32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Axel Trolese

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24 Jan 1997

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Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Claude Achille Debussy Étude pour les "cinq doigts" d'après Monsieur Czerny 3
Frédéric Chopin Étude opus 10 number 1 2
Frédéric Chopin Étude opus 10 number 9 2
Frédéric Chopin Étude opus 25 number 7 5
Claude Achille Debussy Étude pour les Sixtes 4
Claude Achille Debussy Étude pour les Octaves 3

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Isaac Albéniz Evocación (from Iberia) 6
Anne Boyd Kabarli Meditation (Dawn) Yes 7
Franz Liszt Ballade number 2 13
Sergei Prokofiev Suggestion Diabolique 4

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Georg Friedrich Händel Chaconne in G Major 10
Frédéric Chopin Polonaise opus 26 number 2 8
Johannes Brahms Klavierstücke opus 119 16
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata opus 103 in C Major 26

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Strauss: Sonata in E flat major Op 18

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 9 in E flat major K271

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Ravel: Concerto in G major

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Axel Trolese was born in 1997. He graduated with top marks and Honorable Mention under the guide of Maurizio Baglini at the "Monteverdi" Conservatory of Cremona. He studied also with Roberto Prosseda and now he is attending the "Conservatoire de Paris" in Denis Pascal's class.
He attended masterclasses with Aldo Ciccolini, Piero Rattalino, Wolfram Schmitt-Leonardy, Alessandra Ammara and Giovanni Bellucci.
He has won the "Premio Casella" in 2015, in occasion of the "Premio Venezia 2015", held in the famous theatre "La Fenice".
"Musician characterised by deep research, impeccable control of dynamics and timbre, and a great individuality" - as declared by his Honorable Mention - Trolese has taken played in several important concert halls, such as the theatre "La Fenice" of Venice, the Amiata Piano Festival, the theatre "Verdi" of Pordenone and the "Ponchielli" of Cremona, the Fazioli Concert Hall, the Violin Museum of Cremona, the Festspielhaus of Füssen.


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