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
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
III. Un poco presto e con sentimento
IV. Presto agitato
Prokofiev: Concerto No. 2 in g minor, Op. 16
II. Scherzo: Vivace
III. Intermezzo: Allegro moderato
IV. Finale: Allegro tempestoso
Meet the People!
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