KRISTIAN CHONG - PIANIST
Pianist Kristian Chong is rapidly establishing himself as one of Australia's leading musicians.
Performances have taken him throughout Australia and the UK, and also in China, France, Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, and Zimbabwe.
As concerto soloist he
has appeared on numerous occasions with the Adelaide, Melbourne, Queensland, Sydney and Tasmanian Symphony Orchestras
, and various orchestras in the UK and China under conductors such as Graham Abbott, Werner Andreas Albert, Andrey Boreyko, Nicholas Braithwaite, Roy Goodman, Sebastian Lang-Lessing, Nicholas Milton, Tuomas Oillia, Marcus Stenz, Arvo Volmer and Marco Zuccarini.
has recorded and broadcast for Australian and American radio (WGBX - Boston), HKRT (Hong Kong), ABC-TV, and appears for Musica Viva Australia.
many competition successes include winning the Symphony Australia Young Performers Award (keyboard) and the Australian National Piano Award.
In addition, Kristian
is also in a violin-piano duo with Erica Kennedy.
Currently Kristian is based in Melbourne but until recently was based in London, where has completed studies at the Royal Academy of Music with Christopher Elton and Piers Lane.