Chopin competition 2014

The Second Australian International Chopin Piano Competition will be held at the ANU School of Music from 15-21 September 2014. There will be 3 rounds:

  • Round 1 and 2 (preliminary stage) 16-17 September 2014 (two stages of 20 minutes each)
  • Round 3 (semi-final) on 19 September 2014 (6 competitors will be chosen to perform a 40-50 minute recital)
  • Round 4 (final) 21 September 2014 (3 competitors will be chosen to perform)
Artistic Director Maciej Pawela and the ANU School of Music are very pleased to announce the 15 international competitors selected for the competition from a pool of extremely impressive entrants.
 
For updates on the competition heat results and latest news, click here.
 
 

Partners

  • ANU School of Music
  • Embassy of the Republic of Poland
  • Friends of Chopin Australia

Sponsors & Donors

  • Pratt Foundation
  • Yamaha Australia
  • Christine Goode
  • Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT
  • Friends of the School of Music
  • Theme & Variations Piano Services

Prizes

  • First Prize - $25,000 Donated by the Pratt Foundation, Melbourne
  • Second Prize - $10,000 Donated by Friends of Chopin Australia, Canberra
  • Third Prize - $5,000 Donated by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland, Canberra
  • People's Choice prize - $1,500 Donated by the Council of Polish Organisations in the ACT

For further requests and media enquiries, please contact music@anu.edu.au.


              

ELINA AKSELRUD

Born in Ukraine, Elina Akselrud made her first appearance with an orchestra at the age of eight, studying at Kiev Special Music School with Prof. Irina Lipatova and Irina Barinova. Elina is a prize winner in international piano competitions, such as “Konzerteum” (Greece), In Memory of Vladimir Horowitz (Ukraine), Chopin Competition for Youth (Poland), “III Citta di Ostra” (Italy), “5 Towns” (NY, USA). She has performed in Ukraine, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and the U.S. She has played concertos with several orchestras, including the Ukrainian National Orchestra, Ithaca College Symphony, and the Kaufman Center Orchestra. In 2009 she performed the two Piano Concertos of Chopin with a string quintet at Mannes Concert Hall. In 2010 she took part in the “Chopin 200” Marathon at the World Financial Center in New York City. She is the winner of the “Chopin on Thousand Islands” International Piano Competition in Cape Vincent, NY (1st Prize, 2010) and The III Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT (1st Prize, 2012).

In 2012 Elina received her Bachelor of Music Degree with honors from Mannes College, The New School for Music, where she was a student of Prof. Irina Morozova. In 2014 she obtained a Master of Music Degree with honors under the tutelage of Prof. Alexander Korsantia at New England Conservatory in Boston, where she won the NEC Concerto Competition and appeared with NEC Symphony in Jordan Hall in November 2013. In June of 2014 Elina received the 2nd Prize at I Midwest International Piano Competition in Cedar Falls, IA, U.S.A.

Elina's Repertoire

Round 1

Chopin, Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude pour les huit doigts
Chopin, Étude in A minor, Op.10 No.2
Chopin, Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op.54

Round 2

Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.13
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.33 Nos 1, 3 and 4
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op.34 No.1
Chopin, Nocturne in B major, Op.62 No.1

Semi-Final

Vine, Sonata No.3, Mvt. III. Variations
Chopin, Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante in E flat major, Op.22
Chopin, Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58

Final
Chopin, Piano concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11


 

KEVIN CHOW

Born in Perth, Kevin Chow started piano lessons at age 5. In 2007, he won the Bernstein National Piano Competition, completed his ABRSM Diploma and featured with the Fremantle Orchestra as piano soloist in several performances of Grainger’s The Warriors. Awards include the 3MBS Young Performer of the Year Award, Hephzibah Menuhin Award, Nehama Patkin Memorial Award, VMTA Kault Prize, LMusA Diploma with Distinction and South Eastern Arts Festival Chopin and Concerto Prizes. Kevin has given recitals in the USA, New Zealand, Indonesia, China and throughout Australia.

Kevin was selected to participate in the 18th Hilton Head International Piano Competition and was a recent semi-finalist in the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition. In 2013 Kevin made his concerto debut performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor with the Zelman Symphony Orchestra, a performance he later reprised with the Preston Symphony Orchestra. Kevin was invited to perform for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwell during their most recent Australian tour. He is currently a Bachelor of Music student at the University of Melbourne, studying piano with Glenn Riddle.

Kevin's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op.51
Debussy, Étude pour les octaves
Chopin, Étude in C major, Op.10 No.1
Chopin, Scherzo No. 3 in C sharp minor, Op.39

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurkas, Op.50 No. 13 and 16
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.50 No. 1 and 2
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op. 34 No. 1
Chopin, Nocturne in B major, Op. 62 No. 1

Semi-Final
Vine, Sonata No.1, Mvt. II
Chopin, Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Op.61
Chopin, Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op.11


 

MONICA HAN

Korean-Canadian Pianist, Monica Han has been consistently recognized as a soloist in performances, festivals and competitions across the globe. She is a grand-prix winner of the British Columbia Provincial Competition and a Silver Medallist at the Canadian National Music Competition. While studying in New York City, she was awarded Honourable Mention at the International Union City Philharmonic Competition in New Jersey, and Bradshaw and Buono International Competition in New York.

Most recently, Monica won the audience’s favourite award and the first prize in the concerto competition with the Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra. As a result, she is invited to play with them again in October. She has also made appearances with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the Pilgrim Orchestra.

Monica has participated in many notable music festivals and has given performances in China, France, and Italy. She received mentorship from renowned pianists such as John Perry, Richard Goode, Vladimir Feltsman, Ruth Slenczynska, and Jon Kimura Parker.

In the fall of 2013, Monica was accepted into the Master’s program with a full scholarship at UBC. There, she is studying with Dr. Sara Davis Buechner. Monica holds a Bacherlor's Degree from Mannes College in New York City where she graduated with Honours, and two awards.

Aside from performing, Monica also enjoys teaching, volunteering, and accompanying. Currently, she is a teaching assistant of undergraduate musicianship courses at UBC, as well as a returning pianist at local senior homes and hospitals.

Monica's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No. 3 in G flat major, Op.51
Chopin, Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op.54
Debussy, Étude pour les accords
Chopin, Étude in A flat major, Op.10 No.10

Round 2
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.59 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.62 No.1
Chopin, Nocturne in B major, Op.62 No.1
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op.42

Semi-Final
Chopin, Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op.58
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva
Chopin, Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante in E flat major, Op.22

Final
Chopin, Piano concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11


 

SHIH-WEI HUANG

Born in Taipei, Pianist Shih-Wei Huang completed her Bachelor of Music degree at the Curtis Institute and Master of Music degree at Yale University. Has studied with Claude Frank, Rolf-Peter Wille, Matti Raekallio, Daming Zhu and Hung-Kuan Chen. She was on the Jury for the 2nd Goerge Cup competition 2013. Laureate of piano competitions and artist awards in the United States, Italy and Taiwan.

She has won the 52nd Sorantin International Competition for Piano 2011, and The Dorothy MacKenzie Artist Recognition Award in NY, the CHIMEI Artist Award, Young Star Series artist in Taiwan, second prize in the International Chopin Competition in Taipei, third prize in the International Schmidbauer Competition, first prize in the International Mauro Paulo Monopoli Piano Competition. Performs as a soloist and as chamber musician in the United States, Italy and Taiwan, including concertos with the National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra and members of the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Shih-Wei's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op.66
Chopin, Étude, Op.10 No.4
Debussy, Étude pour les octaves
Chopin, Scherzo No.4 in E major, Op.54

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Opus 50 No.6
Chopin, Mazurkas, Opus 59 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op. 34 No.1
Chopin, Nocturne in C minor, Op.48 No.1

Semi-Final
Vine, Sonata No.1, Mvt. I.
Chopin, Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Billiante in E flat major, Op.22
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11


 

DARIA KAMENEVA

Daria Kameneva was born in Moscow, Russia, where from her fifth age on she followed first piano lessons in the music school and started her first public performances. While still a student, she won several youth competitions and was consequently accepted to study at the Moscow Music College with Honored Teacher of Russia, Professor Natalia Suslova. In 2006 she joined the class of Honored Artist of Russia, Professor Stanislav Igolinsky at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory. Gradually she began to play concerts in Moscow and Russia; she appears today regularly in solo and chamber performances.

In 2008 she won 2nd prize and Chamber Music Prize at the IV International Piano Competition in Almaty (Kazakhstan). In 2011 Daria Kameneva won the 1st prize and Audience Prize at the European Piano Competition in France, which led eventually to the production of CD, released by german record company “Acousence” in 2012.

Daria’s repertoire includes works ranging from Bach until music of the 21st century, including solo works as well as a great range of chamber music and concertos with orchestra. Daria Kameneva constantly has recitals in the important halls of Moscow like the Bolshoi, Rachmaninoff and Maliy Halls of Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Moscow International Performing Arts Center and other cities and countries: so far she performed solo and chamber music programs in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Republic of Belarus, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine.

Daria's Repertoire

First Round
Chopin, Impromptu No.1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude pour les degrés chromatiques
Chopin, Étude in F major, Op.10 No.8
Chopin, Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor Op.39

Second Round
Chopin, Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op.48 No.2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.1
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.24 No.1, No.2 and No. 3
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op.42

Semifinal Round
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva
Chopin, Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op.44
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58

Final Round
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21


 

LUCAS KRUPINSKI

Lucas Krupinski was born in 1992 in Warsaw. He started playing the piano at the age of 5. Currently is studying at the Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw under the direction of prof. Alicja Paleta-Bugaj and dr Konrad Skolarski.


He has won many prestigious awards at national and international piano competitions, including: the Stanislaw Moniuszko International Competition of Slavic Music in Minsk, Belarus in 2011 (First Prize and a Special Award), the 44. Polish National F. Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw in 2012 (Third Prize) and the II Chopin Siberian International Piano Competition in Tomsk in 2013 (Grand Prix and two Special Awards).
 In 2014 he received a scholarship at the YAMAHA Music Foundation of Europe competition.

In 2013 he was granted the "Pro Polonia" Foundation Award and the Minister of Culture and National Heritage Prize for remarkable artistic achievements.

Lucas Krupinski participated in many international piano master classes, among others: with Andrzej Jasinski, Wojciech Switala, Alexey Orlowiecki, Anna Malikova, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydron, David Dolan, Alexey Sokolov, Michail Voskriesienski, Choong Mo-Kang and Arie Vardi. He has given numerous concerts in Poland, Belarus, Belgium, Norway, Germany, Spain, Russia and China.

Lukas' Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Debussy, Étude pour les quartes
Chopin, Étude in A minor, Op.25 No. 11
Chopin, Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op. 39

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.2
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.59 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Chopin, Waltz in E flat major, Op.18
Chopin, Nocturne in E major, Op.62 No.2

Semi-Final
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva 
Chopin, Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Op.61
Chopin, Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21


 

KOTARO NAGANO

Born in Tokyo in 1988, Kotaro Nagano graduated from Tokyo Metropolitan Senior High School of Music in 2007, and was a semi-finalist in the 2008 Montreal International Musical Competition. He went on to win both First Prize and Special Prize in the 12th Taipei International Chopin Piano Competition for the best performance

of Taiwanese composition in 2008, and performed a concert tour of Taiwan, including solo recitals of Chopin’s works in Taipei, and Chopin's 1st concerto with Kaohsiung City Symphony Orchestra in Kaohsiung (2009).

He has also won first prize in the Tokyo Piano Competition and a Diploma in The 16th Chopin International Piano Competition (Warsaw-Poland) in 2010, and won second prize and Special prize for the best performance of Chopin's Nocturne in The II International Piano Competition Halina Czerny-Stefanska in memoriam (Poznan-Poland) in 2011.

In 2012 he gave the first performance of the Piano Concerto by Makiko Kinoshita, with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra.

Kotaro has performed numerous solo recitals in cities around the world, including Montreal, Tokyo, Aix en Provence and Krakow. He is currently studying under Prof. Dang Thai Son (Montreal) and Prof. Claudio Soares (Osaka).

Kotaro's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No.1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude pour les degrés chromatiques
Chopin, Étude in A flat major, Op.10 No.10
Chopin, Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.2
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.59 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op.34 No.1
Chopin, Nocturne in D flat major, Op.27 No.2

Semi-Final
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva
Chopin, Polonaise-Fantaisie in A flat major, Op.61
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Op.11


 

PIOTR NOWAK

Piotr Nowak was born in 1993, and at the age of six he started to play the piano.

He is currently a student at the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in the class of prof. Katarzyna  Popowa-Zydroń. He is one of the best young pianists in Poland : second prize in V International Chopin Piano Competition in Hartford (Connecticut, USA)(2014), first prize in the XVII International Piano Festival in Nałęczów (2013),  second prize in the 44th National Chopin Competition organized by the National Fryderyk Chopin Institute (Warsaw, 2012), first prize in the VIII International Competition "Chopin Golden Ring" (Radovljica, Slovenia, 2012), third prize at the International Competition for Young Pianists "Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam" (Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2011), the Grand Prix in the VII National Piano Festival "Chopin Interpretations of Young Pianists" (Konin, Żychlin, 2010), second prize in the National Auditions Classes Piano Music School (Warsaw, 2010).

He has participated in many piano courses cooperating with such professors as Arie Vardi, Choong-Mo Kang, Mikhail Voskresensky, Andrea Bonatta, Jan Gottlieb Jiracek von Arnim, John Perry, Anton Kuerti, LeeKum-Sing, David Moroz, Zhang Jin, Andrzej Jasiński, Jerzy Sulikowski, Jarosław Drzewiecki, Zbigniew Faryniarz, Andrzej Artykiewicz, Zbigniew Raubo, Piotr Kępiński.

He has performed in USA, Japan, Canada, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Slovenia and played recitals during official visits of such presidents as  François Hollande(France),  Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorja(Mongolia), Miloš Zeman(Czech Republic), Serż Sarkisjan(Armenia), Karolos Papoulias (Greece Republic).   He worked with the orchestras of Polish Radio, and polish Philharmonics.

He is a scholarship holder of the "Young Poland", was featured in the "My talent for Poland” and award-winning for the Arts by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage.

Piotr's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Fantaisie-Impromptu in C sharp minor, Op. 66
Debussy, Étude pour les sonorités opposées
Chopin, Étude in A minor, Op.25 No.11
Chopin, Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurkas, Op.50 No.2 and No.4
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.17 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Chopin, Waltz in E flat major, Op.18
Chopin, Nocturne in D flat major, Op.27 No.2

Semi-Final
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva
Chopin, Polonaise in A flat major, Op.53
Chopin, Sonata No.2 in B flat minor, Op.35

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11


 

KONRAD OLSZEWSKI

Konrad Olszewski holds a BMus (Piano Performance) from The University of Melbourne where he recently completed his Masters of Music (Piano Performance) under the guidance of Glenn Riddle. In 2013, Konrad embarked on a study venture in Europe that presented him the opportunity of working with eminent piano professors including Piotr Paleczny from The Chopin Academy, Warsaw and Leslie Howard from London. He was selected to participate in the 2013 London Masterclass Series directed by Norma Fisher (Royal College of Music) and also attended the 13th Sommerkurs Klavier at the Musikschule, Fellbach given by German pianist and teacher, Klaus Hellwig (Berlin).

Konrad has won first prize in the Ewa Malewicz Musical Scholarship (Sydney 2006), the Dorothy Glover Memorial Award (2006), the Herbert Davis Award (2006), the Chris Krans Instrumental Award (2006) and the Hephzibah Menuhin Memorial Award (2010). He has received many awards from the University of Melbourne MCM, including the J.S Bach Prize, the Lady Turner Exhibition Prize and the Searle Piano Faculty Merit Scholarship. He has performed many times as a soloist with the Zelman Symphony Orchestra and also gave a recital in Chopin’s birthplace in Zelazowa Wola, Poland in 2005.

More recently, Konrad has participated in the Sydney International Piano Competition and, soon after, was awarded the prestigious John Allison Sydney Eisteddfod Scholarship (2012) performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Sonata No. 2. As an Associate Artist, he has received the Barry Bowen Accompanist award (2011), and has twice been awarded prizes as Best Accompanist in the National Liederfest (2011 and 2012). Konrad enjoys a busy schedule as a concert pianist, composer and collaborative pianist playing repertoire from a variety of genres including jazz.

Konrad's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No.1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude les arpèges composés
Chopin, Étude in D flat major, Op.25 No.8
Chopin, Scherzo No.1 in B minor, Op.20

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.5
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.30 No.3 and No.4
Chopin, Waltz in E flat major, Op.18
Chopin, Nocturne in B major, Op.62 No.1

Semi-Final
Vine, Sonata No.1, Mvt. I.
Chopin, Polonaise in A flat major, Op.53
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor Op 58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No 1 in E minor, Op. 11


 

ALBERTINA EUNJA SONG

The pianist Albertina Eunju Song was born in Seoul (South Korea) and began at the age of 5 years to play the piano with her mother. As a first success, she won the 1st Prize at the Chun-chu music competition in South Korea. In 1997 she was accepted to the Yewon School. After graduating from the school, she studied at the artistic high school in Seoul. From 2003 to 2007, she studied with a scholarship from the Yonsei University in the class of Prof. Young-lan Han, where she took out Bachelor with the highest honors. As one of the top graduates of the University she had a debut concert at the invitation of the renowned Korean newspaper "Cho-Sun" in Sejong Hall in Seoul.

In 2008 she moved to Germany and continued her studies in Stuttgart with Prof. Andrzej Ratusinki. Here she graduated with a Masters degree with the highest honors. She continued to study Solo Performance Class and received important artistic influences through master classes with Bernd Goetzke, Karl-Heinz Kaemmerling, Solomon Mikowsky, Bruno Rigutto, Kirill Gerstein and Pavel Gililov. She won numerous prizes at international competitions: 1st Prize and laureate at the International Piano Competition in Germany J. B. Cramer (2009), 1st Prize at the International Piano Competition in Italy Lia Tortora (2010), 1st Prize for the music prize of the Lions Club Stuttgart-Schlossgarten (2011), 3rd Prize, audience prize and special prize for the best interpretation of a work by Debussy at the International Piano Competition "Mayenne" in France (2012).

She has performed at the cultural program "ARTE" in South Korea and in many public concerts, so the Bechstein Centrum Tübingen, Rotary Club Latina Rome Piano Festival and the Mozart Society Stuttgart. Since 2013, she studies piano chamber music at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart in the class of Prof. Florian Wiek. In January 2014 she won a 3rd and special jury prize in the “Carl-Wendling” Chamber-Music competition, Stuttgart. In March 2014 she won the Audience Prize of the German Piano Award 2014, awarded in the Alte Oper Frankfurt. 

Albertina's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No.1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude pour les huit doigts
Chopin, Étude in F major, Op.10 No.8
Chopin, Scherzo No.4 in E major, Op.54

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka Op.50 No.1
Chopin, Mazurkas Op.59 No.1, No.2 and No.3
Chopin, Waltz in A flat major, Op.42
Chopin, Nocturne in E flat major, Op.55 No.2

Semi-Final
Vine, Sonata No.2, Mvt. I.
Chopin, Andante Spianato et Grande Polonaise Brilliante in E flat major, Op.22
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.1 in E Minor, Op.11


 

MACIEJ WOTA

Maciej Wota was born 5 December 1992 in Jarosław (Poland). He started piano playing at the age of four. In 2011 he graduated from Zenon Brzewski School of Music in Warsaw in prof. Jerzy Sterczyński’s piano class. Now he studies at The Fryderyk Chopin University of Music in Warsaw also with prof. Jerzy Sterczyński. He participated in many master classes with professors such as: Andrzej Jasiński, Józef Stompel, Rem Urasin, David Dolan, Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń. He has performed in Poland, Norway, England, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Hungary and in Germany.

Maciej Wota is a laureate of many national and international piano competitions. The most important of them:

• First Prize and a special prize for the best performance of Chopin mazurkas in X

International Chopin Piano Competition in Antotnin, 2008
• First Prize in II National Chopin Competition in Rzeszów, 2009
• Second Prize in IV International Chopin Piano Competition in memoriam G. Ferenczy in Budapest and prize for the best performance of Chopin Polonaise (2010)
• Third Prize in National Competition for a secondary school’s students of piano playing, Warsaw 2010
• Fifth Prize and Chopin Prize in IX International Competition for Young Pianist Arthur Rubinstein in memoriam in Bydgoszcz, 2011
• Laureate of 46. Polish Piano Festival in Słupsk, 2012.

From 2008 to 2011 he was a scholar of Polish Childrens’s Fund.

Maciej's Repertoire

Round 1
Chopin, Impromptu No.1 in A flat major, Op.29
Debussy, Étude pour les degrés chromatiques
Chopin, Étude in C sharp minor, Op.10 No.4
Chopin, Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op.39

Round 2
Szymanowski, Mazurka, Op.50 No.2
Chopin, Mazurkas, Op.33 No.2, No.3 and No.4
Chopin, Waltz in E flat major, Op.18
Chopin, Nocturne in C sharp minor, Op.27 No.1

Semi-Final
Bozicevic, Dan Gnjeva
Chopin, Polonaise in A flat major, Op. 53
Chopin, Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op. 58

Final
Chopin, Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op. 21


 

Tuesday - 16 September

Round 1
Larry Sitsky Recital Room
Session 1 - 9:30am
Session 2 - 12:00pm
Session 3 - 4:00pm
Session 4 - 6:30pm

Wednesday - 17 September

Round 2
Larry Sitsky Recital Room
Session 1 - 9:30am
Session 2 - 12:00pm
Session 3 - 4:00pm
Session 4 - 6:30pm

Thursday - 18 September

Youth Masterclass
Larry Sitsky Recital Room
Session 4pm – 6pm

Friday - 19 September

Semi-Final
Llewellyn Hall
Session 1 - 9:30am
Session 2 - 12:00pm
Session 3 - 3:00pm

Saturday - 20 September

Pleyel Day
Larry Sitsky Recital Room
Session 1 - 2:00pm
Pleyel Co – Making Music in Revolutionary Europe
A lecture by Dr Gemma Betros with musical interludes of Pleyel and Chopin. Dr Erin Helyard in brief discussion on the SoM Pleyel piano. Featuring Enigma String Quartet, Jelena Mamic and Ciaran Edwards-McKeown.

Session 2 - 4:00pm
Chopin’s 24 Preludes
Performed by Prof Wojciech Świtała on the 1847 Pleyel, with introduction by Dr Stephen Loy.

Sunday - 21 September

Final
Llewellyn Hall
Session 1 - 11:00am
Competition Final
Session 2 - 4:00pm
Announcement of Winners

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