Kevin Chen | Concours de Genève

Kevin Chen


Kevin Chen lives in Calgary, Canada, where he studies with Marilyn Engle. Despite his young age, he has already taken part in many famous international competitions, winning 1st Prize at the Liszt Competition in Budapest, 1st Prize at the Mozart Competition in Lugano (junior section) and 1st Prize at the Hilton Head Competition in Washington. He has performed with the Calgary, Edmonton, and Minneapolis Symphony Orchestras, among others. Kevin Chen is also an avid composer, with nearly 100 works to his credit, including symphonies and a piano concerto. In 2013, he wrote River Rhapsody in honor of the victims of the High River floods.



Online Recital 

J.S. Bach: Prelude & Fugue n°3 in C-sharp major, BWV 848
F. Schubert: Sonata n°14 in A minor, D. 784
G. Ligeti: Etudes n°10, 12 ,13
M. Ravel: La valse, M.72

Semi-Final Round - Solo Recital
B. Bartók: 3 Etudes, Op.18
F. Mendelssohn: Variations sérieuses, Op.54
L.v. Beethoven:  Sonata n°28 in A major, Op. 101
F. Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage - Les jeux d’eaux à la Villa d’Este, S. 163/4
F. Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418

Semi-Final Round - Chamber Music 

L.v. Beethoven: Cello sonata n°3 in A maj, Op.69
C. Debussy: Proses lyriques

Final Round 

F. Chopin: Concerto n°1 in E minor