2 AN Tianxu

AN Tianxu
age 18

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia 2015–
Central Conservatory of Music, Middle School, Beijing 2007–2013

Tianxu An (born 25 February 1999) is from Beijing. He is currently under Meng-Chieh Liu at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. He has won numerous prizes in domestic and international competitions. In 2015 he received an honourable mention at the EDR International Young Artist Piano Competition in Chicago and the third prize at the Concerto Competition ‘Theodor Leschetizky’ in New York. Tianxu An began his piano lessons at the age of five and has studied with Hua Chang at the Middle School of the Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing.


First Round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in F major (WTK II)
CHOPIN Etude in C minor op. 10/12
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in A minor op. 39/6
PROKOFIEV Etude in C minor op. 2/3
JOHN MUSTO Improvisation and Fugue (2008)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 23 in F minor op. 57 ”Appassionata”

Second Round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Lyrische Stücke op. 74: I Ekloge, IV Im alten Heim
SCHUMANN Carnaval op. 9
LISZT Années de pèlerinage I: IV Au bord d’une source, V Orage
MOZART Fantasy in C minor, K. 475

Finaali Finals

BRAHMS Piano Quintet op. 34
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 3 op. 30