32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

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27 Sep 1991


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Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Scarlatti Sonata in C major, K. 384 3
Scarlatti Sonata in A major, K. 39 2
Brahms Four Piano Pieces, Op. 119 15

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Beethoven Sonata no. 27 in E minor, Op. 90 14
Roger Smalley Morceau de concours Yes 5
Scriabin Sonata no. 4 in F sharp major, Op. 30 8

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Schubert Three Piano Pieces, D 946 23
Ravel Une barque sur l'ocean 8
Prokofiev Sonata no. 6 in A major 30

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Franck: Sonata in A major

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 20 in D minor K466

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 4 in G major Op 58

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Pianist Rachel Cheung has won awards in international competitions including the 16th Leeds International Pianoforte Competition and the Geneva International Piano Competition. She was also awarded scholarships including the ‘Hong Kong Jockey Club Music and Dance Fund Scholarship’ and the ‘Award for Young Artist 2009’ presented by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.

Rachel has performed extensively across the continent, she has also collaborated with orchestras such as the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, the Sydney Symphony and the London Chamber Orchestra.

Rachel was admitted to the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts where she studied with Prof. Eleanor Wong. After receiving her Bachelor of Music Degree with First Class Honours at the HKAPA; she continued her studies with Prof. Peter Frankl and graduated with a Master of Music Degree from the Yale School of Music, where she was awarded the Elizabeth Parisot Prize for outstanding pianists.


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