Brisbane

IAN HANGER RECITAL HALL

QUEENSLAND CONSERVATORIUM

Wednesday 7 July 2021
8:25 pm (100’) AEST
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Samuel Choi

Recital Repertoire

Bach

Prelude and Fugue No.17 BWV 862


Mozart

Sonata No. 12 in F major, KV 332 


Rachmaninoff

Études- Tableaux No. 9 in D major, Op .39


Schumann/Liszt

Widmung (Liebeslied) S.566 in A-flat major


Liszt

Réminiscences de Norma, S.394


INTERVAL


Chopin

Nocturne No. 1 in B-flat minor, Op. 9


Chopin

Scherzo No.3 in C sharp minor, Op. 390


Strauss/Grainger

Ramble on Love from Der Rosenkavalier


Ravel

La Valse


Ginastera

Three Danzas Argentinas, Op.2

Biography

Samuel Choi is an internationally touring  classical pianist and current Bachelor of Music candidate at the  Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University. He is guided by former  Central Music School of the Moscow Conservatory teacher and  international prize-winner, Natasha Vlassenko. 


Samuel started  playing piano at the age of eight, learning from Dr Therese Milanovic,  and reached AMusA and LMusA within his first few years of playing.  Winning many awards from Queensland Piano Competitions and Brisbane  Eisteddfods he was awarded the ‘People’s Choice Award’ in the 4MBS  National Competition in 2017. Quickly rising to fame, Samuel has also  helped raise funds for children in North Korea through a concert, and  has been a special guest in the Asian Pacific Mayor’s Conference in 2014  and 2019. In his first year at the Queensland Conservatorium, Samuel  won the Minnie May Bussey Scholarship and was a semi-finalist in the Lev  Vlassenko Piano Competition 2019. Samuel is looking forward to studying  his Master of Music in Germany or the United States. Long-term, Samuel  is looking to complete a PhD in music and study entrepreneurship.  Furthermore, Samuel wants to found his own prestigious institution with  an exceptional and ethical educational system that builds strong  mentorships and creates clear pathways for future musicians to  accomplish their goals.