Cindy Ho, piano
An active soloist and chamber musician, Hong Kong born pianist Cindy Yan Yan Ho performs internationally. Recent highlights of her performance include chamber concerts with Romer String Quartet at Kilbourn Hall of Eastman School of Music and Carnegie Hall in New York. In March 2016, she was awarded the Associate of Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) for her contribution in music. She is also a Steinway Artist.
In 2015, Cindy completed a music cycle “Opus Medtner” at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) to recount the life of the composer Nikolai Medtner. The programme included Medtner violin sonatas with violinist Kitty Cheung. She also held chamber music recitals at the Second Shenzhen Piano Music Festival and Shanghai Concert Hall.
In 2013, she performed “Yellow River Concerto” with New Tune Chinese Orchestra at Hong Kong Cultural Centre and collaborated with Romer String Quartet to perform Medtner Piano Quintet at Good Music this Lunch organized by Hong Kong Sinfoneitta.
In 2005, she was invited to make a concerto appearance with the Ho Chi Minh City Ballet and Symphony Orchestra at the City Opera House, Ho Chi Minh City, performing Liszt’s second Piano Concerto.
In Europe, Cindy has performed in Italy, Spain, Norway and France whilst in the UK, she has given both chamber and solo recitals at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, St Martin-in-the-Fields in London as part of the Pianists of the World Series, Malvern, Oxford, Windsor, Aylesbury, Manchester, Buckingham University and the Pump Room in Bath.
Cindy received both her Bachelor and Master’s degrees in music from King’s College, University of London, with high distinction in performance studies. In particular, she was awarded a scholarship from the Sir Richard Stapley Educational Trust for her Master’s degree. This was followed by two years of postgraduate work at the Royal Academy of Music.
Cindy is currently the Chairperson of the Royal Academy of Music HK Alumni Association. She is also a co-founder of the “Young Musicians Series”, a concert series providing young and outstanding soloists and chamber ensembles more performing opportunities.
Cindy’s teachers include Choi Sown Le, Ruth Nye, Aaron Shorr and Alfred Lee.
1. Ravel - Scarbo
2. Medtner Piano Quintet in C major
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