32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

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28 Dec 1993


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56 Eldridge Avenue
Johnson City
New York 13790

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in E-flat minor, WTC I, BWV 853 8
Franz Schubert Impromptu in E-flat major, Op. 90, No. 2 5
Anne Boyd Kabarli meditation (Dawn) (2011) Yes 6

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Sergei Rachmaninov Etude-Tableau in F-sharp minor, Op. 39, No. 3 3
Franz Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata in B minor, Hob. XVI / 32 13
Alexander Scriabin Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 70 12

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Cesar Franck (Transcription: Harold Bauer) Prelude, Fugue, et Variation in B minor, Op. 18 10
Olivier Messiaen Petites esquisses d'oiseaux (1985) 16
Frederic Chopin Etudes 32

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Beethoven: Sonata No 9 Op 47 (‘Kreutzer’)

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 20 in D minor K466

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Brahms: Concerto No 2 in B flat major Op 83

Audition video


His playing praised as "ravishing" by the Boston Musical Intelligencer, Daniel Parker graduates from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June, 2016, with a Bachelor of Science in Music. Since abandoning his studies in political science and classical voice to focus on piano, he was awarded the prestigious Emerson Fellowship by the MIT Music Department to support his artistic development. In the summer of 2015, he studied at the Aspen Music Festival and School, won Third Prize in the 2015 Thousand Islands International Piano Competition, and was named one of fifteen “Incredibly Impressive” students at MIT by Business Insider. Also deeply interested in the theory and history of classical music, and an accomplished writer, Parker is passionate about the keyboard works of Bach.


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