Stephanie Tang

BBC Magazine Rising Star Stephanie Tang is a Chinese-American pianist establishing an active career in solo and chamber performance in the U.S., Canada, U.K. and Europe. Her early career highlights include her solo debut in Carnegie Hall at age 12 and at sixteen, her orchestral solo debut with the West Covina Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared in major concert halls such as Carnegie Hall (New York), Walt Disney Concert Hall (Los Angeles), Shenzhen Concert Hall, Himalayan Concert Hall (Shanghai), Sendai Concert Hall (Japan), TivoliVredenburg (Utrecht), Place Flagey (Brussels), Wigmore Hall, Barbican Centre (London), Banff Centre, and Koerner Hall (Toronto).

Stephanie won the 2022 Guildhall Gold Medal, the school’s most prestigious music prize previously won by artists such as Jacqueline du Pre, Tasmin Little & Bryn Terfel. She has also won 1st prize at the Young Pianists’ Beethoven Competition, 2nd prize at the Louisiana International Piano Competition and the Jury Discretionary Prize at the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Bronislaw Kaper Awards. In 2021, she was a semi-finalist in the Montreal International Piano Competition and performed at Place Flagey in Brussels at the Queen Elisabeth International Piano Competition.

An avid chamber musician, Stephanie has performed and collaborated with John Adams, András Diaz, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Ani Kavafian, Nicholas Kitchen and coached with members of the Ébène, Guarneri, Brentano, Endellion and Tokyo Quartets. She is the pianist of the London-based Paddington Trio, where the ensemble recently won 1st prize at the 2023 Parkhouse Award and 70th Royal Over-Seas League Competition.

Recent concert highlights include performances at the Cambridge University Festival of International Young Artists, Four Seasons Chamber Festival, Listen Hear! Series in Sarasota, Florida, Toronto Summer Music, Wigmore Hall and a concerto debut at the Barbican Centre. Stephanie holds degrees from the Colburn Conservatory of Music (B.M.), Glenn Gould School (A.D.), Yale School of Music (M.M.) and Guildhall School of Music & Drama. Her principal teachers have been John Perry, Peter Serkin, Boris Slutsky & Ronan O’Hora.

Stephanie is passionate about story-telling and making connections through programming. From the standard classical canon to the contemporary and underrepresented, she wishes to bring audiences and communities together for a shared collective experience through music.

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Tom Lehrer (1928):

Masochism Tango (1959, lyrics: Tom Lehrer)



Lotta Wennäkoski (1970):

Päärme (Hem) for piano trio (2014–15)


Dmitry Shostakovich (1906—1975):

Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, Op. 67 (1944)


Jean Sibelius (1865—1957):

Finale from Piano Trio in D, JS 209 'Korpo-Trio' (1887)


Sam Perkin (1985):

The Freakshow for piano trio (2016)