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Tiffany Poon

Tiffany Poon

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Hong-Kong born pianist, Tiffany Poon has appeared with orchestras and in recitals throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia and China since she was first accepted to the Juilliard pre-college program at the age of eight. Poon studied at the Juilliard School exchange program, and was named a John Jay Scholar by Columbia University for her outstanding academic and artistic achievements. In May 2018 she graduated from Columbia University.

Tiffany rose to fame already as a teenager after her success in piano competitions. Tiffany was named the second place winner in the 2019 KlavierOlymp of the Kissinger Sommer Festival and in 2014, a National YoungArts Winner in the United States. Her awards include first prize and Best Performance of Concerto Award at the 8th Moscow International Frederic Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in 2012 and more recently, she won second prize at the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation International Competition. Tiffany was awarded a 2019 Young Artist Award from the Hessen Agency at the Rheingau Music Festival.

Tiffany Poon has recently debuted in the Washington Performing Arts' Hayes Piano Series at the Kennedy Center and in Salzburg with the Philharmonie Salzburg and conductor Elisabeth Fuchs. She has performed debut recitals at the Herbst Theatre presented by Chamber Music San Francisco and Munich’s Herkulessaal presented by Concerto Winderstein’s Klassik vor Acht series. Recent seasons have seen Poon perform celebrated solo recitals as part of the Klavierfestival Ruhr, the Rheingau Musikfestival’s KlassikMarathon, the Tonhalle-Orchester Zurich’s series, and the NeueNamen series in Münster and Bielefeld. She was a fellow of the Bohème 2020 program at the Dresden Music Festival, and in the autumn of 2019, Tiffany made her debut on the Gilmore Keyboard Festival’s Rising Star Series.

In collaboration with Moritzburg Festival, her recording of Antonín Dvořák’s solo and chamber music works with acclaimed cellist Jan Vogler and violinist Chad Hoopes was released by SONY Classical in summer 2022.