17 LASARACINA Viviana Pia

age 29

Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, Rome 2013–2016
Royal Academy of Music, London 2012–2014
Conservatorio di Musica Nino Rota, Monopoli 2003–2011

Viviana Pia Lasaracina (born 27 April 1988) has been a finalist at the Busoni International Piano Competition and the International German Piano Award. She has also been a winner of the New York Concert Artists and Associates Carnegie Hall Debut Auditions, and won the second prize at the Iturbi International Piano Competition in Valencia in 2015. She has appeared at festivals, both as a soloist and as a chamber musician. In 2014 she debuted in Miami and at the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall in New York. She studied at the Nino Rota Conservatory of Music and the Santa Cecilia Academy with Benedetto Lupo, and at the Royal Academy of Music in London with Christopher Elton.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in G major (WTK I)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 16 in G major op. 31/1
CHOPIN Etude in A minor op. 25/11
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in C minor op. 39/1
DEBUSSY Etude no. 9 ”Pour les notes répétées”
IVAN FEDELE Etudes australes: Etude no. 4 (2002–2003)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
GRANADOS Goyescas: El amor y la muerte
LISZT Rhapsodie espagnole
SCRIABIN Sonata no. 3 in F-sharp minor op. 23
SIBELIUS Opus 76: I Esquisse, II Etude, III Carillon, IV Humoresque, V Consolation


SCHUMANN Piano Quintet op. 44
RACHMANINOFF Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini op. 43


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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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