32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Atsushi Imada

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30 Aug 1990

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2-16-6 Shimomataminami
Shizuoka 436-0026

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J.S.Bach Well-Tempered Clavier Book II No.24 in b minor BWV893 4
Haydn Piano Sonata No.60 in C major Hob.XVI.50 11
Carl Vine Toccatissimo Yes 5

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Bach=Rachmaninoff Violin Partita No.3 in E major BWV1006 8
Chopin Etude Op.10-5 in G flat major 2
Chopin Etude Op.25-11 in A minor 4
Scribain Piano Sonata No.5 12

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Schumann Symphonic Etudes Op.13 30
Debussy Feux d'artifice From Prelude Book II 4
Rachmaninoff Moments Musicaux Op.16 28

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 26 in D major K537

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

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Born in 1990, Kakegawa, At the age of three, Atsushi began playing the piano at age of three. He made his concerto debut with Kakegawa City Orchestra. Since, he has appeared as a soloist with such orchestras as Orquestra Sinfônica de Ribeirão Preto, Orquestra Jovem do Estado de Sao Paulo, Kharkov Philharmonic Orchestra and Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra. He also has given concerts in Japan, Brazil, France, and the UK.

Atsushi has won numerous competitions including 2nd prize at the 2008 V.Krainev International Piano Competition for Young Pianists, 2nd prize at the 2010 PTNA Piano Competition, 2nd prize at the Music Competition of Japan and 2nd prize at the 2013 Tokyo Music Competition.

Atsushi graduated from Tokyo University of Arts where he has studied with Kei Itoh. He is currently studying with Dmitri Alexeev at Royal College of Music as Kit and John Gandar Scholar supported by a Hillary Houssart Award.


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