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Trinity Laban presents

Lunchtime Recital: Hao Zi Yoh (piano)

Thu 25 Apr 2024

Hao Zi Yoh is a Malaysian pianist based in London. She is a top prize winner in many international piano competitions including Rome International Piano Competition.

Isaac Albéniz “Rondena” from Iberia Book 2

Rachmaninov Variations on a Theme of Corelli

Ravel “La Vallée des Cloches” from Miroirs

Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major Op. 83

She has performed around Europe, USA, China, Japan and Malaysia both as a soloist and chamber musician, in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Southbank Royal Festival Hall, Salle Cortot, Steinway Hall London, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Dewan Filharmonik Petronas and Teatro Quirino. She also performed with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Nova Amadeus and Baleares Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, she has given concert tour in Northern Italy organised by the Keyboard Charitable Trust, and has been selected as an Artist for the Kirckman Concert Society 2023/24.

Hao Zi also participated in creative outreach projects led by the Open Academy for children and elderly with Dementia, where she performed in Music for Moment Concerts at the Wigmore Hall. She collaborated with author-illustrator David Litchfield and improvised to his award-winning book “The Bear and the Piano”.

Hao Zi remains in close contact with the music scene in Malaysia. She has given talks, performances and masterclasses to the students of University of Malaya, Bentley Music and Persatuan Chopin in hope to share her experiences and help the younger generation.

Hao Zi continues to develop her performing career in addition to tutoring at King’s College, London. Apart from giving masterclasses, Hao Zi also organised livestreams and charity fundraisers during the London-lockdown 2021.

Currently she is studying with Martino Tirimo, after being awarded full scholarship to pursue an Artist Diploma at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, generously supported by the Bagri Foundation, Gladys Bratton and TCL Scholarship. Her previous teachers include Elza Kolodin at Music University of Freiburg, Germany and later at Royal Academy of Music under Christopher Elton.