St Bride's: Music - Lunchtime Recitals

Shun Yin Ho – piano

Friday, 6 July at 1:15pm - FREE ADMITTANCE - Retiring Collection

Shun Yin Ho – piano

J S Bach

Partita no. 6 in E minor

   i. Toccata

  ii. Allemande

 iii. Corrente

 iv. Air

  v. Sarabande

 vi. Tempo di gavotta

vii. Gigue

F Liszt

Ballade no. 2, S. 171

Fazil Say

Paganini Jazz op. 5c

Winner of the Gold Prize and Soloist Award in the 15th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia and the Second Prize winner in the 2018 Livorno Piano Competition YOUNG in Italy, Hong Kong born pianist Shun Yin Ho was described as 'a rising star' (Radio Television Hong Kong 4) after her 'sensitive and compelling' performance with the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra in 2017. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree at the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) under the tutelage of Tatiana Sarkissova with a full scholarship support from The Muriel, Lady Kadoorie Music Scholarship and an RAM entrance Award, the WH and George Myddleton Scholarship. During her study at the Academy, she was also highly commended in the Beethoven Concerto Exam Prize.

Shun Yin Ho graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) with First Class Honours where she started studying at the age of nine as a Junior student with Julie Kuok and Prof. Gabriel Kwok. Apart from being a recipient of the HKSAR Government Scholarship and the Talent Development Scheme Scholarship, she was also awarded the Van Zuiden Prize (HKAPA award to the most outstanding graduating student) and the Academic Prize (highest GPA receiver of the year) for her exceptional academic and practical achievements.

Over the past years, Shun Yin has won prizes in several competitions including the Betty Drown Memorial Prize, the Tom Lee Scholarship, the Gold Medal Award in the Hong Kong Schools Music Festival, the Kawai Asia Piano Competition and the Asian Youth Music Competition. She was also awarded the Lady Fung Music Fellowship, made possible by the Asian Cultural Council, to participate in the 2015 season of the Aspen Music Festival and School, where she studied under luminaries of classical music including Professor Hung-Kuan Chen of the Juilliard School.

Being one of the Young Artists from Musicus Inspires, Shun Yin has performed as soloist with the Pan Asia Orchestra, the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra, the Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Belilios Public School Symphony Orchestra. Apart from working in masterclasses with renowned pianists including Gary Graffman, Christopher Elton, Aqulies Delle Vigne, Imogen Cooper, Pascal Devoyon, Giuseppe Albanese and Tamas Ungar, she has also collaborated and performed onstage with artists Dong-Suk Kang and Vladimir Mendelssohn in Musicus Fest.  Recently in 2017, she was invited to give a recital tour in Shantou and Guangzhou, China and was subject to critical acclaim. Upcoming engagements include a performance at 'Pianos en la Calle' in Murcia Spain and a recital at St. Matthew's Church, Bayswater.

Winner of the Gold Prize and Soloist Award in the 15th International Chopin Piano Competition in Asia and the Second Prize winner in the 2018 Livorno Piano Competition YOUNG in Italy, Hong Kong born pianist Shun Yin Ho was described as 'a rising star' (Radio Television Hong Kong 4) after her 'sensitive and compelling' performance with the Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra in 2017. She is currently pursuing her Master's Degree at the Royal Academy of Music under the tutelage of Tatiana Sarkissova with a full scholarship support from The Muriel, Lady Kadoorie Music Scholarship and RAM entrance Award upon graduating from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts with First Class Honours.