino—Allegretto

II. Scherzo: Vivace

III. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato

IV. Finale: Allegro tempestoso

2022 Participants

Meet the People!

Recognizing the Board of Directors, distinguished jury, competitors, finalists, and more.