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Pei Sian
Pei Sian
Yo Yo Ma and Pei Sian
Pei Sian
Pei Sian

Pei  Sian


Pei Sian

- Cellist - 

"...a League of his own"


Pei Sian, also known as Pei Sian Ng, was Commonwealth Musician of the Year in 2007, winner of the Gold Medal and First Prize at the 55th Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition held in London. He has performed concertos with major Australian symphony orchestras, Singapore Symphony, Malaysian Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Estonian National Symphony, Oulu Symphony, Evergreen Symphony, Sinfonia ViVA, City of Southampton Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic and the Orchestra of Music Makers and performed around the world in venues including Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Purcell Room, Konzerthaus (Berlin), Lincoln Centre and Carnegie Hall.

Born in Sydney in 1984, he began studies in Adelaide with Barbara Yelland and later with Janis Laurs at the Elder Conservatorium of Music before winning the prestigious Elder Overseas Scholarship to study at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Pei Sian completed his studies under Professor Ralph Kirshbaum during which he was awarded the RNCM Gold Medal, the highest prize given by the college.


Pei Sian has had appearances in important music festivals including the Brighton, Edinburgh, Manchester International Cello Festival, Kronberg Academy, Mecklenburg-Vorpormmern Festival and Adelaide International Cello Festival. Pei Sian performed Tan Dun's Crouching Tiger Cello Concerto with The Festival Orchestra and the composer and also performed with Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble, Cho Liang Lin and Renaud Capuçon.


Other highlights include performance of Kalevi Aho’s Double Cello Concerto with his twin brother Pei-Jee Ng and the SSO and also the Asian premiere of John Tavener’s Flood of Beauty with the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra under Jason Lai as part of Tapestry, A Sacred Music Festival. Recently, Pei Sian played alongside Yo-Yo Ma and the SSO performing the fresh and exciting double cello concerto Violoncelles Vibrez! by Giovanni Sollima.


Pei Sian is currently Principal Cellist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and a faculty member at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore. He performs on a 1764 Giovanni Antonio Marchi cello, Bologna.


Xiamen International Conference Concert Hall

May 17, 2018


Peisian plays Rococo Variations with the Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra

    Italian Capriccio

    Rococo Variations for Cello

    Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64


Ng Pei-Sian, cello

Zhang Zhenshan, conductor

Xiamen Philharmonic Orchestra

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

March 31, 2018


Russian-British violinist Alina Ibragimova joins SSO musicians in an all-Russian programme across three Russian greats in their characteristic musical modes. The sweet yearnings of Tchaikovsky’s lyricism give way to the impish energy of Prokofiev and finally to the dark astringency and twilit enigma of Shostakovich’s Third String Quartet, which he considered one of his best.

    Adagio molto in E-flat major for String Quartet and Harp

    Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Double Bass in G minor, Op. 39

    String Quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73


Alina Ibragimova, violin

Ye Lin, violin

Gu Bing Jie, viola

Zhang Manchin, viola

Ng Pei-Sian, cello

Guennadi Mouzyka, double bass

Pan Yun, oboe

Li Xin, clarinet

Gulnara Mashurova, harp

Adelaide Elder Hall, Australia

March 24, 2018


Elder Hall, Adelaide 


Cello Concerto in B minor

Keith Crellin OAM, Conductor

Adelaide Youth Orchestra

Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore

November 09, 2017


Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello & Piano in C major, Op. 56


Andrew Litton, Conductor / Piano

Igor Yuzefovich, Violin

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

October 21, 2017



Ensemble of the 10 cellists of Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Featuring Soprano Jeong Ae Ree

Great Hall, Dartington

August 24, 2017


Dartington Summer School and Festival


Cello Concerto in E minor Op. 85


Lee Reynolds, Conductor

Dartington Festival Orchestra

Dartington Summer School and Festival

August 19, 2017


Great Hall, Dartington 



Piano Trio in D major Op. 70 no. 1


Phantasie Trio in C minor


Trio in F minor Op. 65 no. 3

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