”This Event is by Invitation Only” 

Steinway Gallery Singapore is proud to present Masterclass with Steinway Artist Poom Prommachart

Poom is regarded as one of the most accomplished Thai pianist today. His performances are highly considered for their lyrical intensity
and virtuosity. He has already developed an international reputation as an outstanding performer of rare expressive depth, and has been acclaimed by critics who called him ”a young Ashkenazy” from ”Seen and Heard UK Concert Review”. in 2010, His complete and fantastic virtuosity place him in a class of his own. He has released his first solo debut CD in April 2015 with Champs Hill Records in the U.K. featuring works by Medtner, Liszt and Rachmaninoff which received great reviews in Europe,
America and Asia. He graduated Bachelor’s Degree in Performance with Hopkinson Gold Medal in 2011, Master’s Degree in Performance (Distinction) and the International Artist Diploma in Performance from the Royal College of Music in 2013 under Dina Parakhina’s class. In 2014, he was awarded the prestigious Tagore Gold Medal for his outstanding contribution to the Royal College of Music which was presented to him by The Prince of Wales at the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall in London. He took the Postgraduate Diploma under the world’s renowned pianists Eliso Virsaladze and Vladimir Tropp at the Moscow Conservatory, Russia. Most recently, he has won ICM’s award from the International Center for Music’s Park University to study with Stanislav Ioudenitch, a Van Cliburn International Piano Competition’s Gold medalist.

Poom began his piano lessons with Peerapong Surawan in Bangkok, later with Rena Phua and Boris Kraljevic at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in Singapore. He attained the FTCL Diploma from Trinity College at the age of 15. In 2008, he was granted a full scholarship by H.R.H. Princess Galyani Vadhana which enabled him to continue his studies in London where he was the last student of a legendary pianist, Yonty Solomon. The scholarship was continued and supervised by the kind support of Thanpuying Tasna-Valaya Sorasongkram for his higher studies in London until his graduation in 2014. His international performing career has started when he won First Prize in the Fifth Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition, Serbia in 2010. He made a victory in his homeland by winning First Prize in
Thailand International Piano Competition in 2011. Followed by his continued success by winning First Prize in Sussex International Piano Competition in 2013. After his success in Serbia which marked his international career, his repertoires have included over 30 concertos. He is one of a few pianists in recent years and the first Thai pianist to have championed Sir Arthur Bliss’s Piano Concerto for Piano and Orchestra with Worthing Symphony Orchestra in 2014 with great acclaim.

Among the distinguished orchestras he has recently worked with are London Musician Symphony Orchestra, Timisoara Philharmonic Orchestra, Eailing Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Serbia, Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Stroud Symphony
Orchestra, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, World Doctors Orchestra, and Philippines Philharmonic Orchestra. His recent major concert engagements included piano recitals at Seoul Arts Center in Seoul and Busan, South Korea, Esplanade Hall in Singapore, South Bank and Royal Albert Hall in the U.K., Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow, Music Festival Perugia in Italy, Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 and No. 1 with Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra at Prince Mahidol Hall in Bangkok and Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra at Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with World Doctors Orchestra at Hong Cultural Center, Hong Kong. His coming concert engagements include Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra in Bangkok and Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra

 

PROGRAMME 

Joshuanne Yeh
Sonata in D Major K.311 1st movt2 – Mozart

Jesselyne Onggie
Concert Etude  “Gnomereigan“
Liszt

Lily Phee
Paganini Etude no.6 in A minor
Liszt

Ava
Turkish Rondo – Mozart

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