Date of Birth
20 Oct 1989
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Repertoire: The preliminaries
Round 1: 20-minute recital
|Robert Schumann||Gesänge der Frühe||13|
|Alexander Scriabin||Trois études, op. 65||7|
Round 2: 30-minute recital
|Peter Sculthorpe||Between Five Bells||Yes||7|
|Béla Bartók||Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, op. 20||12|
Repertoire: The semi-finals
Round 1: 65-minute recital
|Gabriel Fauré||Barcarolle no. 5 in F-sharp minor, op. 66||7|
|Franz Schubert||Drei Klavierstücke, D. 946||25|
|Johannes Brahms||Drei Intermezzi, op. 117||15|
|Leos Janacek||In the Mists||16|
Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Strauss: Sonata in E flat major Op 18
Elgar: Piano Quintet in A minor Op 84
Repertoire: The Finals
Round 1: 18th Century Concerto
Mozart: Concerto No 17 in G major K453
Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto
Franck: Variations Symphoniques M.46 AND Litolff: Scherzo from Concerto Symphonique No 4.
BiographyRoope Gröndahl is one of the most interesting young pianists to have emerged from Finland in recent years. As a laureate at the 2013 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Brussels, he performed with Marin Alsop and the National Orchestra of Belgium. He has also appeared as soloist with all the major Finnish orchestras, collaborating with esteemed conductors.
An active chamber musician, Gröndahl has performed with artists such as Ilya Gringolts and Steven Isserlis at the Helsinki Festival and Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival. He has performed in the UK, Central Europe, China, and the United States. In Australia, he did a substantial chamber music tour celebrating Sibelius 150th anniversary in March 2015.
Born in 1989, Gröndahl completed his studies in 2014 at the Royal Academy of Music in London as a student of Prof. Christopher Elton. Previously, he studied with Matti Raekallio and Liisa Pohjola at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki.
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