Music at Ten:Alexander Yau, piano

Event date: 
Saturday, 9th September, 2017 - 10:00 am
Venue: 
Bundanoon Soldiers' Memorial Hall
Admission: 
Entrance $10. Children under 18 free.

Programme

 

 

Debussy

 

Etude no. 8 “Pour Les Agréments”

 

 

 

Paderewski

 

Mazurka Op. 5 no. 2 in E minor

 

 

 

Chopin

 

Mazurka Op. 63 no. 2 in F minor

 

Polonaise Op. 44 in F# minor

 

Etude Op. 10 no. 8 in F

 

Etude Op. 25 no. 5 in E minor

 

Waltz Op. 34 no. 2 in A minor 

 

Ballade Op. 47 no. 3 in Ab

 

Nocturne Op. 48 no. 1 in C minor

 

Scherzo no. 2 Op. 31 in Bb minor

 

 

Alexander Yau – Biography 

 

 

Alexander is an active pianist and chamber musician, who has performed across Australia, as well as Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong and Shanghai. He has appeared as soloist with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Kuring-gai Philiharmonic Orchestra, SBS Youth Orchestra, New South Wales Youth Orchestra and Sydney Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra, the latter performing Brahms’s 2nd Piano Concerto last year with Eduardo Diazmunoz. He was the 3rd prize winner at the 2015 Lev Vlassenko Piano Competition, a semi-finalist in the KeriKeri International Piano Competition, and recipient of the Theme and Variations Foundation Award and Emerging Artists Series. He has done recording broadcasts with the 2MBS and a CD recording with ABC classic Fm with clarinetist Deborah de Graaff, also featuring his own compositions. He has also given performances at the International Mendelssohn Akademie in Leipzig, Canberra International Music Festival, as well as the European Chamber Music summer school, performing in various venues in Verona including the Villa Mosconi Bertani. His teachers include Elizabeth Powell and Daniel Herscovitch, also worked with Stephen Hough, Eleanor Wong, Pavel Gililov and Arie Vardi. His 2017-18 future engagements include recitals in various regions in Australia.