(First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich)
Hailed by BBC Radio 3 as “a real poet of the piano,” Andrew Tyson is emerging as a distinctive and important new musical voice. In summer 2015, he was awarded First Prize at the Géza Anda Competition in Zürich, as well as the Mozart and Audience Prizes. These victories have resulted in numerous performances throughout Europe under the auspices of the Géza Anda Foundation.
Andrew is a laureate of the Leeds International Piano Competition where he won the new Terence Judd-Hallé Orchestra Prize, awarded by the orchestra and conductor Sir Mark Elder. Enjoying an ongoing relationship with the orchestra Andrew joined them again last season for several performances. With concerto performances taking him across North America and Europe, Andrew has performed with orchestras from the North Carolina Symphony and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s at Alice Tully Hall, to the SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, Musikkollegium Winterthur and the National Orchestra of Belgium under Marin Alsop.
Highlights this season include his Vienna Konzerthaus debut with the Haydn Philharmonic Orchestra and a performance of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the Orchestra della Svizzera italiana under the baton of Vladimir Ashkenazy. Recital appearances include major cities across the US and Europe at venues such as Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts, New York’s Carnegie Hall and the Zürich Tonhalle.
In addition to his debut in Hong Kong, this season sees Andrew in recital at Piano aux Jacobins Toulouse, the SWR2 Mainz, the Palace of Arts Budapest and Lyon’s Salle Molière amongst others. No stranger to the festival scene, Andrew’s previous performances include the Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, the Lucerne Piano Festival and the Dubrovnik Festival. He appears this season at the Festival Septembre Musical in Montreux and the Miami International Piano Festival.
As a chamber musician, Andrew regularly appears in recital with violinist Benjamin Beilman in venues including the Auditorium du Louvre, Paris and London’s Wigmore Hall. Last season saw them give a world premiere for violin and piano by Jane Stanley on a major recital tour of Australia, as well as a performance at the Heidelberger Frühling Festival.
Andrew’s two recital discs have been issued on the Alpha Classics label. His debut disc comprises the complete Chopin Preludes whilst his second album released in March 2017 features works by Scriabin and Ravel.
As winner of the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in 2011, Tyson was awarded YCA’s Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize and the John Browning Memorial Prize. After early studies at the University of North Carolina, he attended the Curtis Institute of Music where he worked with Claude Frank. Andrew later earned his Master’s degree and Artist Diploma at The Juilliard School, winning the Gina Bachauer Piano Competition and receiving the Arthur Rubinstein Prize in Piano.
Andrew Tyson獲BBC廣播電台第三台稱讚為“真正的鋼琴詩人”。 2015年夏天，他獲得蓋扎·安達鋼琴大賽冠軍，以及Mozart and Audience獎。 這些勝利在蓋扎·安達基金會的贊助下，在歐洲各地舉辦了很多場表演。
Andrew 是Leeds International Piano Competition得主，獲得了樂團和指揮Sir Mark Elder頒發的new Terence Judd-Hallé Orchestra Prize。 Andrew 上個季度再次參與樂團作多場演奏。 隨著他在北美洲和歐洲舉行的協奏曲演奏，Andrew與多個樂團合作演出: North Carolina Symphony, Orchestra of St. Luke’s (at Alice Tully Hall), SWR Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart, Musikkollegium Winterthur和National Orchestra of Belgium (Marin Alsop指揮)。
本季亮點包括他與Haydn Philharmonic Orchestra在維也納Konzerthaus的演出，以及由Vladimir Ashkenazy指揮聯同Orchestra della Svizzera italiana演奏蕭邦鋼琴協奏曲第二號。 獨奏表演包括在美國和歐洲的主要城市: 如Brussels Palais des Beaux-Arts, New York’s Carnegie Hall和the Zürich Tonhalle。
除了在香港作首次演出，本季Andrew還在Piano aux Jacobins Toulouse, the SWR2 Mainz, the Palace of Arts Budapest和Lyon’s Salle Molière等演奏會上演出。 Andrew以往的演出包括在Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival, the Lucerne Piano Festival和the Dubrovnik Festival。 而本季他還會在Festival Septembre Musical in Montreux 和the Miami International Piano Festival演出。
作為室樂家，Andrew定期與小提琴家Benjamin Beilman一起演出，包括在Auditorium du Louvre, Paris 和London’s Wigmore Hall。上季，他們為Jane Stanley在澳洲主要演奏會上演出小提琴和鋼琴的全球首演，以及在Heidelberger Frühling Festival表演。
作為2011年Young Concert Artists International Auditions的優勝者，Andrew獲得了YCA’s Paul A. Fish Memorial Prize和John Browning Memorial Prize。早期在University of North Carolina學習後，他在Curtis Institute of Music跟隨Claude Frank一起合作。 Andrew後來在The Juilliard School獲得碩士學位和藝術文憑，在Gina Bachauer Piano Competition勝出 和取得 the Arthur Rubinstein Prize in Piano。