The twin sister Lok Ping and Lok Ting Chau have gained a wide recognition of their finest musicality and their fascinating matches of sound. They won significant reviews from the German news:
“Duo Ping & Ting reacted precisely and harmonically together with a matching of sound in an unbelievable manner” (South German Post)
“There is no trace of showing off, instead a deep immersion in the content of the work, a charming change between rhythmic sharpening and soft sliding.” (South West Post of Germany)
Duo Ping and Ting are top prize winners of several prestigious international competitions, the Secretary for Home Affairs has awarded commendations to them for making outstanding contribution in international arts and cultural activities in 2009.
They perform extensively in many music festivals:
They regularly perform with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. Other engagements included the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra , New Zurich Orchestra, Bialystok Symphony Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra of Sichuan Conservatory of Music ,China. Besides, they worked with conductors Jun Märkl, François-Xavier Roth,world renowned musicians such as Jean-Yves Fourmeau, Dong-Suk Kong, Sebastian Krunnies, Dorian Xhoxhi and Trey Lee. In addition, they often engaged with educational and community service, including work with the Dranoff Two Piano Foundation in Miami, and the Chamber Music for Life Hong Kong, to promote classical music in schools and community centres. They are faculty in the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Hong Kong University School of Professional and Continuing Education.
Ping and Ting graduates with First Class Honour at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the “Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien” Hannover in Germany, with full support from the German DAAD Scholarship and the Hong Kong Jockey Club Scholarships. Their teachers and mentors included Eleanor Wong, Alexander Tamir, duo Aglika Genova and Liuben Dimitrov, duo Yaara Tal & Andreas Groethuysen.