32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Alina Bercu

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09 Feb 1990


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Mozartstr. 5
Nordrhein-Westfallen 40479

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J. S. Bach Prelude and fugue in C sharp major BWV 872 4
W. A. Mozart Variations on a theme by Duport KV 573 9
S. Rachmaninov Prelude in G major op. 32 no. 5 3
S. Rachmaninov Prelude in g sharp minor op. 32 no. 12 3

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Percy Grainger "Lullaby" from "Tribute to Forest" Yes 5
L. van Beethoven Sonata in A major op. 2 no. 2 21

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J. S. Bach Overture in French Style BWV 831 31
R. Schumann Carnaval op. 9 30

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Brahms: Sonata No 3 in D minor Op 108

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 1 in C major Op 15

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

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Alina Bercu was born in 1990 in Romania. She started her piano lessons at the age of 7.
She began her academic studies with Grigory Gruzman and continued them with Wolfgang Manz, Michael Sanderling and Angelika Merkle.

She has performed at numerous renowned concert halls throughout Europe, America and Asia:
Carnegie Hall - New York, Théâtre de Vevey, Tonhalle – Zürich, Prinzregententheater – München, Tonhalle – Düsseldorf, Musikhalle – Hamburg. She has played with prestigious orchestras, such as: Wiener Philharmoniker, Orchestre de chambre Lausanne, “Mozart Orchester” – Hamburg.

Alina is laureate of various international competitions: “Clara Haskil”, “Premio Trio di Trieste”, “The World Piano Competition”, “Zf Musikpreis”, “A.M.A. Calabria”.

Her debut CD, recorded in conjunction with Ilian Garnet, Laureate of „Queen Elisabeth” Violin Competition in Brussels, with works by Schubert and Brahms, was awarded the „Cle d'or” and „Golden Label” Prizes (coproduction Label „Fuga Libera” and BNP Paribas Fortis).


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