Enjoy a public masterclass with Angela Cheng showcasing pianists participating in the NAC’s internationally acclaimed Young Artists Program (YAP).
Consistently praised for her brilliant technique, tonal beauty and superb musicianship, Canadian pianist Angela Cheng is one of her country’s national treasures. An avid recitalist, Angela Cheng appears regularly on recital series throughout the United States and Canada and has collaborated with numerous chamber ensembles.
Ms. Cheng's debut recording of two Mozart concerti with Mario Bernardi and the CBC Vancouver Orchestra received glowing reviews. She has been Gold Medalist of the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Masters Competition, as well as the first Canadian to win the prestigious Montreal International Piano Competition. Other awards include the Canada Council’s coveted Career Development Grant and the Medal of Excellence for outstanding interpretations of Mozart from the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
About the Young Artists Program (YAP):
The Young Artists Program, founded by Pinchas Zukerman in 1999 and now in its 21st edition, offers outstanding private instruction and chamber music coaching with additional career-related sessions and mentoring as well as performance opportunities including public chamber music concerts, public masterclasses, closed works-in-progress sessions and recitals.
The NAC’s Young Artist Program is made possible through the wonderful generosity of individual donors, corporations, and the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust.
The Young Artists Program is grateful to the University of Ottawa, School of Music for its support in providing excellent facilities and services.