PREDANVOIGT International Arts Management welcome Bryan Cheng to our roster.
We are thrilled to welcome acclaimed cellist Bryan Cheng to our roster.
Prize winner at the Queen Elizabeth Competition 2022 and the Concours de Genève 2021, Cheng is the first cellist to be awarded the Prix Yves Paternot in recognition of the Verbier Festival Academy’s most promising and accomplished musician (2022).
Praised for his "powerful, solar and cultivated playing” (La Libre), Bryan Cheng is fast establishing himself as an outstanding talent on the international stage, performing with orchestras such as the Brussels Philharmonic, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, Sinfonia Lahti, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Johannesburg Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, Springfield (MO) Symphony Orchestra, Südwestdeutsches Kammerorchester Pforzheim, Schleswig-Holsteinisches Sinfonieorchester, and collaborating with such esteemed conductors as Stéphane Denève, Susanna Mälkki, Giordano Bellincampi, Jonathan Darlington, Jacques Lacombe, Peter Oundjian, Matthias Pintscher, and Dalia Stasevska.
Highlights of the current season include his debut with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin (Alpesh Chauhan) at the Berliner Philharmonie, returns to the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal (Laurence Equilbey) and the National Arts Centre Orchestra Ottawa (Yan Pascal Tortelier), as well as appearances with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra (Christian Arming), the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (Daniel Raiskin), among others.
In addition to his soloistic activities, Cheng is an avid chamber musician and has performed with noted musicians such as Angela Hewitt, Christian Tetzlaff, Lars Vogt, and Antje Weithaas.
As member of the Cheng² Duo, CelloFellos, and as chamber musician, Bryan performs extensively across the globe. He appeared at venues and festivals such as the Main Hall of the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Munich’s Gasteig, Berliner Philharmonie’s Kammermusiksaal, Orford Musique, Brussels’ Flagey, Halifax’s Cecilia Concert Series, the Verbier Festival, the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Dresdner Musikfestspiele and the Heidelberger Frühling.
An accomplished recording artist, his acclaimed recordings include the albums Russian Legends, Violonchelo del fuego and Violoncelle français. Bryan Cheng plays the “Dubois” Antonio Stradivarius cello, Cremona, 1699 graciously provided to him by Canimex Inc. from Drummondville (Québec).
He lives in Berlin and is a recipient of the Deutschlandstipendium. He has been supported by the Sylva Gelber Music Foundation with generous multiyear scholarships. For more information, please visit www.bryancheng.com.