Bryan Cheng
Canada, °1997
 
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.

Teachers

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

Degrees

2015 - 2021 : Bachelor‘s, Universität der Künste Berlin

Concerts

2021 : Victoria Hall, Genève, Switzerland, Concours de Genève, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Georg Fritzsch (cond.)
2021 : Frauenkirche Dresden, Germany, Silvie Cheng, piano
2021 : Flagey Studio 1, Brussels, Belgium, Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, Silvie Cheng, piano
2020 : Southam Hall, Ottawa, National Arts Centre of Canada, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Peter Oundjian (cond.)
2020 : Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax, Canada, Symphony Nova Scotia, Alexander Prior (cond.)
2020 : Maison symphonique, Montréal, Canada, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Matthias Pintscher (cond.)
2019 : Chicago Cultural Center, USA, Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts, Silvie Cheng, piano
2018 : Stadttheater Flensburg, Stadttheater Heide, Germany, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Sinfonieorchester, David Geringas (cond.)
2018 : Musiikkitalo, Helsinki, Finland, International Paulo Cello Competition, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Susanna Mälkki (cond.)
2018 : Großer Saal, Elbphilharmonie, Germany, TONALi, Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, Joshua Weilerstein (cond.)

Competitions

2021 : 2nd Prize, Audience Prize, Students Prize, Geneva International Music Competition
2020 : 1st, Vienna New Year's Concert International Competition
2020 : 1st, Bader & Overton Canadian Cello Competition
2019 : Grand Prize, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Competition
2019 : 1st, Hellam International Young Artists' Competition
2018 : 4th, VI International Paulo Cello Competition
2018 : 2nd, TONALi Grand Prix Hamburg
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