32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Ming Xie

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25 Mar 1994


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200 W 60 Str 2F
New York
NY 10023

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Enrique Granados Goyescas V. El amor y la muerte 13
Gérard Pesson Vexierblider Book 2. II. Speech of clouds 4
Felix Mendelssohn / Sergei Rachmaninov Scherzo from "Midsummer Night’s Dream" 3

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Percy Grainger Ramble on Love after Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier Yes 7
Maurice Ravel Gaspard de la nuit 23

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Issac Albeniz Iberia Book I: 1. Evocación 6
Karol Szymanowski 4 Etudes OP. 4 No. 1 & 2 6
Ludwig Van Beethoven 5 Variations on Rule Britannia, WoO 79 5
César Franck Prelude, Chorale et Fugue 19
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata in A Major No. 6 OP. 82 29

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Fauré: Sonata No 1 in A major Op 13

Piano Quintet

Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 24 in C minor K491

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Prokofiev: Concerto No 3 in C major Op 26

Audition video


The New York Concert Review’s Jeffery Williams hailed his performance at Steinway Hall that “at only eighteen years of age, he played with involvement and mastery far beyond his years. This is a young man who bears watching” (2012). At the same time, Martha Argerich also claimed him as “phenomenal” (2013).
Ming Xie is a distinctive and promising pianist who won numerous top prizes in competitions, including Valsesia Musica International Piano Competition in Italy, Yamaha International Piano Competition, Lee International Piano Competition, TOYAMA International Youth Piano Competition in Hong Kong, among others.
Ming has made concert debut all of the world that include Auditori Enric Granados in Spain, New York Steinway Hall, Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center as well as Severance Hall in Cleveland.
Ming is currently a student at the Juilliard School under guidance of Sergei Babayan.


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