“She seems unerringly to resurrect the spirit of each composer she plays.” -Lark Reviews, UK
"Her remarkable performance of Ravel’s transcription of La Valse could have been mistaken for the two-piano version!" -Sussex International Piano Competition
"The pianist has a great future and represents a musician of high technical level with an empathetic ability to adapt to the composers’ specifications" Aachener Zeitung, Germany
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Rhythmie Wong has performed numerous solo recitals in the United States, Europe and Asia. Her solo recitals recently at the Sussex International Interview Concert Series, Karlovac Piano Festival in Zagreb, Haywards Heath Music Society Concert Series and the Dueren International Piano Masterclass have been great successes. Performances have brought her to the National Concert Hall in Dublin, Carnegie Hall and Merkin Hall in New York and Jordan Hall in Boston. She has also been invited to participate in a series of broadcasted charity concerts in Cambodia. She had been featured by the Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Radio France, Radio Television Hong Kong, TVK Cambodia, Teledifusao de Macau, as well as the Hong Kong Educational Television. Orchestral appearances have included the Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Suedwestfallen Symphony Orchestra, Northampton Symphony Orchestra and Ealing Symphony Orchestra, among others. The “Ten Best Young Artistes” award was bestowed to her in Hong Kong. In 2022 December, her debut Solo CD ‘Evolving Fantasia’ was released. It was immediately featured and positively reviewed by France Musique, Radio France.
Recently, she was awarded the 2022 Steinway Förderpreis in Münster. She also gained 1st Prize, Audience Prize and Best Interpretation Award of a Croatian composition in the Karlovac International Piano Competition, 1st Prize in the Valletta International Piano Competition, and 3rd Prize in the Sussex International Piano Competition. Being the 1st Prize Winner of the New York International Artist Piano Competition, the Aloha International Piano competition and the Kawai Asia Piano Competition, she is also a laureate of the Dorothy Mackenzie Artist Recognition Award. She performed in Masterclasses by John Bayless, Peter Donohoe, Andrei Gavrilov, Pavel Gililov, Eduardus Halim, Ilya Itin, Emanuel Krasovsky, Ivan Moravec, Jon Nakamatsu, Jorge Luis Prats, Ferenc Rados, Paul Badura- Skoda, Aquilles Delle Vigne and Elisso Virsaladze.
Apart from playing the piano, Rhythmie has written music for micro- movies and enjoys exploring the different characters of musical instruments. She plays the violin and clarinet and she composes. As a teenager, she was a violinist in the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra in Hong Kong. Her “Narnia Fantasy” written for Oboe, Violin, Horn, Cello and Piano was premiered in 2011 while a piano solo piece, <The End is Not the End>, inspired by writer Mitch Albom, was premiered in April 2014, as a tribute to the victims in Boston Marathon 2014.
Due to Rhythmie’s outstanding achievements, she was also awarded several scholarships such as the Tom Lee Music Scholarship, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Staff Prize, Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarship, Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowship for Overseas Studies, New England Conservatory Scholarship, NEC Merit Award, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund and the Clavarte Foundation Scholarship.
Rhythmie started piano lessons at the age of three and was soon admitted to the Junior Program of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, where she received her Bachelor of Music Degree under the tutelage of Professor Eleanor Wong. With the guidance of Professor Victor Rosenbaum, she completed her Master of Music degree at the New England Conservatory. Rhythmie also excels in academic work that she was on the Dean’s list during her studies in Boston. She has graduated with the highest mark from the Concert Exam degree in the Cologne University of Music and Dance with Professor Claudio Martinez- Mehner, and from a Master of Music degree on Fortepiano with Professor Gerald Hambitzer. She also studied with Professor Heribert Koch in Münster Music University.
"她所演奏拉威爾的《La Valse》非常出色，還可能會被誤以為是雙鋼琴的版本！" - Sussex International Piano Competition
在香港土生土長的王晞韻曾在美國、歐洲和亞洲舉辦過多個個人獨奏會。她最近在蘇塞克斯國際訪談系列音樂會、薩格勒布卡羅瓦茨鋼琴節、海沃茲希斯音樂會系列和杜倫國際鋼琴大師班的獨奏會都獲得極高評價。她曾在都柏林的國家音樂廳、紐約的卡內基音樂廳和梅金音樂廳以及波士頓的喬丹音樂廳演出。她還被邀請參加了在柬埔寨舉行的一系列廣播慈善音樂會。她曾於Deutschlandfunk Kultur、香港電台、柬埔寨TVK、澳門Teledifusao以及香港教育電視台作訪問及演出。作為獨奏者，她曾合作的多個樂團包括了沃辛交響樂團、蘇德西弗倫交響樂團、北安普頓交響樂團和伊靈交響樂團。在香港，她被授予 "十大青少年藝術家 "獎。2022年12月，她發佈了首張個人專輯《Evolving Fantasia》。專輯也隨即被法國著名古典音樂電台Radio France頻道France Musique播放而且高度點評了。
最近，她在明斯特獲得了2022年施坦威音樂獎。她還在卡羅瓦茨國際鋼琴比賽中獲得總冠軍以及克羅地亞作品最佳演繹和觀眾獎，她也在瓦萊塔國際鋼琴比賽中獲得冠軍，並在蘇塞克斯國際鋼琴比賽中獲得季軍。她也是紐約國際藝術家鋼琴比賽、阿羅哈國際鋼琴比賽和卡瓦伊亞洲鋼琴比賽的冠軍得主，也是都羅西-麥肯齊藝術家表彰獎的獲得者。她曾在John Bayless, Peter Donohoe, Andrei Gavrilov, Pavel Gililov, Eduardus Halim, Ilya Itin, Emanuel Krasovsky, Ivan Moravec, Jon Nakamatsu, Jorge Luis Prats, Ferenc Rados, Paul Badura- Skoda, Aquilles Delle Vigne 和 Elisso Virsaladze的大師班上演出。
除了彈奏鋼琴外，王晞韻還為微電影寫音樂，並喜歡探索樂器的不同特性。她會演奏小提琴和單簧管，並且會作曲。少年時，她曾是Metropolitan Orchestra的小提琴手。她為雙簧管、小提琴、圓號、大提琴和鋼琴所創作的《納尼亞幻想曲》於2011年首演，而受作家米奇-阿爾博姆所啟發的鋼琴獨奏曲《The End is the not the End》則於2014年4月首演，紀念2014年波士頓馬拉松比賽中遇難者。
王晞韻在三歲時開始學習鋼琴，於五歲被香港演藝學院的初級課程錄取。她首先師承潘德老師，其後在黃懿倫教授的指導下獲得音樂學士學位。在Victor Rosenbaum教授的指導下，她在新英格蘭音樂學院完成了她的音樂碩士學位。她的學術成績也很出色，在波士頓學習期間，多次在Dean´s List上。她以最高榮譽畢業於德國科隆音樂及舞蹈大學的演奏家Concert Exam學位，師承 Claudio Martinez- Mehner。而在Gerald Hambitzer教授的教導下，同時獲得古鋼琴音樂碩士學位。她也曾在德國明斯特音樂大學跟隨Heribert Koch教授學習。