32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Kevin Chow

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14 Nov 1996


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56 Scrubwren Drvie
Williams Landing
Victoria 3027

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J. Haydn Sonata in B-flat major, Hob.XVI:41 6
F. Liszt Rhapsodie espagnole, S.254 14

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Roy E. Agnew Etude Yes 3
F. Chopin Barcarole in F sharp major, Op. 60 9
I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Petrouchka 17

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, BWV 865, Bk 1 5
F. Chopin Ballade in G minor, Op. 23 9
F. Chopin Ballade in F major, Op. 38 7
F. Chopin Ballade in A-flat major, Op. 47 7
F. Chopin Ballade in F minor, Op. 52 11
D. Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in D-flat, Op. 87 5
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, Op. 83 19

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

Mozart: Concerto No 23 in A major K488

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Liszt: Concerto No 2 in A major S.125

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Kevin Chow is 19 years old and currently studying at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music with Glenn Riddle. Kevin is a winner of the Hephzibah Menuhin Award and the 3 MBS Young Performer of the Year. Other awards include the Nehama Patkin Memorial Award, 1st Prize in the Bernstein National Piano Competition, and the Ann and Chris Krans Scholarship. Kevin recently performed for HRH Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwell - other highlights include recitals in the USA, New Zealand, Indonesia and China. In 2013 Kevin made his concerto debut performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No 3 in D minor with the Zelman Symphony Orchestra, a performance he later reprised with the Preston Symphony Orchestra. Kevin recently performed Liszt's Piano Concerto in A major with the Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra. In Perth Kevin has also featured as piano soloist in three performances of Percy Grainger's The Warriors with the Fremantle Orchestra.


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