8 HARTONO Anthony

age 22

Sibelius Academy 2016–
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Singapore 2012–2016

Anthony Hartono (born 29 January 1995) is currently pursuing a Master’s degree at the Sibelius Academy under Teppo Koivisto. He obtained his Bachelor of Music in piano performance from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music in Singapore under Albert Tiu, with a full scholarship. His former teachers include Johannes Nugroho and Midya Wirawan. Hartono won the first prize in the Ananda Sukarlan Award International Piano Competition 2014 in Jakarta. He has participated in summer festivals and has been the recipient of awards, prizes and a scholarship.


First round

J. S. BACH Prelude and Fugue in D major (WTK II)
BEETHOVEN Sonata no. 23 in F minor op. 57 ”Appassionata”
CHOPIN Etude in A minor op. 25/11
RACHMANINOFF Etude-tableau in D major op. 39/9
DEBUSSY Etude no. 7 ”Pour les degrés chromatiques”
ANANDA SUKARLAN Rapsodia Nusantara no. 10 in B major (2012)

Second round

SAARIAHO Arabesques et adages
RACHMANINOFF Sonata no. 1 in D minor op. 28
SIBELIUS Impromptu in B minor op. 5/5; Romance in D-flat major op. 24/9


DVOŘÁK Piano Quintet no. 2 op. 81
RACHMANINOFF Piano Concerto no. 2 op. 18

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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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