14 KLEIN Kathrin Isabelle

KLEIN Kathrin Isabelle
age 25

Hochschule für Musik und Theater München 2015–
Hochschule für Musik Würzburg 2012–2015
Musikhochschule Freiburg 2011–2012

Kathrin Isabelle Klein (born 25 December 1991) won the third prize at the Concours International de Piano d’Orléans in 2014 after receiving other awards in national competitions. She performs in different chamber music and Lied ensembles, and has a particular passion for playing in an orchestra. She was a member of the German National Youth Orchestra, the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie and the Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra in 2016. Kathrin Isabelle Klein is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Markus Bellheim and is an accompanist at the State University of Music and the Performing Arts Stuttgart.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in C-sharp minor (WTK II)
HAYDN Sonata in C major, Hob. XVI/48
CHOPIN Etude in A-flat major op. 10/10
LISZT Transcendental Etude no. 11 ”Harmonies du soir”
LIGETI Etude no. 6 ”Automne à Varsovie”
BOULEZ Incises (2001)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
SIBELIUS Opus 76: I Esquisse, II Etude, III Carillon, IV Humoresque, V Consolation
MESSIAEN Catalogue d’oiseaux: Le loriot
BRAHMS Sonata no. 3 in F minor op. 5


BRAHMS Piano Quintet op. 34
RAVEL Piano Concerto in G major

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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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