Artist Bio

David Fung, piano

Described as stylish and articulate" in the New York Times and praised as having "undoubted talent" by the Los Angeles Times, Australian pianist David Fung continues to impress audiences with his poetry, artistry and elegance. He has appeared as soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Israel Camerata Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, the Queensland Orchestra, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra. Festival appearances have included solo and chamber music performances at the Aspen Music Festival (Colorado), Atlantic Music Festival (Maine), Bari International Music Festival (Italy), Goslar Festival (Germany), Der Internationaler Klaviersommer (Germany), Music at Menlo (California), Sarasota Festival (Florida) and the Edinburgh International Festival Queen's Hall Series, where Fung was acclaimed as being "impossibly virtuosic, prodigiously talented... and probably [doing] ten more impossible things daily before breakfast," by Jonas Green in the Edinburgh Guide.

A winner of major national and international awards, Mr. Fung captured public attention when he became a top prizewinner at the Arthur Rubinstein Piano International Masters Competition in Tel Aviv, where he was further distinguished by prizes for Best Classical Concerto and Best Performance of Chamber Music. He also won the Grand Prize at the ABC Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Award, Second Prize and the Audience Prize at the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition, the J. Wight Henderson Prize at the Scottish International Piano Competition and the Victor and Sono Elmaleh Prize for the Best Pianist at the Concert Artists Guild International Music Competition. Mr. Fung has recorded albums for Naxos, Yarlung Records and ABC Classics/Symphony Australia. He is the artistic director of the Bari International Music Festival (Italy) and is an official Steinway Artist.

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