Ke Ma

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About This Project

Ke Ma


25 y.o.


Award & Scholarships

  • 2018: YCAT Finalist in London
  • 2016: 1st Prize in Maisons-Laffitte Piano Competition in France; 5th Prize in the finals of Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition
  • 2015: Prince’s Award, Worshipful Musicians’ Company
  • 2014: 1st Prize in Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition, China; Colonel Howes Prize, ESO Young Soloist Competition; Maisie Lewis Young Artist Fund, The Musicians’ Company
  • 2013: Harriet Cohen Bach Prize, The Musicians’ Company
  • 2012, 2014: Harold Craxton Prize for chamber music, Royal Academy of Music
  • 2012: 3rd Prize in Ettlingen International Piano Competition, Germany


Training & Education

  • 2015-2017: Master of Arts (DipRAM) and Alumni Development Award at Royal Academy of Music with Prof. Christopher Elton
  • 2011-2015: Bachelor of Music (Distinction) at Royal Academy of Music, with Prof. Christopher Elton
  • 2011-2017: Masterclass with Pascal Devoyon, Angela Hewitt, Yevgeny Sudbin, Peter Frankl, Arie Vardi, Imogen Cooper and Robert Levin
  • 2006-2011: Studied at the Middle School affiliated to Xinghai Conservatory of Music, Guangzhou, China, with Prof. Galina Popova


Concert Experience Highlights

  • 2019: Solo Concerto Performance with Suffolk Symphony Orchestra, U.K.
  • 2018: Solo evening recital at West Wight Arts Association; Concerto performance with Datong Symphony Orchestra, China; Solo Recital in Salle Molière, Lyon, France;
  • 2017: Concerto performance with Miskolc Symphony Orchestra, Budapest; Solo recital in Bard Music Festival, Bard University, New York; Debut solo recital in Wigmore Hall, London; Concerto performance with Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, China; Solo recital in Saintonge Festival, France
  • 2016: Recital in Kings Place, Hall Two, supported by Women of World; Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.2 with Royal Philharmonic Concerto Orchestra, Hastings
  • 2015: Beethoven Piano Concerto No.3 with Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, China; Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3 with the Orchestra of Sichuan Academy, China; Mozart Piano Concerto K.459 with St. John’s Chamber Orchestra, Maidenhead; Shared evening recital at the Purcell Room, Southbank Centre, London
  • 2014: Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue with Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra; Lunchtime recital in Regent Hall, London; Early Evening recital in Wigmore Hall, London.


Envisaged programme


First round

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1

G. Ligeti: Études, Book II, No. 13 (lL’escalier du diable)


Second round

J. Brahms, 8 Klavierstücke, Op. 76

M. Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit



W.A. Mozart, Piano Sonata No. 9 in D major, K. 311 / 284c

F. Chopin: Préludes, Op.28



P.I. Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor, Op. 23