Larry Weng
United States of America, °1987
 
PIANO 2016 : Laureate
After studying under Matti Raekallio and Jerome Lowenthal at the Juilliard School in New York, Larry Weng went on to further studies at the Yale School of Music under Boris Berman. A laureate of the Elizabeth Parisot Piano Prize in 2012, he was second laureate of the Wideman International Competition in Louisiana two years later. Larry Weng has played with orchestras such as the Boston Symphony Orchestra, the Fort Worth Symphony, and the Cecilia Chorus Orchestra. He has performed in Switzerland (Verbier Festival), the Netherlands (Holland Music Session), and the United States (including Carnegie Hall in New York, Nichols Concert Hall, and Bennett Gordon Hall in Chicago). Last year, he made his debut at Subculture in New York, supported by the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation.

Teachers

Boris Berman, 2010-2014, Matti Raekallio, 2008-2010, Jerome Lowenthal, 2005-2010

Degrees

Yale School of Music MMA (doctoral), 2014; Yale School of Music Artist Diploma, 2012; Juilliard Master of Music, 2010; Columbia University, Bachelor of Art, 2009
Video
Final 2016 : Larry Weng
Semi-final 2016 : Larry Weng - concerto
Semi-final 2016 : Larry Weng - recital
Audio
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Programme
Final (26/05/2016)
Claude Ledoux A Butterfly's Dream
Johannes Brahms Concerto n. 2 in B flat major op. 83
Larry Weng, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop
Semi-final

Récital (10/05/2016)

Fabian Fiorini Tears of Lights
Maurice Ravel Miroirs
Larry Weng, piano

Concerto (13/05/2016)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 21 in C major KV 467
Larry Weng, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (06/05/2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 1 in C major BWV 870
Franz Schubert Allegro (Sonata in A major D 959)
Sergey Prokofiev Etude in D minor op. 2/1
Larry Weng, piano
Piano 2020 postponed to May 2021
How the competition unfolds
H.M. Queen Mathilde
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