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
by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
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
East and Bays Courier – Sylvia Jiang