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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
John

Surname
Fisher

Date of Birth
25 May 1984

Telephone
(07) 33780753

Permanent Address
6 Saint Baliol St, Kenmore
Brisbane
Queensland 4069
AUSTRALIA

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Haydn Sonata in B minor Hob XVI:32 8
Schumann/Liszt Widmung 4
Prokofiev Sonata no 3 Op 28 7
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini Op 35 Book I 13
Vine Anne Landa Preludes - no 3,2,7,12 Yes 7
Rachmaninov Etudes-Tableaux Op 39 no 1, 5 8
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Chopin Polonaise-Fantaisie Op 61 13
Schumann Symphonic Etudes Op 13 23
Rachmaninov Sonata no 2 in B flat minor Op 36 (1st version) 25
0

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

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

Prokofiev: Concerto No 3 in C major Op 26

Audition video

Biography

Brisbane pianist, John Granger Fisher studied with Natasha Vlassenko and Oleg Stepanov at the Queensland Conservatorium. While studying in the US he took lessons from Boris Berman and Oxana Yablonskaya. He is currently taking lessons with Vanessa Latarche and Ruth Nye in London.
John received first prize in the Yamaha Australian National Piano Competition, the City of Sydney Piano Scholarship and the Hephzibah Menuhin Award. He also took 3rd prize in the Lev Vlassenko Competition. John won 2nd prize in the 2009 Louisiana International Piano competition. In 2014, he won the Chappell Medal for piano at the Royal College of Music.
John has appeared as soloist with a number of Australian orchestras. In 2009 he toured North Queensland with the QSO. He has performed at important venues in Australia, the UK, US and Europe.

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Passport details

Nationality
Australian
Passport Number
PA3057093
Expiration Date
24-Nov-2025
City / Town of Birth
Brisbane

Documentation of musical studies

Documentation of musical activity

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