VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

VIII International M. K. Ciurlionis Piano Competition

Hailong Zhang, Latvia

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Name of the educational insititution Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, Riga

Zhang Hailong (b. 2000) studied in China with professor Xu Ning from 2005 to 2018. During this period, he attended international Nice Côte d’Azur and Ville de Gagny piano competitions, winning respectively the third and first prizes. In the format of Daugavpils Piano Masterclasses he has collaborated with Daugavpils Festival Orchestra, performing piano concertos by Joseph Haydn, Ludwig van Beethoven, Frederic Chopin and Franz Liszt. The pianist is studying at the Jāzeps Vītols Latvian Academy of Music, class of associated professor Toms Ostrovskis. H. Zhang participated in masterclasses of Konrad Maria Engel, Ruoyu Huang, Antonina Suhanova, Nino Jvania, Juris Zvikovs, Antoine Bouvy, and others.

I ROUND

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | WTC Book 1: Prelude and Fugue · E flat major · BWV 852
  2. Franz Liszt | Grande Etude de Paganini No. 6 · A minor · S. 141/6
    • Grande Etude de Paganini No. 6, A minor
  3. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Sonata No. 3 · C major Dalys: 3 · Op. 2
    • I Part. Allegro con brio
    • II Part. Adagio
    • IV Part. Allegro assai
  4. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B minor · VL 182a
  5. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 319

II ROUND

  1. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 239
  2. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · B major · VL 186
  3. Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis | Prelude · D minor · VL 256
  4. Tomas Kutavičius | "Glow Worm for Maria Morawska"
  5. Maurice Ravel | Piano suite "Gaspard de la nuit" · M. 55
  6. Franz Liszt | Piano Sonata · B minor · S. 178

III ROUND

  1. Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Concerto No. 3 · C minor · Op. 37

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