Prizewinner Concert: Ivan Krpan

Steinway Prizewinner Concert: Ivan Krpan, the winner of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition 2017, presents a program with Schumann’s well known Fantasie and Arabesque, and Chopin’s 24 Preludes.

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Ivan Krpan was born in Zagreb in 1997, and began studying the piano at the age of 6. From 2013, he has been studying with Ruben Dalibaltayan at the Music Academy in Zagreb. In 2017 Krpan was the winner of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition 2017, one of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions.

Krpan has won several first prizes in national and international piano competitions in his career: 1st prize in the EPTA International Piano Competition in Bruxelles (2014), 1st prize in the International Piano Competition Young Virtuosi in Zagreb (2014), the International Piano Competition for Young Musicians in Enschede (Netherlands) and the Ettlingen International Competition for Young Pianists.

In 2015 he won 4th prize in the 1st International Zhuhai Mozart Competition in Zhuhai (China). Recently he won the annual Ivo Vuljević prize awarded by the Jeunesses Musicales Croatia for the best young musician in Croatia in 2015.

More recent accolades include the 3rd prize at the 10th Moscow International Frederick Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in 2016. The Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra has granted him the Young Musician of the Year Award in 2016.

Futures engagements include concerts in Italy, Germany, China, South Korea, Japan and a tour in South America.

A co-operation between KODE Composer Homes, Steinway & Sons and Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition.

Concert in Troldsalen, Sunday 18 March 2018 kl. 13:00

Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
Arabesque, op. 18

Fantasie i C-dur / Fantasie in C major, op. 17
Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen; Im Legenden-Ton
Mäßig. Durchaus energisch
Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten.

Pause / Intermission

Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
24 Preludes, op. 28

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Adults NOK 250
Bergen Card NOK 200
Students/Children NOK 50

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Konsert med Ivan Krpan, prisvinner av Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition 2017.