VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Janne Sakari Oksanen, Finland

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Name of the educational insititution Sibelius Academy, Helsinki

Janne Oksanen (b. 1994) played his first recital at the age of 15 and since then he has performed widely in Finland, Europe and USA. His debut album "Kuula: The Piano Works" was released worldwide by Alba Records this year, followed by a 30-date concert tour. Pianist has been succesful in various national and international competitions such as Helmi Vesa (2019), Nordic Piano Competition in Sweden (2017), Madetoja Piano Competition (2012) and Citta di Ghioggia in Italy (2009). The pianist has performed as soloist with Academy Winds, Vantaa Youth and Tapiola Youth symphony orchestras as well as Sibelius Academy Kapubändi. Oksanen is interested in pedagogics as well. The Taubman Approach healed his long-term playing injuries in 2017 and he has been studying and teaching this approach ever since.

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · C sharp minor · BWV 849
  2. Frederic Chopin | 12 Etudes · Op. 10
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 31 · A flat major Dalys: 2 · Op. 110
    • I Part. Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
    • III Part. Adagio ma non troppo - Allegro ma non troppo
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 239
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B flat minor · VL 169

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | "Pater Noster" · VL 260
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Fugue · B flat minor · VL 345
  3. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 325
  4. Vytautas Montvila | "Mirage"
  5. Alban Berg | Piano Sonata · Op. 1
  6. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 8 · B flat major · Op. 84

III ROUND

  1. Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Concerto No. 3 · C major · Op. 26

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