Date of Birth
27 Aug 1996
412 NELSON RD
Repertoire: The preliminaries
Round 1: 20-minute recital
|Frédéric Chopin||Ballade No 1 in G minor, Op 23||9|
|Carl Vine||Five Bagatelles||Yes||10|
Round 2: 30-minute recital
|Ludwig van Beethoven||Waldstein Piano Sonata No 21 in C Major, Op. 53||23|
|Claude Debussy||L'Isle Joyeuse||6|
Repertoire: The semi-finals
Round 1: 65-minute recital
|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|
Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music
Sonata for Violin and Piano
Beethoven: Sonata No 9 Op 47 (‘Kreutzer’)
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
BiographySonya 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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