32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Nicolas Namoradze

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19 Aug 1992

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Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
J. S. Bach Prelude and Fugue in E flat major BWV 876 5
Claude Debussy Etude VII "Pour les degrés chromatiques" 2
Franz Liszt "La Leggierezza" from "Trois etudes de concert" 5
Leopold Godowsky Study on Chopin's Etude Op. 25 No. 6 2
György Ligeti Etude XIII "L'escalier du diable" 5

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata in F sharp major Op. 78 10
Alexander Scriabin Sonata No. 9 Op. 68 9
Carl Vine "Ever After Ever" and "Milk for Swami Li" from "Anne Landa Preludes" Yes 4
Claude Debussy "La danse de Puck" and "Minstrels" from "Preludes, Book I" 5

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Robert Schumann Gesänge der Frühe Op. 133 15
Johannes Brahms Sonata in F sharp minor Op. 2 28
Sergei Prokofiev Sonata in C minor Op. 29 17

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 25 in C major K503

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Rachmaninoff: Concerto No 2 in C minor Op 18

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23 year old pianist Nicolas Namoradze, whose performances have been hailed by critics as “sparkling… sensitive and coloristic” (New York Times) and “simply gorgeous” (Wall Street Journal), has given solo recitals at prestigious venues in several countries around the world. He has appeared as a soloist with renowned orchestras and conductors in Europe and the Unites States, and his performances in Hungary, Georgia, Spain and the US have been broadcast on radio and television. Highlights of the 2015 season include a residency at New York’s Chelsea Music Festival as a featured pianist and composer, and appearances at the Bravo! Vail Festival as an inaugural Piano Fellow.

After completing his undergraduate studies in Budapest, Vienna and Florence, Nicolas moved to New York to pursue his Master’s at Juilliard. He is now a Doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center under the tutelage of Emanuel Ax and Yoheved Kaplinsky.


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