International Piano-e-Competition
Yongqiu LIU, 16
Yongqiu  Liu

P. R. China
DOB: 8/1/2000
Ting Zhou
About Yongqiu:
A scholarship student at the Music Middle School Attached to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Yongqiu has begun her music studies at 4 and a half years of age. By age 8, Yongqiu has won the gold award of the Final for National Excellent Pianist in Piano Grading Test.
After winning the second Prize at Youth Group of the 12th International Chopin Competition in Poland, she was invited to perform at by the Polish Embassy in China, to great acclaim. Youngqiu successfully performed and competed in China, Europe and Russia and USA, taking the Fourth Prize in the Ninth Tchaikovsky International Piano Youth Competition in Novosibirsk in 2015, and winning the First Prizes in both Solo concert performances and Piano Concerto competition at the New York International Youth Music Festival in 2015.
Currently Yongqiu studies with Professor Ting Zhou. Yongqiu is also a recipient of NIU Ende Piano Scholarship, FU Chengxian Scholarship and Shanghai Literary and Artistic Talent Scholarship.

Disklavier Audition  
Johannes Brahms Paganini Variations, Op. 35 Book 2
Joseph Haydn Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52
  I. Allegro
Franz Liszt Grandes études de Paganini, S. 141 No. 3, "La campanella"
First Round  
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, WTC II, BWV 889
Franz Joseph Haydn Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52 
I. Allegro
Franz Liszt Grandes études de Paganini, No. 3 "La campanella", S.141/3
Johannes Brahms Paganini Variations, Op. 35 Book 2
Semi-Final Round  
Franz Schubert Impromptu Op. 142 No. 1 in F Minor, D. 935
Ludwig van Beethoven Thirty-Two Variations in C Minor, WoO 80
Franz Liszt Tristan and Isolde - Liebestod, S.447
Sofia Gubaidulina Chaconne
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
I. Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso
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