The Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition 2011

14 – 27 August (Brisbane)

Theme & Variations are delighted to support the Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition again this year by providing and preparing competition and rehearsal pianos at the Queensland Conservatorium, Brisbane.

The Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition was established in memory of the late Professor Lev Vlassenko, the world-renowned international concert pianist and teacher.  The Competition seeks to encourage young pianists at the threshold of their professional lives to develop their performance skills, increase their public profile and prepare themselves for professional careers.

Sunday 14 August 3:00PM Conservatorium Theatre, Qld Conservatorium, South Bank

Opening Concert with Professor Hiroko Nakamura (Jury Chair) and the Qld Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Morgan performing Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 (Emperor) and other works

$38 Adult / $26.50 Concession

Enquiries: or 0420 335 128

BOOKINGS: QTIX – 136 246 or

Wednesday 24 August 6:00PM Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Qld Conservatorium, South Bank

Recital with Jan Jiracek von Arnim (Austria)

$21.50 | $16.50 concession

Saturday 27 August 6:30PM Concert Hall, QPAC, South Bank

Final Round with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra & conducted Maestro Edvard Tchivzhel

$55 Adult / $45 Concession / $26.50 Students

BOOKINGS: QTIX – 136 246 or


Masterclases by Jury members

where: Ian Hanger Recital Hall, Qld Conservatorium, Southbank
cost: $21.50 | $16.50 concession

Mon 22 August 11:00am, Clemens Leske (NSW)
Tue 23 August 3:30pm, Natasha Vlassenko (QLD)
Wed 24 August 11:00am, Michael Endres (NZ)
Thur 25 August 12:00pm, Mikhail Solovei (VIC)
Thur 25 August 6:00pm, Hiroko Nakamura (Japan)
Fri 26 August 2:00pm, Jan Jiracek von Arnim (Austria) 

For more information including times for each round please visit

An All-Steinway Event

At the conclusion of the Competition, the new Steinway & Sons Model D performed on by competitors and jury members throughout the event will be offered for sale to the general public. 

For sales inquiries, please phone (07) 3666 0650 or (02) 9958 9888 or email


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