Pei-Jee Ng Cello




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Australian cellist Pei-Jee Ng was winner of the 2001 Symphony Australia
Young Performer of the Year competition and the 2008 Young Concert Artists
Trust auditions in London.

He was the soloist with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra on their first US tour
in 2009, appearing at Royce Hall, Los Angeles and Carnegie Hall, New York,
made his debut at the Konzerthaus in Berlin as part of the Classic Young Stars
International Series and gave recitals at Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room in
London. Festival appearances include the Winchfield, Newbury Spring, Corsham,
and Gower Festivals in the UK, the Sounding Jerusalem, Adelaide International
Cello Festival, Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and Steierisches Kammer-

In addition to the six major Australian symphony orchestras, he has performed
with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Malaysian Philharmonic, and the Singapore,
Oulu and Estonian National Symphony orchestras and made his debut with the
Philharmonia Orchestra at the 2011 Chichester Festivities, performing the Elgar

A committed chamber musician, Pei-Jee is cellist in the international award
winning ensemble Fournier Trio, winners of the 2013 Parkhouse Award and
2nd Prize at the 2011 Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition. His
collaboration with pianist Chiao-Ying Chang won them the Libero Lana Prize
at the 2011 Trieste International Chamber Music Competition.

Pei-Jee began cello studies with Barbara Yelland and Janis Laurs in Adelaide
before moving to the UK to study extensively with Hannah Roberts and Ralph
Kirshbaum in Manchester. He completed his studies at the Royal Academy of
Music with Jo Cole, Colin Carr and Sung-Won Yang, and received the prestigious
Queen's Award for Excellence.

In 2015 he was appointed Co-Principal Cello of the London Philharmonic Orchestra.