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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Alexander Bernstein

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
Alexander

Surname
Bernstein

Date of Birth
18 Jun 1988

Telephone
15093867140

Permanent Address
1024 Orchard Avenue
Winchester
Virginia 22601
UNITED STATES

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Beethoven Sonata Op. 111, 1st Movement 8
Vine Bagatelles Yes 11
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Liszt/Wagner Isoldens Liebestod 9
Rzewski Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 13
Liszt La Campanella 5
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Schubert Sonata D 960 36
Liszt Sonata in B minor 28
0

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Fauré: Sonata No 1 in A major Op 13

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 2 in B flat major Op 19

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Prokofiev: Concerto No 3 in C major Op 26

Audition video

Biography

Alexander Bernstein is an Artist Diploma Candidate at Shenandoah Conservatory studying with John O’Conor. Alexander received a Bachelor’s Degree from Harvard University in May 2010 studying privately with Stephen Drury and Patricia Zander of the New England Conservatory. He also completed a Master’s Degree at the Royal Irish Academy of Music in Dublin in 2012. Alexander began piano at age 7, studying for nine years with Debra Bakland.
After debuting in 1999, Alexander has performed concerti with numerous orchestras, recently including Rachmaninoff’s Concerto No. 3 with the RTE National Symphony Orchestra in Ireland, the Orchestra del Teatro Carlo Felice Genova in Italy, and the Shenandoah University Orchestra in Virginia. He has given solo recitals in 10 countries.
Alexander recently won 3rd Prize in the 2015 Gian Battista Viotti International Piano Competition, 3rd Prize in the 2015 Verona International Piano Competition, and 2nd Prize in the 2015 Dublin International Piano Competition.

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Passport details

Nationality
USA
Passport Number
505761165
Expiration Date
14-Sep-2024
City / Town of Birth
San Francisco, CA

Documentation of musical studies

Documentation of musical activity

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