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32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

View application Yue Qu

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Applicant Details

Title
Mr

First Name
Yue

Surname
Qu

Date of Birth
09 Jun 1988

Telephone
1604316789

Permanent Address
4131 W 11th Avenue
Vancouver
BC V6R 2L5
CANADA

Repertoire: The preliminaries

Round 1: 20-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Kapustin Etude op. 40 no. 3 "Toccatina" 2
Busoni Toccata, KV287 10
Scriabin Etude, op. 42 no. 5 3
Carl Vine Toccatissimo Yes 5
0

Round 2: 30-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Beethoven Sonata op. 90 12
Beethoven Sonata op. 101 18
0

Repertoire: The semi-finals

Round 1: 65-minute recital

Composer Piece Australian Minutes
Chopin Etudes, op. 10 28
Chopin Nocturne op. 9 no. 3 7
Ravel Miroirs 28
0

Round 2: Accompaniment / Chamber Music

Sonata for Violin and Piano

Brahms: Sonata No 3 in D minor Op 108

Piano Quintet

Dvořák: Piano Quintet No 2 in A major Op 81

Repertoire: The Finals

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

Mozart: Concerto No 20 in D minor K466

Round 2: 19th or 20th century Concerto

Gershwin: Concerto in F

Audition video

Biography

Chinese-born Canadian pianist Sunny Qu has performed on three continents in such venues as the Weiner Salle in Salzburg, Austria, Duke’s Hall in London, England, and the Chan Centre in his native Vancouver, as well as being invited to perform in the Russian Embassy of Osaka, Japan on a special occasion.
Sunny was the third prize winner of the 2009 Knigge Competition, as well as a past winner of the UBC Concerto Competition. He has subsequently performed with the UBC Symphony Orchestra, as well as the West Coast Symphony Orchestra. He was also the recipient of the Johann Strauss Foundation Award in 2009, and the Else Cross Brahms Prize from the Royal Academy of Music in London, England in 2013.
Sunny was a graduate of the UBC School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Sara Davis Buechner and Hamish Milne.

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Passport details

Nationality
Canadian
Passport Number
QI226626
Expiration Date
19-Apr-2017
City / Town of Birth
Qingdao, China

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Documentation of musical activity

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