Victoria Wong, piano
Hong Kong-born Canadian pianist, Victoria Wong, first made her orchestral debut at the age of five. Since then, she has toured with orchestras including the Hong Kong Symphonia, Canadian Sinfonietta, Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, and Milllersville University Orchestra.
In 2021, she participated in the prestigious 18th International Chopin Competition in Warsaw.
After commencing her studies in Canada, Victoria studied in China with pedagogue Dan Zhao Yi. She returned to Canada for precollege at the Glenn Gould School. She graduated from the New England Conservatory with a Bachelor’s degree, and is now studying at Juilliard for her Master’s. Her teachers have included Matti Raekallio, Hung-Kuan Chen, Meng-Chieh Liu, Dan ZhaoYi, Marietta Orlov, and Aster Lai.
Highlights from Victoria’s performance career include touring China with the Hong Kong Symphonia performing the Rachmaninov Second Piano Concerto and touring Italy with the Canadian Sinfonietta. She has performed on several occasions with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra. She has appeared as guest artist at the 5th Shenzhen Piano Music Festival, Note in Citta Festival in Italy, and Westben Arts Festival in Canada. Her performances have included notable venues such as the Warsaw Philharmonic Hall, Hong Kong City Hall, Shenzhen City Hall, Koerner hall, and Jordan Hall.
Victoria is the First Prize winner of the Lancaster International Piano Competition, International Fringe Award, 8th EPTA International Piano Competition, and a top prizewinner at the 4th Canadian Chopin Competition and 9th Russian Music International Competition. She has also been prominently featured on Radio Television Hong Kong, Guangdong Radio and TV Station, Polskie Radio (Poland National radio), and Sino TV.
A multi-faceted artist, Victoria also enjoys watercolor painting, photography, and composing. In 2019, her compositions Piano Trio No. 1 “Abyss” (for piano, violin, and cello) and lieder “Winter Ride”, were premièred in New York.