Nigel Thean Kuok Wui



In 2018 Nigel became the first Malaysian prizewinner at the International Karl DavidovCompetition in Latvia. Nigel began cello at age seven and is now studying for his master’sdegree with Leonid Gorokhov at the Hochschule für Musik Hanover. A keen chamber musician,Nigel plays in various ensembles and has given recitals across Europe and Asia. He has beenfeatured at the Hitzacker Sommerliche Musiktage, Mid-Somerset Festival, and Verbier Festival.
His discography includes Georg Katzer’s song cycle
…blüht nur im Gesang (Deutschlandfunk)and Saint Saëns’s “Mon coeur s’ouvre à ta voix” (NDR). Nigel plays a Jacques Pierre Thiboutcello (1838) on generous loan from the Fritz Behrens Foundation.

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