13 KIM Yedam

KIM Yedam
South Korea
age 29

École Normale de Musique de Paris 2012–2016
Universität Mozarteum Salzburg 2012–2013
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris 2006–2010

Yedam Kim (born 24 March 1988) has been living in France since 2002. She obtained a Master’s degree at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris with Henri Barda and Bruno Rigutto, a postgraduate degree at the Mozarteum University Salzburg in 2013 with Jacques Rouvier and a concert diploma at the École Normale de Musique de Paris in 2016. Yedam Kim won the second prize in the Epinal International Competition and was a semi-finalist in the Queen Elisabeth and Busoni International Competitions. She has been a soloist and with orchestras at the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Salle Pleyel and Théatre du Châtelet in Paris and the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in B-flat minor (WTK I)
MOZART Sonata D Major, K. 576
CHOPIN Etude in E minor op. 25/5
LISZT Paganini Etude no. 3 ”La campanella”
DEBUSSY Pour le piano: III Toccata
LIGETI Etude no. 2 ”Cordes à vide” (1985)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Valse triste op. 44/1
DEBUSSY Images II: I Cloches à travers les feuilles, II Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut, III Poissons d’or
MUSSORGRSKY Pictures at an Exhibition


SCHUMANN Piano Quintet op. 44
BEETHOVEN Piano Concerto no. 3

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comissioned work by Outi Tarkiainen

The commissioned work for the competition was composed by Outi Tarkiainen. Competitors may, in the second round, alternatively improvise on a theme. The theme is issued 20 minutes before performance.

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