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James Cheung studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music and Moscow Conservatoire. He has performed in recital with renowned singers such as Christian Gerhaher, Ian Bostridge, Gerald Finley, Joan Rogers, Elizabeth Watts, Marcus Farnsworth, Ruby Hughes, and Benjamin Appl at various prestigious venues, including the Wigmore Hall, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Düsseldorf Tonhalle, Oxford Lieder Festival, The Banff Centre and the Royal Opera House.

James was recently awarded The Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik ("German Record Critics' Award")for his playing on Christian Gerhaher's recording of the complete songs of Schumann, released by Sony. He has partnered with pianist Gerold Huber in piano duets and regularly performs with violinist Agata Daraskaite.

Apart from his performance career, James is also a teacher at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he is a vocal coach and teacher of Lieder. James has taught at the Hochschule for Music and theatre in Munich and is a regular guest at Christian Gerhaher's Lied festival at Schloss Elmau.

In recognition of his achievements, James was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music. He has also performed live on BBC TV and radio and has been featured as a new face in the Telegraph. 

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