- Instrument: Piano
Born in Hong Kong, Hin-Yat Tsang 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 attained his Bachelor of Music Degree from the Academy, graduating with first class honours.
A winner of various international awards such as 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, Hin-Yat was named ‘The Hong Kong Young Musician of the Year’ in 2010. In early 2014, Hin-Yat received the Gold Medal in the Asian Chopin Competition in Tokyo. He is also a laureate prizewinner in the Gina Bachauer Young Artists, Manchester James Mottram and Hong Kong International Piano Competitions. Most recently, Hin-Yat was named the Gold Prize d’or at the 16th International ‘Piano-Campus’ Competition in Pontoise of Paris. He will be returning to France for a series of concert engagements in the 2018 season.
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, London Chamber Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, the Silesian Philharmonic, Symphony Orchestra Mélo’dix of Nanterre University as well as the Hong Kong City Chamber and Philharmonic Orchestras. He has also worked alongside many distinguished conductors, including Ian Brown, Hannu Lintu, Fabrice Parmentier, Trevor Pinnock, Perry So and Jose Serebrier. Hin-Yat has given recitals in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Tokyo and extensively in China, and Germany as well as 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 a Masters 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 also served as the Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellow at the Royal College from 2015 to 2016 under the guidance of renowned Russian pedagogue Dmitri Alexeev.
Hin-Yat is one of the young artists currently represented by the Keyboard Charitable Trust in London. He currently resides in Germany and continues his studies at the Universität der Künste wth Klaus Hellwig in Berlin.