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Joshua Han

Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition - First Round Finalist

Joshua Han is studying piano performance with Dr Paul Rickard-Ford from the Sydney
Conservatorium of Music. He is a regular piano performer and enjoys engaging in chamber
music and accompaniment.

 

An Australian-born pianist, Joshua started piano studies at the age of four. After receiving
his first gold in the Sydney Eisteddfod at the age of six, and his Licentiate of Music, Australia
(LMusA) at the age of 10, Joshua went on to achieve considerable success in music,
including numerous international and national prizes, orchestra collaborations and solo
performances across four continents. 


Joshua received first prize at the 2014 Ettlingen International Piano Competition in
Germany, where he achieved the highest mark at the time in the competition's 28-year
history. In 2015, Joshua received first prize and audience prize at the Aarhus International
Piano Competition in Denmark and the following year, he received a Fellowship Recital
Diploma at the age of 14, which was the beginning of several years of piano performance.


In 2022, Joshua received second prize and audience prize in the National Section of the
Australian Youth Classical Music Competition and first prize in the New South Wales Division
of the 2MBS Fine Music Young Virtuoso Awards. Recently, he received the 2024 John
Lamble Helping Hand Grant to support a creative project for aspiring musicians.
Aside from classical music, Joshua also performs popular music. He and his brother made
the Australia’s Got Talent 2013 grand final with a rendition of Pirates of the Caribbean.

ROUND 1

 Liszt                               Grandes études de Paganini No. 6 in A minor, S. 141

J.S. Bach                       Prelude & Fugue in A minor Book 1

Haydn                            Sonata in E flat major, Hob XVI:52

Chopin                           Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante, Op. 22 in E flat major

Chopin                           Largo “Boże, coś Polskę” Op. posth. in E flat major 

Bartok                            Three Etudes, Op. 18


ROUND 2

 Mozart                           Nine variations in D major on a minuet by

                                        Jean Pierre Duport, K.573

Liszt:                              Sonata in B minor, S. 178

Vine                               Five Bagatelles No.5 “Threnody” (for all of the innocent victims)

Prokofiev                      No. 7 Op. 83 Sonata in B Flat major  

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