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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Shih-Wei Chen

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
Shih-Wei

Surname
Chen

Date of Birth
27 Jul 1985

Telephone
+886903176009

Permanent Address
2F., No.13, Aly. 7, Ln. 509, Sec. 3, Heping E. Rd., Xinyi Dist., Taipei City 110, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Taipei
Taiwan 11055
TAIWAN

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Scarlatti Sonata L.108 6
Brahms Variation on a Theme by Paganini Book.1 13
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Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Leos Janacek Sonata 1.X.1905 12
Carl Vine Sonata No.1 Yes 18
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Chopin 24 Preludes op.28 43
Stravinsky 3 Movements from Petrouchka 17
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Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Beethoven: Sonata No 9 Op 47 (‘Kreutzer’)

Piano Quintet

Taneyev: Piano Quintet in G minor Op 30

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Haydn: Concerto in D major Hob XVIII:11

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Prokofiev: Concerto No 3 in C major Op 26

Audition video

Biography

Shih-Wei Chen was born in Taiwan, he has made his debut commercial CD Album with Asia EMI company at age nineteen.

Mr.Chen finished his study with the highest degree “Soloklasse” at The University of Music,Drama and Media in Hannover,Germany.

He is a prizewinner of numerous international piano competitions; such as 1st prize at Delia Steinberg in Madrid, 2nd prize at Mauro Paolo Monopoli in Italy and Grotrian-Steinberg Competitions in Germany, as well as 3rd prize at Premio Franz Liszt in Italy.

He has performed piano concertos many times with professional orchestras; such as National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra ,Taipei Symphony Philharmonic Orchestra, Western Palm Beach Symphony Orchestra , Taipei Wind Orchestra,Taiwan Salut String Orchestra and most recently performed with NSO(National Symphony Orchestra) Prokofiev 2nd concerto with conductor Guenther Herbig and Prokofiev 3rd Concerto with NTSO(National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra) with conductor Fusao Kajima.

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Passport details

Nationality
Taiwan R.O.C
Passport Number
307395150
Expiration Date
31-Jul-2016
City / Town of Birth
Chunli

Documentation of musical studies

Documentation of musical activity

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