27 SARASVATHI Victoria Audrey

SARASVATHI Victoria Audrey
age 20

Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover 2010–
Jakarta Conservatory of Music 2004–2010

Victoria Audrey Sarasvathi (born 1 July 1997) took piano lesson at the Jakarta Conservatory of Music from 2004. In 2010–2013 she studied at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media under Roland Krüger, and at the age of 15 she entered the Bachelor of Piano Programme. In October 2017 she will start in the same school under Arie Vardi. She was a laureate of the Yamaha Europe Scholarship Competition 2014 in Cologne, and won the second prize at the Aarhus International Piano Competition 2013 in Denmark. Since April 2015 she has received a scholarship from Yehudi Menuhin Live Music Now. She has performed at various concert halls, among others the Sendesaal Bremen, NDR Sendesaal Hannover, Konzerthaus Berlin, and the Copenhagen Concert Hall.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in A minor (WTK II)
HAYDN Sonata in F major, Hob. XVI/23
CHOPIN Etude in B minor op. 25/10
SCRIABIN Etude in C-sharp minor op. 42/5
EARL WILD Etude no. 6 (based on Gershwin’s “I got Rhythm”)
CRISTÓBAL HALFFTER Ecos de un antigue órgano (Solo XII) (2001)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Opus 76: Esquisse, Etude, Carillon, Humoresque, Consolation, Romanzetta, Affetuoso, Pièce enfantine, Arabesque, Elegiaco, Linnaea, Capriccietto, Harlequinade
SCHUMANN Fantasie in C major op. 17


DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet op. 81
PROKOFIEV Piano Concerto no. 3 op. 26