4 CARR Joachim

CARR Joachim
age 29

Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin 2011–2016
Barratt Due musikkinstitutt, Oslo 2006–2010

Joachim Carr (born 22 May 1988, Bergen) studied at the Barratt Due Institute of Music in Oslo with Jiri Hlinka and at the Hanns Eisler School of Music Berlin with Eldar Nebolsin. In 2014 he was awarded the first prizes at the Edvard Grieg International Piano Competition in Bergen and at the Concours International de Musique de Chambre de Lyon. He has been a soloist with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonic, Lithuanian State Symphony, Norwegian Radio and other orchestras, and has given solo recitals at the Ruhr, Zermatt, Lofoten and Bergen Festivals. His debut album, of works by Schumann, Brahms and Berg, was released in 2014 by Claves Records.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in E major (WTK I)
SCHUBERT Sonata in E minor, D. 566
CHOPIN Etude in E minor op. 25/5
SCHUMANN Toccata op. 7
LIGETI Etude no. 6 ”Automne à Varsovie”
TRISTAN MURAIL La Mandragore (1993)

Second round

SCHUMANN Sonata no. 2 in G minor op. 22
SIBELIUS Opus 75: When the Rowan Blossoms, The Solitary Pine, The Aspen, The Birch, The Spruce; Two Rondinos op. 68
SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
RAVEL La valse


SHOSTAKOVICH Piano Quintet op. 57
BRAHMS Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 83

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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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