Participants and schedule – masterclasses and concert, 27-31 May, 2024

Photo: Thor Brødreskift



Date: 27-31 May, 2024

Venue: Pentagon, Rasmussen Samlingene (former Rekstensamlingene)

Professors: Leif Ove Andsnes, Bertrand Chamayou and Håvard Gimse

Participants and repertoire:

Gabriele Strata, Italy

Tchaikovsky: Grand Sonata Op.37 in G major
Chopin: Ballade n.3 Op.47 Bolero Op.19
Chopin: 3 Nocturnes Op.15
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto n.1 Op.23
Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto n.2 Op.18

Elisabeth Pion, Canada

Bach/Kempff: Siciliano from Flute Sonata no 2
Bonis: Femmes de légende
Gubaidulina: Chaconne
Messiaen: Le Baiser de l’Enfant-Jésus
Montgeroult: Sonata in F sharp minor
Prokofiev: Sonata no 6
Rachmaninov: Concerto no 3
Schumann: Sonata no 2
Schubert/Liszt: Gretchen am Spinnrade
Schubert/Liszt: Erlkönig
Schubert/Liszt: Auf dem Wasser zu singen

Hao Wei Lin, Taiwan

Bach/ Busoni:  Chaconne in D minor, BWV1004
Chopin: Fantasy in f minor, Op.49
Beethoven: Sonata No.30 in E major, Op.109
Brahms: Sonata No.3 in F minor, Op.5

Hyunji Kim, South-Korea

Mozart : Piano Sonata in D Major K 311
Mendelssohn: Variations Sérieuses, Op. 54
Debussy: Préludes

Nikita Khnykin, Norway

Chopin: Fantaisie in F-minor, op. 49
Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12 in D-flat major, S.244/12
Janacek: Piano Sonata 1.X.1905
Skrjabin: Piano Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp minor, op.23
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C-major, K.467
Prokofjev:  Piano Concerto No. 3 in C-major, op. 26

Schedule master classes:

Monday 27.05: 10:00-15:30 – Andsnes (incl. break 13:00-13:30)

Tuesday 28.05: 10:00-15:30 – Andsnes (incl. break 13:00-13:30)

Wednesday 29.05: 10:00-16:15 – Chamayou (incl break 13:00-13:30)

Thursday 30.05: 10:00-15:30 – Gimse (incl break 13:00-13:30)

Friday  31.05: NB! New time: 09:00 -10:30 – Chamayou (no break)

Duration each masterclass: 60 minutes, apart from Friday with Chamayou when the lessons last 45 minutes)

The masterclasses are open to the public. Free entrance!



Friday 31 May at 19:00

Venue:  Troldsalen, Edvard Grieg Museum

Program: Selected pieces from the participants repertory.

Final program to be announced at the concert

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Thanks to our collaboration partners and supporters:

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Foundation

The Savings Bank Foundation DNB

Talent Norway

Trucknor AS

Hilmar Reksten Foundation

Bergen Municipality

Vestland County