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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Geunsu Shim

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
Geunsu

Surname
Shim

Date of Birth
08 Jul 1989

Telephone
004917661623136

Permanent Address
Nuenningweg 131
Muenster
North Rhine-Westphalia 48161
GERMANY

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Peter Sculthorpe Mountains Yes 5
W. A. Mozart Sonata in D Major, KV 576 15
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
S. Rachmaninoff Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op.42 18
M. Ravel La Valse 12
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
L. v. Beethoven Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110 21
O. Messiaen 11. "Première communion de la Vierge" from "Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus" 8
R. Schumann Sonata No. 1 in F-sharp minor, Op. 11 35
0

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

Mozart: Concerto No 20 in D minor K466

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Schumann: Concerto in A minor Op 54

Audition video

Biography

Geunsu Shim studied with Vladimir Krainev at Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover, with Gerald Fauth at Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig, and with Arnulf von Arnim at Hochschule für Musik und Theater München. From the winter of 2015, he has been studying with Arnulf von Arnim at the Musikhochschule Muenster as a Konzertexamen student. Throughout the course of study, he had been awarded with a scholarship from Ad Infinitum Foundation and DAAD.
He is the prizewinner of the 4th Troisdorf International Piano Competition, 6th Korea Chopin Competition, 8th Seoul Eumak Chunchu Competition, and also a finalist of the 17th Ile de France International Piano Competition. He took masterclasses of Arie Vardi, Karl-Heinz Kämmerling and Jacques Rouvier. His recent performances were at Gasteig (Munich), Lyzeum für Klavier (Leipzig), Ruinekerk (Bergen), C. Bechstein Centrum (Hanover), in addition to his appearance with Leipziger Symphonieorchester as a soloist.

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Passport details

Nationality
Republic of Korea
Passport Number
M70262353
Expiration Date
31-Dec-2017
City / Town of Birth
Seoul

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