Poom Prommachart. A Thai pianist was born in Bangkok.
At age of 15, Poom was the youngest student ever to enter first year of his Undergraduate studies at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts with Mrs. Rena Phua. After a year, he won a full scholarship to study under a Russian pianist, Dina Parakhina at the Royal College of Music, London. He earned his Bachelor of Music with Distinctions and the best Graduation Recital Prize as well as the Hopkinson Gold Medal.
He continued to study at the Royal College of Music for his Master of Performance and the international Artist Diploma. From all his excellent performances and contributions throughout his time at the College, HRH
the Prince of Wales was presented the most prestigious Tagore Gold Medal to him at The Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall.
Later on, he was the first Thai pianist ever to enter Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory for Postgraduate Diploma under the world’s renowned pianists Eliso Virsaladze, Vladimir Tropp and he was selected by world renowned concert pianist and a winner of Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, Stanislav Ioudenitch to work and prepare for his major engagements throughout the world at the International Centre for Music, Park University, Kansas, USA.
After he arrived in London in 2007, he won many international competition, including the second prize and the best performance of Liszt Award at the International Chopin Piano Competition in Budapest, first prize at Eastbourne Symphony Orchestra Soloist Competition which he performed Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 and Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1, first prize and audiences prize at Sheepdrove Intercollegiate Piano Competition, nominated the Royal College of Music’s rising stars at the Cadogan Hall, 2nd prize at Schumann Joan Chisell Piano Competition, first prize at Thailand International Piano Competition, Salaya, Thailand.
He was the youngest participants of the Isidro Bajic International Piano Competition, Serbia which he won first prize, prize for the best chamber music performance, audiences award as well as the Laureate award after his performance of Brahms First Piano Concerto in the final and in 2013, he won 1st Prize at Sussex International Piano Competition. Since then, he regularly makes guest appearances at international festivals as a recitalist and soloist with orchestras – including Worthing Symphony Orchestra, Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra, Vojvodina Symphony Orchestra, Romania Philharmonic Orchestra, Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra, London Musicians Symphony Orchestra, Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra and he has giving countless recitals in major concert halls such as Assembly Hall, Cadogan Hall, Royal Albert Hall, South Bank, the Prince Mahidol Hall, Hong Kong Culture Centre, Suntory Hall, Korea Arts Centre, Belgrade Kolarac Hall, the National theatre of Serbia and his recent performance of Chopin 12 Etudes Op. 25 and Liszt Sonata in B minor at 2017 Phanom Penh International Piano Festival received a standing ovation.
Poom recently released his first Debut CD with Champs Hill Records in the U.K. featuring Medtner, Liszt and Rachmaninoff which received great reviews in Europe, Asia as well as America.
He is the Artist in resident of Concorno Kulturmanagement, Berlin, Germany.
“a pianist that has an unerring ability to draw in the listener with performances not just of mere virtuosity but with clarity of phrasing and an exquisite touch."
The Classical Reviewer