Leading Australian pianist Kristian Chong has performed throughout Australia and the UK, and in China, France, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, USA, and Zimbabwe. Performances find him regularly at home as concerto soloist, chamber musician and recitalist, having performed with most of Australia’s major orchestras as soloist, and with many leading instrumentalists and ensembles in chamber music. Recent highlights include Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, a recording (for Tall Poppies) of the Brahms Clarinet & Piano Sonatas with Philip Arkinstall, and performances in the Great Performers Series at the Melbourne Recital Centre with violinist Satu Vänskä and cellist Li-Wei Qin. His collaborations have included musicians such as violinists Sophie Rowell, Dale Barltrop, Daniel Dodds, cellist Timo-Veikko Valve, the Australian and Tin Alley String Quartets, and baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes amongst many others. He also is the director of Kristian Chong and Friends at the Melbourne Recital Centre. Kristian studied at the Royal Academy of Music with Piers Lane and Christopher Elton, and with Stephen McIntyre at the University of Melbourne, where Kristian currently teaches piano and chamber music.
For further information, see https://www.kristianchong.com/.