Ting Yun (Ruiting Ting Yun, 贠瑞庭, ཡེཤེས, born 18 Jan 1995, Lanzhou, China), the Chinese-Australian pianist began his training from the age of five at the Conservatory of Northwest University for Nationalities, and later became the Second Prize holder of the National Competition of China Conservatory in 2009.
Yun’s current and past pedagogues include Professor Ian Jones of Royal College of Music, Lucinda Collins, Professor Stefan Ammer, and Dr.Konstantin Shamray of Elder Conservatorium. Yun was accepted into Elder Conservatorium’s Advanced Performance Program from the age of 14 and graduated with the highest number (one decade) of consecutive year awards in the history of Elder Conservatorium including the Fredrick E. Baxendale, William Silver, Patrick Cecil Greenland, and the Daisy Burmeister Salotti Awards.
Yun commenced his solo recital career in 2015, till now, he has given up to thirty featured concerts in cities including London, Lanzhou, and Adelaide. His concerto series consist of repertoires by Mozart, Liszt, Grieg, Saint-Saëns, Mendelssohn, and Tchaikovsky has been widely recognised through his professional engagements with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Elder Conservatorium and the Adelaide Youth Orchestra. With the endorsement of Professor Jones of RCM, Ting Yun is the current artistic director of the Twilight Classics International Music Festival and Compris & Affiliated Partners with chamber music works performed with artists from the U.K and other Australian artists.
Yun is recognised by the Australian HDR field as the first concert pianist in the world to research the combined application of the Matthay English/French Fusion and Leschetitzky Russian School performance traditions in live concerts. His current MPhil at the Elder Conservatorium on this unique pianistic tradition produed to his debut recording of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. His upcoming 2020 recordings also feature his recent performance of Chopin’s Op.10 and Op.25 and Bach’s Goldberg Variations.