Alexander Yau Piano
Alexander Yau, an eminent young Australian pianist, has developed himself as a versatile and serious musician incorporating his many musical talents as a chamber musician, vocalist, conductor and composer. Pianist Balazs Szokolay describes him - "His artistic taste is good enough not to make any kind of "show" even in the most brilliant parts of great masterworks".
A multiple prize winner of many international competitions, he has appeared with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in Rachmaninov’s 3rd Concerto and Queensland Symphony Orchestra in Rachmaninov’s 1st Concerto, and the mighty Brahms Concerto no.2 with Sydney Conservatorium Orchestra. He has given performances in the Canberra International Music Festival, Polish Embassy of Australia, Phoenix Central Park, City Recital Hall, as well as Grieg’s home Troldhaugen in Norway, Villa Mosconi Bertani in Verona, Shanghai Expo, Google Headquarters in San Francisco, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Centre.
Alexander obtained his Masters at the Juilliard School under prof. Matti Raekallio, Bachelors with 1st class Honours at the Sydney Conservatorium under prof. Daniel Herscovitch and Elizabeth Powell.