UNGA & LOVANDE KONSERT!
Söndag den 28 augusti kl. 12.45-13.45
Tidigare Prisvinnare i Göteborgs pianofestival och prisvinnare från Orbetello Piano competition, Italien
Ning Hui See
Ning Hui See is a Singapore-born pianist and researcher recognised for her "refined touch, voluminous sound and an all-rounded musical personality" (The Straits Times). She has given recitals at London’s Steinway Hall, Regent Hall, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, St James' Piccadilly, the Austrian Cultural Forum, and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Throughout the UK, she has performed at the Pallant House Gallery, The Venue at Leeds, the Wells Cathedral School, and the Yehudi Menuhin School. Additional concerts have brought her to Italy, the Harris Hall at Aspen (Colorado), and the Esplanade Recital Studio in Singapore. She performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto in Padua and Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Danube Orchestra in Budapest. Ning Hui is an artist with Kris Foundation.
Earlier in her career, Ning Hui was a laureate of the "Citta di Padova" International Competition in Italy, the Cesar Franck International Piano Competition in Belgium, the RCM Esther Fisher Prize and the MMSF Mark James Piano Award. Ning Hui attained her MMus and BMus (Hons) with Distinctions studying with John Byrne and Dmitri Alexeev at the Royal College of Music London, and received her Artist Diploma with Distinction studying with Deniz Gelenbe and Sergio de Simone at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.
Ning Hui’s doctoral research 'Concert Programming Strategies: Clara Wieck-Schumann’s Piano Sonata' examines issues of gender, value and the musical canon. She is passionate about practical and meaningful strategies towards the integration of lesser-known composers into concert repertoire and education. Ning Hui is a C H Scholar working with Dr Rosie Perkins, Dr Natasha Loges and Danny Driver at the Royal College of Music London. She has presented at the European Platform for Artistic Research conference, the Institute of Austrian and German Music Research (Surrey), and the Gender and Musicianship Study Days (Helsinki). Ning Hui is currently a Graduate Teaching Assistant for historical studies at the RCM.
Alex Rongsheng Zhang
Born on 4 June 2009 in Gothenburg, Sweden, he began learning piano at the age of six with his father and piano teacher Zhiying Huang. He attends the Gothenburg Music Academy, where he studies piano with Nissor Abdourazakov. He has gained experience in performing in many concerts. He has won prizes in several international competitions, including second prize in Piano Group A at the “VII Stockholm International Music Competition 2019” (https://semibrevis.se), second prize in Group B at the “Malmö YAMAHA Piano Competition 2021” (https://www.malmo-ypc.com), and first prize in Group C at the “1st International Piano Competition in Gothenburg 2021” (https://www.goteborgspianofestival.com). Alex was in the finalist in Group II at the “29th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth in Szafarnia, Poland, 2022” (https://szafarnia.art.pl/en/konkurs-2022/ ).
William Dahl is a 25-year-old pianist who was born and raised in Orust in Bohuslän. He started playing the piano at the age of 7 with his father as a teacher. At the age of 11 he started study for Bernt Wilhelmsson, who is a piano teacher on the bachelor's and master's courses the University of Music in Gothenburg (The Artist). Since the age of 21, he has studied for Mikael Kanarva at Ingesund University of Music. William has taken master classes for teachers like Staffan Scheja, Peter Jablonski and Dominique Merlet and others. In 2014 he won second prize at Steinway piano festival held in Copenhagen and in 2021 he won first prize at Gothenburg piano festival and has participated in several other competitions such as the Pole Star Prize.
Anton Hermansson (b.2004) currently studies piano with Taru Tuulia Kurki at the Conservatory of Music in Falun. He has been awarded scholarships from, among others, Eugene Nilsson's memorial fund and Erik Grudd's foundation. (Royal Academy of Music) Anton has participated in master classes for, among others, Simon Crawford-Philips and Martin Sturfält, and in autumn 2021 he won 1st prize in the Gothenburg International Piano Festival. I will also have participated in masterclasses (and received lessons) from Stefan Bojsten and Mats Widlund when the festival is when I will be participating in a summer course at Edsberg Castle August 9-13.
Matan Gur Nelson
Matan Gur Nelson, pianist (b. 2006), student of Ms. Adela Umansky at the Kfar Saba Conservatory of Music.
Gur Nelson won the Sharett Grants from the America Israel Cultural Foundation with Outstanding Honors from 2018 onwards. In addition, he received scholarships from Zefunot Tarbut and Ronen Foundation. Since 2016, Gur Nelson has been taking part in the Outstanding Pianists' Program of the Jerusalem Music Center (JMC). As of 2021, Gur Nelson is a regular participant in the Master Classes of Maestro Murray Perahia, president of the JMC.
Matan Gur Nelson won several awards, including first prize in the Pnina Salzman National Piano Competition in 2019, first place in the "Piano Forever" competition in 2021 and most recently at the end of April 2022, first prize in the Orbetello International Piano Competition, Italy.
Currently studying at the Krakow National Conservatory of Music in Poland. He has won the champion of the Orbetello International Junior Piano Competition in Italy, the bronze medal of the Carles Sofia International Piano Competition in Spain, the gold medal of the Manhattan International Music Competition in the United States, and the first prize of the National Piano Competition of the Shanghai Conservatory of Music. Yamaha National Piano Competition Second Prize and many other competition awards
He is currently studying with prof. Jamusz Skowron.