Performance Year: 2014
Laureate of the 2003 Honens International Piano Competition and winner of France’s 2002 Concours International de Piano 20e siècle d’Orléans, Canadian pianist Winston Choi is an inquisitive performer whose fresh approach to standard repertory, and masterly understanding and performance of and commitment to works by living composers, make him one of today’s most dynamic young concert artists. Choi has performed in recital and with orchestra across four continents. Choi’s debut CD, the complete piano works of Elliott Carter (l’Empreinte Digitale in France), was given five stars by BBC Music Magazine. Choi is assistant professor and head of piano at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts.