Steinway Artist Poom Prommachart from Thailand and a Distinguished Piano Faculty, University College of Fairview, Malaysia.
Being such a passionate pianist and pedagogue, Mr. Prommachart has recently been appointed an Artistic Director of the 5th and the 6th Steinway Youth Piano Competition 2020-2022 in Thailand.
Mr. Prommachart has completed his bachelor of Music degree, Master of Music degree and Artist Diploma at the Royal College of Music, London (RCM) in 2014 on full scholarship, sponsored by H.R.H Princess Galyani Vadhana of Thailand and the RCM. During his time in London, he won the most prestigious Tagore Gold Medal which was presented by His Royal Highness the prince of Wales upon graduation.
Dr. Prommachart holds a Doctor of Music from the University of Montreal and appears on the “Rector’s List of Honour for the Most Exceptional Graduates”.
Mr. Prommachart’s performances are highly considered for their lyrical intensity and virtuosity. He has already developed an international reputation of carrying rare expressive depth, and has been acclaimed by critics who praised him as “a young Ashkenazy” from Seen and Heard UK Concert Review after his performance of Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor with London Musician Symphony Orchestra in 2010. Moreover, The Straits Times, Singapore, applauded his performance that “Still in his late twenties, Poom Prommachart is Thailand’s most accomplished and decorated pianist.”
Mr. Prommachart international performing career has started when he won the First Prize in the Fifth Isidor Bajic International Piano Competition, Serbia in 2010. In addition, he made a victory in his homeland by winning the First Prize in Thailand International Piano Competition in 2011, followed by continued success of winning the First Prize in Sussex International Piano Competition in 2013. The distinguished orchestras he has recently worked with include Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra, London Musician Symphony Orchestra, Timisoara Philharmonic Orchestra of Romania, Eailing Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Serbia, Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra. His recent major concert engagements included piano recitals at Rachmaninoff Hall in Moscow, Belgrade Kolarac Hall in Serbia, Seoul Arts Center in Seoul and Busan, South Korea, Esplanade Hall in Singapore, South Bank and Royal Albert Hall in the U.K., Music Festival Perugia in Italy and Suntory Hall in Japan.
Mr. Prommachart has won first grand prize at 2020 Orford Music Award, Canada.
“Poom ‘s artistry and musical personality have the rare power to put a magical spell on audiences . He contributes an important artistic value to the “rising dragon” Thailand.”
Dang Thai Son