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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

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Applicant Details

Title
Ms

First Name
SONYA

Surname
PIGOT

Date of Birth
27 Aug 1996

Telephone
+61362236400

Permanent Address
412 NELSON RD
MT NELSON
TASMANIA 7007
AUSTRALIA

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Frédéric Chopin Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23 9
Carl Vine Five Bagatelles Yes 10
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Ludwig van Beethoven Waldstein Piano Sonata No 21 in C Major, Op. 53 23
Claude Debussy L'Isle Joyeuse 6
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Sonata No.8 in A minor, K.310 16
Frédéric Chopin Barcarolle in F-sharp minor, Op. 60 9
Franz Liszt Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S. 171 13
Claude Debussy Images, Book 1 14
Frédéric Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 11
0

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

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

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Beethoven: Concerto No 2 in B flat major Op 19

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Saint-Saëns: Concerto No 2 in G minor Op 22

Audition video

Biography

Sonya Pigot started playing Piano at age 4. She studied with Shan Deng at the Tasmanian Conservatorium of Music and obtained AMusA in 2012 and LMusA in 2013.

At present, Sonya studies BMusHons, at the Royal College of Music, London. Her Piano teacher is Gordon Fergus-Thompson.

She was the winner of the ‘Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Rising Star’ Competition and played with TSO and TYO under maestro Richard Gill. She also appeared twice as a soloist with the DSO conducted by Jamie Allen.

Sonya won the First Prize in the UTAS Conservatorium and the Hephzibah Menuhin Piano Competitions and was the Piano Finalist in the 3MBS Young Performer Award.

In October 2015, Sonya was one of the Finalists who competed at Wigmore Hall in London, for the AMF Awards. She won the Nora Goodridge Young Artist Award and was invited to perform in the Prize-Winners' Concert at Australia House in London.

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Passport details

Nationality
AUSTRALIAN
Passport Number
PA1136485
Expiration Date
12-Feb-2025
City / Town of Birth
HOBART

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Documentation of musical activity

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