Participant info

Mr. van Staden Frederick Ion

Country of residence Romania


Born on 2003-12-15 00:00:00, Pretoria (South Africa)
Started to play piano at the age of 5 with Prof. Roman Manoleanu

Since 2011 till 2015 has studied at the Art School Nr 3, Bucharest (school) with Prof. Carmen Simu
Since 2016 till now has studied at the CNA Dinu Lipatti (school) with Prof. Alina Balaban


1st Prize of the Piano Pro Ingenio, 2015

3rd Prize of the Grand Prize Virtuoso London Competition, 2016

3rd Prize of the Grand Prize Virtuoso Salzburg Competition, 2016

Competition repertoire:

First round:

  1. J.S. Bach. Praludium und Fughetta in G major
  2. F. Liszt. Study b minor op. 1 no. 12
  3. R. Schumann. Arabesque op. 18

Second round:

  1. L. van Beethove. Sonata op. 2 no. 1 in F Minor 1st mov.
  2. T. Dumitrescu. Prelude for Tania op. 14 no. 2
  3. F Chopin. Fantasie Impromptu op. 66
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