Sylvia Jiang (NZ) Showroom Recital in Sydney: 25 May 2014

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Would you like to hear an exciting young pianist performing at a free concert?  The Emerging Artists Series gives exceptional young pianists the opportunity to play to a live audience, to present a solo piano recital.


The 2013 Winner of the New Zealand Emerging Artists Series is performing at an exclusive concert at the Theme & Variations showroom in Sydney.


Come and listen to this exceptional young pianist and enjoy her wonderful music played on a Steinway Model D concert grand.


Date: Sunday 25 May 2014, from 2 to 3.30pm

Venue: 451 Willoughby Road, Willoughby




BACH Toccata BWV 911

DEBUSSY Images Book 1:

Reflets dans l’eau

Hommage à Rameau


CHOPIN Ballade No 1 Op 23




LISZT Transcendental Etude No 10

LISZT Sonetto 104 del Petrarca S 161 No 5

LISZT Dante Sonata 


Bookings: Seats are free but as seating is limited

please book by phone on 02 9958 9888 or

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Sylvia Jiang is an eighteen year old pianist who has studied the piano since the age

of four with teacher Qu Yong. She gained her LTCL diploma with distinction at

age fifteen. She has won many solo, concerto and chamber music competitions.

She was selected as a finalist in the 2013 Lev Vlassenko International Piano

Competition and was awarded fourth place and the prizes for the best

performance of Chopin and Liszt respectively. She has also recently performed

Schumann’s Piano Concerto with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra under

the baton of Nicholas Braithwaite. Other recent notable achievements include

second place in the New Zealand Wallace National Piano Competition, the prize

for the Best Performance of a Classical Work at the 2011 Pusaka International

Piano Competition, winning the IRMT and North Shore Sonata Classes in 2012,

and winning the Auckland Secondary Schools Piano Competition in 2010.

Sylvia has given many performances to critical acclaim garnering much attention

from the media. She was invited to perform for New Zealand’s Governor General

in 2011, and gave her most recent solo recital at the Baycourt Theatre. After this

performance, Friends of Baycourt Artistic Director Jane Mason deemed Sylvia as

New Zealand’s most notable Young Emerging Pianist. In 2013, she was selected as

one of ‘New Zealand’s Future Stars’ to perform in the Maori TV two hour live

spectacular ‘Matariki Magic’. In 2014, Sylvia applied and auditioned for four top

music conservatories and schools in the United States of America, gaining

entrance and scholarships to all four. She will be starting at the Juilliard School in

the Fall.



East and Bays Courier – Sylvia Jiang


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