VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Yue Zhang, Hong Kong

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Name of the educational insititution University of Montreal, Montreal

Yue Zhang (b. 1991) completed his Bachelor and Master degrees with distinction at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts under the tutelage of Gabriel Kwok. He is currently pursuing his Doctorate Degree in Piano Performance at the University of Montreal under concert pianist Dang Thai Son. As a soloist, the pianist has played in many famous concert halls, including Carnegie Hall in New York, Sala Cecilia Meireles (Rio de Janeiro), Salle Bourgie and Salle Claude-Champagne (Montreal), many others. As soloist, Yue has collaborated with the Shenzhen Symphony Orchestra, Academy Symphony Orchestra, Xiamen Symphony Orchestra and Hong Kong Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra. The pianist has won first Prize at HKGNA music competition Young Artists Division and Silver prize (General Category) at the XIV International Piano Competition in Tokyo. Y. Zhang is the awardee of scholarships from Government of Hong Kong and "Yamaha".

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · C sharp minor · BWV 849
  2. Frederic Chopin | 12 Etudes · Op. 25
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 16 · G major Dalys: 2 · Op. 31
    • I Part. Allegro vivace
    • II Part. Adagio grazioso
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · F sharp major · VL 184
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D flat major · VL 187

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B minor · VL 182a
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B major · VL 186
  3. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · F minor · VL 307
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 239
  5. Valentinas Bagdonas | "Watercolour"
  6. Frederic Chopin | 24 Prelude · Op. 28
  7. Sergei Rachmaninoff | "Polka de W. R." · A flat major

III ROUND

  1. Sergei Rachmaninoff | Piano Concerto No. 3 · D minor · Op. 30

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