International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

International Stasys Vainiūnas Competition for pianists

Tony Nguyen, Denmark

Participant data

Name of the educational insititution The Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen
Teacher Jens Elvekjær

In 2015 Tony Nguyen (1992) graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen, the class of professor Søren Rastogi. In 2016–2017 he participated in the "Erasmus+" program and studied at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre with the professor Aleksandra Žvirblytė. Currently, Tony is continuing his studies at the Ingesund School of Music, the class of professor Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist. Amongst the most important achievements it is wort mentioning the first prize at the International Competition-Festival "Music without Limits" in Druskininkai, the first prize in "Steinway" Piano Festival in Denmark and the Talent Prize from the Danish Musician Union. The pianist has participated in masterclasses led by Mikhail Voskresensky, Jacques Rouvier, Eugen Indjic, Ferenc Rados, Bart Berman, Veronika Vitaite, Andrzej Jasinski, and Kevin Kenner.

I round program

  1. Johann Sebastian Bach | French Suite No. 2 · C minor · BWV 813
  2. Béla Bartók | Piano Sonata · BB 88
  3. Stasys Vainiūnas | "Fields Of Home" · Blooming Lily Of The Valley · op. 31

II round program

  1. Stasys Vainiūnas | "Fields Of Home" · Daybreak · op. 31
  2. Stasys Vainiūnas | "Eight Moods" Dalys: 3 · op. 43
    • No. 1
    • No. 2
    • No. 3
  3. Maurice Ravel | "Valses nobles et sentimentales"
  4. Frederic Chopin | Ballade No. 4 · F minor · op. 52

III round program

  1. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart | Piano Concerto No. 20 · D minor · K 466