Stéphanie Huang, cello
Revelation ADAMI Classique 2021, Stéphanie Huang started playing the cello at a very young age with her mother.
In November 2008, she won the first prize at the Dexia Competition. At the age of 12, she made her debut at the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels in Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme. In July 2015, she received the Grand Prize at the Suggia International Cello Competition in Porto. In October 2021, she won the first prize at the Societa Umanitaria International Competition in Milan.
She is a laureate of SPES, Meyer, Kriegelstein, and SAFRAN Foundations, and has been selected for the 2019-2020 Jaroussky Academy, the prestigious 2019 Seiji Ozawa International Academy, and the Villecroze Music Academy with Frans Helmerson. She was awarded the Patrick Petit Excellence Scholarship in October 2020.
Stéphanie Huang regularly performs the concerto repertoire (Haydn, Dvorák, Elgar, Tchaikovsky …) with various orchestras (Kamerfilharmonie van Vlaanderen, Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto /Casa da Musica …) under the direction of conductors like M. Sanderling, C. Izcaray, V. Mardirossian … She also gives recitals and appears as a chamber musician at various national and international festivals (Festival des Midis-Minimes – Belgium, Festival Seiji Ozawa in Matsumoto – Japan, Printemps des Arts de Monte-Carlo – Monaco, Internationaal Kamermuziekfestival Schiermonnikoog Netherlands, Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel Festival …). As a passionate chamber musician, Stéphanie has collaborated with Gary Hoffman, Renaud Capuçon, Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden, Claire Désert, Boris Kusnezow, Sélim Mazari, Natalia Milstein, Sylvia Huang, Philippe Graffin, Laurent Korcia, Pierre Fouchenneret, Lise Berthaud, Miguel Da Silva, Marc Coppey, François Salque, …
She recently performed at the ADAMI Festival in Villefavard, the Festival of La Roque d’Anthéron, the Musicorum in Brussels, the Festival Jeunes Talents (Paris), the Victoria Hall in Geneva, the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels… In January 2022, she was invited by French violinist Renaud Capuçon to take part and play in the TV show « L’Essentiel chez Labro », on C8 – Canal Plus, and was interviewed by Musiq3/RTBF as one of the 7 Artists of the Belgian Music Week.
She studied at the Koninklijk Conservatorium van Brussel in the class of Jeroen Reuling and then at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris for her Master’s degree and her Artist’s Diploma in the class of Marc Coppey as well as in the class of Emmanuelle Bertrand for her Master’s degree in chamber music.
Since September 2020, she is Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo, where she studies with Gary Hoffman.
She plays on a 1742 Francesco Stradivarius cello generously lent by the Guttman Collection.
Stéphanie benefits from a scholarship granted by the Engie Foundation