Gregory Allen
piano | United States of America, °1949
 
PIANO 1978 : Second Prize
Gregory Allen, Professor of Piano at the Butler School of Music, was the Grand Prize winner of the 1980 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition in Tel Aviv, won the second prize at the 1978 Queen Elisabeth Competition, and received top honors in the Los Angeles Young Musicians Foundation, the Gina Bachauer, and the Washington International Competitions. He has appeared with the New York, Los Angeles, and Israel Philharmonics, as well as orchestras in San Francisco, San Diego, Baltimore, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio. Major teachers include John Perry, Jerome Lowenthal, and Leon Fleisher.
Audio
Programme
Final (30/05/1978)
Willem Kersters Concerto op. 69
Aleksandr Skryabin Sonata n. 7 op. 64
Johannes Brahms Concerto n. 2 in B flat major op. 83
Gregory Allen, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Georges Octors
Semi-final (17/05/1978)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 11 in F major BWV 880
Jean-Marie Simonis Notturno op. 33
Fryderyk Chopin Ballade n. 4 in F minor op. 52
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata n. 7 in D major op. 10/3
Gregory Allen, piano
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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