32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application David Bekker

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13 Aug 1992


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Bimbó köz 3
Hajdú-Bihar 4060

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Franz Schubert Impromptu in C minor, Op. 90, No. 1 9
Franz Liszt Mephisto Waltz, No. 1, S. 514 11

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Percy Grainger The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol Yes 3
Franz Schubert Sonata in A major, Op. 120, D. 664 18
Frederic Rzewski Winnsboro Cotton Mill Blues 9

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 13 in E-flat major, Op. 27, No. 1 20
Johannes Brahms 7 Fantasie, Op. 116 30
Maurice Ravel Pavane pour une infante défunte 7
Claude Debussy L'isle joyeuse 7

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

Beethoven: Concerto No 1 in C major Op 15

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Bartók: Concerto No 3 Sz. 119;BB 127

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David Bekker began to play the piano at the age of five in Balmazújváros, Hungary. He soon enrolled at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where he studied with Andras Kemenes and Jenő Jandó. From 2013 he was training with the legendary russian professor, Dmitri Bashkirov in the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofia in Madrid, Spain.
As a soloist or chamber musician he is often performing all around Europa. Bekker has already performed with several orchestras in Hungary. He has been the winner of the Hungarian National Piano Competition, the Béla Bartók International Piano Competition in Wien and the International Piano Competition of Kosice.
SInce 2015 he is studying in the US with William Grant Naboré as the first Oberlin-Como Fellow.
In the concert season of 2016/2017, he will perform with Horacio Ferreira (clarinet) as a Rising Star of the ECHO.


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