Poon Kiu Tung, pianist

Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)

Danse macabre, Op.40 (1874)


Wendy Wan-Ki Lee

New Commission


Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Piano Trio in D minor, Op.120 (1923)

I. Allegro ma non troppo

II. Andantino

III. Allegro vivo


Young Steinway Artist Kiu Tung Poon appeared as recitalist and collaborative pianist on concert stages in the US, UK, France, Germany, Portugal, Vienna, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Macau, and Mainland China. International music festival appearances include Tanglewood and Aspen in the US, Wiener Konzerthaus in Austria, Great Wall in Beijing, and Le French May in Hong Kong. Her performances were broadcasted on RTHK Radio 4, Austin’s KMFA, and Teledifusão de Macau among others. As an advocate of new music, she was privileged to work with today’s foremost American and Chinese composers and has given numerous lecture-recitals and performances in the US, Asia, and Europe on Chinese-Western syncretism. Her album with violinist Patrick Yim on living American composers will be released on Naxos label this summer. Her world première of Mark Morris/Samuel Barber’s Excursions with Mark Morris Dance Group in the Tanglewood Music Festival received enthusiastic review by critics writing for The New York Times and Boston Phoenix.


Graduated from the Indiana University Bloomington and the University of Texas at Austin with a DMA in Piano Performance, her principal mentors were Cheng Wai, Jean-Louis Haguenauer, Gabriel Kwok, and Anton Nel. She also worked with Michel Béroff, Claude Frank, Jean-François Heisser, John O’Conor, Garrick Ohlsson, John Perry, and Manahem Pressler during summers. She currently teaches at her alma mater The Chinese University of Hong Kong as a lecturer in performance and serves as the performance stream coordinator in the Department of Music. More information available at www.kiutung.com.

Poon Kiu Tung, pianist