32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Luyao Liu

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11 Aug 1990

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Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Frédéric Chopin Barcarole in F sharp major, Op. 60 9
Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 35 Book 1 11

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Joseph Haydn Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI/52 14
Carl Vine Toccatissimo : for solo piano Yes 5
Franz Liszt Mephisto Waltz S.514 11

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Franz Schubert Piano Sonata in A major D. 664 19
Robert Schumann Symphonic Etudes 30
Franz Liszt Après une Lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata 14

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 20 in D minor K466

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Prokofiev: Concerto No 3 in C major Op 26

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Luyao liu , born in China, and currently a first year student at Boston university,He commenced his piano studies at the age of six , has been studying with Mr. Qu Yong since 2002. Luyao has won a string of first prizes in recent music competitions in New Zealand , including First Prize at Kerikeri International Piano Competition at age of 15 and Third Prize in the Lev Vlassenko International Piano Competition with two other special prizes ( best performance of classical sonata and best performance of virtuoso study).
Luyao appeared as soloist at Auckland Karaka Music Festival and International Music Festival in New Plymouth He also performed with the APO for skycity’s starlight Symphony concert and played recitals and concertos during his tour to 4 North Island cities with the AYO and Brisbane Symphony Orchestra; He has also recorded for New Zealand concert FM and TV New Zealand.


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