Described as “stylish and articulate” in The New York Times and having “superstar qualities” by Le Libre, pianist David Fung is widely recognized for performances that are elegant and refined, yet intensely poetic and uncommonly expressive. Mr. Fung appears regularly with the world’s premier ensembles, including the Cleveland Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, National Orchestra of Belgium, National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra, New Japan Philharmonic Orchestra, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, San Diego Symphony Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and the major orchestras of Australia.
Mr. Fung’s highly acclaimed debut with the Cleveland Orchestra at the 2016 Blossom Music Festival was “everything you could wish for” (Cleveland Classical). He then performed Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini at the Beijing National Stadium for their Olympic Summer Festival. Other highlights of the season include performances at Caramoor, Tippet Rise Art Center, Bravo! Niagara Festival of the Arts, and Schloss Elmau, as well as his New York recital debut presented by Lincoln Center’s Great Performers. In 2017–18, he has solo recital debuts at the Brussels Piano Festival and the Kennedy Center, presented by Washington Performing Arts, and performances with Orpheus, Albany Symphony and Marin Symphony. He also returns to Ravinia Festival and Lincoln Center’s Great Performers.
Mr. Fung is a frequent guest artist at prestigious festivals and venues worldwide, including the Aspen Music Festival, Blossom Music Festival, Edinburgh International Festival, Hong Kong Arts Festival and Ravinia Festival. He garnered international attention as a winner in the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition in Brussels and the Arthur Rubinstein Piano International Masters Competition in Tel Aviv. Mr. Fung is the first piano graduate of the Colburn Conservatory in Los Angeles and is a Steinway Artist.