VC LIVE | New Zealand’s Nationwide Music Competitors — Closing Spherical


FRIDAY FEBRUARY 11, 2022 | 8:00 PM (ET)




Shuan Liu (Piano)

  • Medtner | Piano Sonata No. 12 “Romantica”
  • Gluck | Melodie from orfeo ed Euridice (Arr. Sgambati)

Christine Jeon (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 3 in C Main | Prelude
  • Schumann | Fantasiestucke
  • Cassado | Requiebros

KiHei Lee (Violin)

  • Debussy | Violin Sonata in G minor
  • Lutoslawski | Subito fro Violin and Piano

Otis Prescott-mason (Piano)

  • Chopin | Scherzo No. 2 in B Flat Minor, Op. 31
  • Ravel | Ondine, from Gaspard de la nuit
  • Scriabin | Piano Sonata No. 4 in F Sharp

Hyein Kim (Cello)

  • Bach | Cello Suite No. 3 in C Main
  • Schumann | Adagio and Allegro
  • Paganini | Moses Variations

Jessica Chi (Piano)

  • Bach | Prelude & Fugue No. 7
  • Chopin | Ballade No. 4 in F minor
  • Rachmaninov | Prelude in B minor No. 10
  • Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 3 in A minor


Open to pianists and string gamers from New Zealand, the primary prize winner can be awarded NZD $5,000 in addition to quite a few efficiency alternatives together with a debut with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

“The Hill Household Basis for Artwork and Music and the Lewis Eady Charitable Belief works to serve our promising rising musicians. We acknowledge the profound influence the pandemic has had on this age group — it has denied not solely alternatives however has in some ways influenced their revenue and the stamina, goal, and drive to maintain practising.”

“We applaud our rivals’ resilience within the face of ongoing deferrals, and, via grit and dogged perseverance, we are going to make this competitors occur for them. As they are saying, the present should go on.”

The ultimate spherical decide is Justine Cormack.


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