Rachel Cheung
2017 Cliburn Audience Award Winner
Cliburn Competition Preliminary Round Recital
(originally broadcast May 27, 2017)

SCHUBERT Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946
DEBUSSY Voiles from Preludes, Book I
DEBUSSY Ce qu’a vu le vent d’ouest from Preludes, Book I
LISZT Mephisto Waltz No. 1
HAMELIN Toccata on “L’homme armé”

In the three years since the Competition, Rachel has grown her reputation for “stunningly imaginative” performances marked by “flights of both beauty and virtuosity.” She has been recognized as Artist of the Year (Music) by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council; made her play/conduct debut with the Orchestre de chambre de Paris; joined the Asian Youth Orchestra on a friendship tour throughout the continent; and been in residence with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, RTHK Radio 4, and the Chamber Music Heidelberger Frühling. An amateur photographer, she enjoys documenting her tours across Europe, North and South America, and Asia with her analog camera.