Tony Yike Yang
Second Prize Winner
Fourth Canadian Chopin Competition, 2014
Canadian pianist Tony Yike Yang first rose to international acclaim at the age of 16 after becoming the youngest-ever laureate in the history of the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, winning the 5th prize in 2015. Additionally, Yang has also won prizes at the Van Cliburn, Gina Bachauer, Hilton Head, Cooper, and the Bosendorfer & Yamaha USASU International Piano Competitions.
Recital highlights include performances in venues such as Koerner Hall in Toronto, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, the Athenaeum in Bucharest, Tokyo Metropolitan Theatre, Seoul Arts Center, Esplanade Singapore, the Millennium Amphitheatre in Dubai, and many others.
Concerto highlights include appearances with the Cleveland Orchestra, Warsaw Philharmonic, Orchestre Métropolitain, Ontario Philharmonic, Fort Worth Symphony, Toronto Sinfonietta, Edmonton Symphony, Saskatoon Symphony, Changsha Symphony, and the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra.
Yang is a recent graduate of Harvard University where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics. He is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Ingesund Piano Center in Sweden under the mentorship of Prof. Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist.