22 PAN Anke

PAN Anke
age 24

Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln 2005–
Folkwang Musikhochschule Essen 1998–2005

Anke Pan (born 31 March 1993, Mülheim) performed her first piano concerto with an orchestra at the age of seven. She has received first prizes at several international piano competitions, including the Steinway in Hamburg and the Rotary in Essen. In 2010 she was the youngest applicant accepted to perform at the International Chopin Competition in Warsaw. She will perform in the 2017/18 concert series “Best of NRW”. She has been awarded the title “Steinway Young Artist”. Anke Pan is studying at the Cologne University of Music and Performing Arts under Ilja Scheps (earlier Pierre-Laurent Aimard 2005–2008). At the Folkwang University of Arts Essen her teacher was Hans-Günther Weber.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in E major (WTK II)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 7 in D major op. 10/3
CHOPIN Etude in F major op. 10/8
LISZT Transcendental Etude no. 12 ”Chasse-neige”
LIGETI Etude no. 10 ”Der Zauberlehrling”
BERIO Wasserklavier (1965)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Six Impromptus op. 5: IV Andantino, V Vivace
SCHUBERT Fantasy op. 15 ”Wanderer”
CHOPIN Four Mazurkas op. 33; Ballade no. 4 op. 52
GRANADOS Goyescas: Los Requiebros


SCHUMANN Piano Quintet op. 44
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 18