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Kevin Chow

Kevin Chow16 year old Kevin Chow started piano lessons in Perth when he was 5, composing his first piano piece at age 7. In 2007, he won the Bernstein National Piano Competition, completed his ABRSM Diploma and featured with the Fremantle Orchestra as piano soloist in performances of Grainger’s “The Warriors”. In 2010, Kevin moved to Melbourne to continue his piano studies with Glenn Riddle. Since arriving in Melbourne, Kevin has been awarded his LMusA Diploma with Distinction and been a major prize-winner in many competitions, such as the MSV Hephzibah Menuhin Award, the SEAF Chopin Award, SEAF Concerto Prize and VMTA Kault Prize. In 2011, Kevin made his solo recital debut at the Australian Catholic University and earlier this year, he made his concerto debut performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No 3 with the Zelman Symphony Orchestra, a performance he will be reprising in September with the Preston Symphony Orchestra. Kevin was also invited to perform for Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwell, during their most recent Australian tour, and in March, Kevin was selected to participate in the 18th Hilton Head International Piano Competition.

 

Round

Composer

Work

Round 1A

Prelude and Fugue

J.S. Bach

Prelude and Fugue in A minor Book 1

Virtuoso Study

Liszt

Transcendental Etude No 10 in F minor, ‘Allegro agitato molto’

Own Choice

Balakirev

Islamey, (Oriental Fantasy) Op 18

Round 1B

Classical Sonata

Haydn

Sonata Hob XVI:41 in B flat major

Other Piece/s

Chopin

Ballade Op 52 No 4 in F minor

Other Piece/s

Liszt

Rhapsodie Espagnole S.254

Round 2

Major Work

Prokofiev

Sonata Op 83 No 7 in B flat major

Australian Work

Grainger

In Dahomey (Cakewalk Smasher)

Other Piece/s

J.S. Bach

Tocatta in C minor BWV 911

Other Piece/s

Chopin

Ballade Op 47 No 3 in A flat major

Round 3

Concerto

Rachmaninov

Piano Concerto Op 30 No 3 in D minor

 
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