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Hsing-Han TSAI


  • date of birth: 12th of November 1991
  • studies at the CNSM Paris (prof. Raphael Pidoux ) and is part of the Academy of the Paris Opera since September 2017
  • joined festivals such as the Pacific Music Festival, Saito Kinen, Tanglewood, Cello Biennale in Amsterdam, Super Cello in Beijing and performed in the the Asian Youth Orchestra and the Chamber Music Academy of Seiji Ozawa in Japan and Suisse
  • participated in masterclasses given by Gary Hoffman, Martti Rousi, Christine Walevska, Raphael Wallfisch, Win-Sinh Yang and Suren Bagratuni
  • is playing on a Poggi Ansaldo 1931 Bologna cello loaned by the Chimei Culture Foundation


Prizes:First Prize of the Taiwan National Music Competition in 2010



First Round

PiattiCaprice no. 8 op. 25

HaydnCello Concerto no. 1 in C major

Schumann Adagio and Allegro op. 70


Second Round

BrahmsSonata op. 38

Crumb Sonata for Solo Cello

Davydov At the Fountain op. 20



EnescuSonata no. 2 in C major op. 26

Shostakovich Cello Sonata in D minor op. 40



Elgar Cello Concerto in E minor op. 85