Bryan Cheng
Canada, °1997
CELLO 2017 : Candidate
Bryan Cheng won first prize at the UNISA International Strings Competition in Pretoria and second prize and the audience prize at the Geneva International Music Competition. He first performed in a recital at Carnegie Hall at the age of fourteen. He is currently pursuing his Master's degree at the Universität der Künste Berlin in the studio of Jens Peter Maintz. Also in Berlin, he will make his debut with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester at the Philharmonie in Berlin in June 2023. Bryan Cheng has performed as a soloist with the Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal, the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, and the National Arts Centre Orchestra Ottawa, the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and the Wiener Stadtorchester. As a chamber musician, he performs as a member of CelloFellos, the Cheng² Duo, together with his sister Silvie Cheng, and with musicians such as Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt, and Antje Weithaas. With the Cheng² Duo he has recorded three albums with the Audite label, Russian Legends, Violonchelo del Fuego and Violoncelle Français.


2015-ongoing Jens Peter Maintz
2013-2015 Hans Jorgen Jensen
2006-2013 Yuli Turovsky


2015-2019 Bachelor of Music - Universität der Künste Berlin


2016 Debut Atlantic (10-city recital tour of Atlantic Canada) -Silvie Cheng (piano)
2016 Poly Culture and Arts Co. (13-city recital tour of China) - Silvie Cheng (piano)
2016 Koerner Hall (Toronto) - Esprit Orchestra, Alex Pauk (dir.)
2013 Maison symphonique de Montréal - I Musici de Montréal, Jean-Marie Zeitouni (dir.)
2013 MidAmerica Productions,Recital at Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall - Silvie Cheng (piano)
2014 Recital at Trasimeno Music Festival (Perugia) - Silvie Cheng (piano)
2014 Germany - Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Timo Handschuh (dir.)


2016 OSM Manulife Competition - 2nd Prize;
2016 National Arts Centre Bursary Competition - 1st Prize
2015 CBC Music "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30" - Winner
2014 CBC Music Young Artist of the Year - Winner
First round (11/05/2017)
Franz Schubert Allegro moderato (Sonata in A minor D 821)
Eugène Ysaÿe Grave (Sonata for solo cello in C minor op. 28)
Luigi Boccherini Sonata in C major G. 17
Bryan Cheng, cello
Emilie Wallyn, cellist accompanist
Silvie Cheng, pianist accompanist
Relive the performances of Voice 2023
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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