Date of Birth
12 Sep 1987
56 hilldale Road
Ontario M6N 3Y2
Repertoire: The preliminaries
Round 1: 20-minute recital
|Domenico Scarlatti||Sonata in F minor K466||3|
|Ludwig Van Beethoven||Piano Sonata in C minor Op.13 "Pathetique"||17|
Round 2: 30-minute recital
|Percy Grainger||The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol||Yes||3|
|Robert Schumann||Carnival Op.9||27|
Repertoire: The semi-finals
Round 1: 65-minute recital
|W. A. Mozart||Piano Sonata in C major K.330||18|
|Johannes Brahms||Ballades Op.10 No.1 & No.2||10|
|Franz Liszt||Sonata in B minor S.178||29|
|P. I. Tchaikovsky (Transcribed by M. Pletnev with own added on ending frpm the ballet)||Nutcracker "Pas de deux"||5|
Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Sonata No 3 in D minor Op 108
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major Op 44
Repertoire: The Finals
Round 1: 18th Century Concerto
Beethoven: Concerto No 1 in C major Op 15
Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto
Saint-Saëns: Concerto No 2 in G minor Op 22
BiographyPianist Sheng Cai made his debut with the Toronto Symphony at just fifteen years old, since then he has been invited to numerous orchestras as guest soloist such as Vancouver, Quebec, Windsor, Fort Collins and Shanghai symphonies, as well as with the Calgary Philharmonic, Ontario Philharmonic, Jalisco Philharmonic of Mexico and many others with numerous esteemed conductors.
Sheng Cai has been heard in recital in many distinguished venues in North America and Europe as well as in China.
he has won many 1st prizes at Canadian Music Competition, Montreal Symphony Orchestra Piano Competition, Toronto Symphony Piano Competition, and finalist and special prize winner at the USASU Bosendorfer International Piano Competition and the youngest finalist at Hilton Head International Piano Competition in US.
He earned his Bachelor of Music Degree under full scholarship at New England Conservatory in Boston. His teachers have included pianists Anton Kuerti, Russell Sherman and Hungkuan Chen.
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