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Ts'Ong Fou
piano
Biography
Born in Shanghai in 1934, Fou Ts’ong began his studies in China and later studied under Zbigniew Drzewiecki in Warsaw. He was awarded the special Mazurka prize at the 1953 Chopin Competition, which resulted in many performances in Eastern Europe. In 1959 he was invited to perform under Carlo Maria Giulini at the Royal Albert Hall and since then has made London his home. Recognised by his peers, the public, and the critics alike, Fou Ts’ong has given many concerts all over the world. His recordings on the Meridian label include works by Scarlatti, Handel, Bach, Beethoven, Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, and Debussy. This year he has made a recording of Haydn’s sonatas. He teaches at the Lake Como International Piano Academy and the Shanghai Conservatory and has given master classes at many musical institutions and festivals. This year he is serving as a member of the jury of the Chopin Competition in Warsaw.
Activities
ActivityFunction
Final piano 2010Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 2010Member of the jury
PIANO 2010Member of the jury
Final piano 2007Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 2007Member of the jury
PIANO 2007Member of the jury
Final piano 2003Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 2003Member of the jury
PIANO 2003Member of the jury
Final piano 1999Member of the jury
Semi-final piano 1999Member of the jury
PIANO 1999Member of the jury
Final piano 1991Member of the jury
Master classes 24/05/1991: Fou Ts'Ong/Claude Frank/Karl-Heinz Kämmerling/Hans LeygrafMember of the jury
Master classes 23/05/1991: Fou Ts'Ong/Claude Frank/Karl-Heinz Kämmerling/Hans LeygrafMember of the jury
Semi-final piano 1991Member of the jury
PIANO 1991Member of the jury
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