24. Francesca Qu
Etude No. 11, Op. 25
Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI:32 I.
Ballade No. 3
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
I. Modéré, très franc
II. Assez lent, avec une expression intense
IV. Assez animé
V. Presque lent, dans un sentiment intime
VII. Moins vif
Concerto in A minor, Op. 54 I.
Born in 2000, Francesca began learning the piano when she was 5, passed Grade 8 with Distinction at the age of 11 and received her LTCL Performance Diploma from Trinity College London in 2016.
She is currently completing a Diploma of Music at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music under the tutelage of Glenn Riddle alongside a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Politics and Economics at the University of Melbourne.
Francesca has accorded focus across both her academic and musical passions and was awarded as the prestigious NZQA Top Subject Scholar Award for Music in 2016, topping the national cohort in both performance and musicology portfolios. Other highlights include performing as a soloist in the 2016 and 2017 APMA Music Festivals, winning the West Auckland Performing Arts Concerto Competition (WAPAC) at 12 and the Sir R. M. Eggleston Prize for the Performing Arts at Queen’s College, The University of Melbourne.
Francesca is passionate about pro-bono strategy and is currently the President of 180 Degrees Consulting, the world’s largest social impact and volunteer consultancy for charities, NFPs and for-purpose organisations.