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#1725180 - 08/02/11 12:55 PM Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop
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Hi Everyone,

Here is 2000 Leeds competition winner, Alessio Bax, on the above-mentioned topics.

http://www.examiner.com/piano-in-san-francisco/interview-with-alessio-bax-part-ii

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#1725211 - 08/02/11 01:31 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: vlhorowitz]
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I'm surprised by the eloquency of Bax. Does anyone know the name of the 14-year-old winner of the Hammatsu competition?

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#1725212 - 08/02/11 01:33 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: PaulaPiano34]
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Originally Posted By: chobeethaninov
I'm surprised by the eloquency of Bax. Does anyone know the name of the 14-year-old winner of the Hammatsu competition?

Seong-Jin Cho from South Korea. He also won the Bronze Medai at the Tchaikovsky.
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#1725230 - 08/02/11 01:57 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: jazzyprof]
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Originally Posted By: jazzyprof
Originally Posted By: chobeethaninov
I'm surprised by the eloquency of Bax. Does anyone know the name of the 14-year-old winner of the Hammatsu competition?

Seong-Jin Cho from South Korea. He also won the Bronze Medai at the Tchaikovsky.


Stunning! He must've only been like 18 or something!

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#1725237 - 08/02/11 02:07 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: PaulaPiano34]
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Actually, 17!
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#1725709 - 08/03/11 07:31 AM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: PaulaPiano34]
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Originally Posted By: chobeethaninov
I'm surprised by the eloquency of Bax.


Me too. If his playing is half as mature as his words sound, he s one to watch closely.

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#1729393 - 08/09/11 01:16 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: izaldu]
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I definitely think that he's a sensitive artist. He just posted his own program notes. Interesting to read what he had in mind: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IQfb...en_US&pli=1

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#1729444 - 08/09/11 02:48 PM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: izaldu]
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Originally Posted By: izaldu
Originally Posted By: chobeethaninov
I'm surprised by the eloquency of Bax.


Me too. If his playing is half as mature as his words sound, he s one to watch closely.


You can find a masterclass of him playing the Fugue from the Hammerklavier for Barenboim on YouTube. Here's part 1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLRvOnbbpnI

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#1729921 - 08/10/11 05:36 AM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: vlhorowitz]
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Thanks, cho. I checked some of his work and i quite like his repertoire choices. he pplays the Liszt Handel sarabande and Chaconne from Almira, a weakness of mine!. His Bach is pretty neat too. Thanks for the link, will check it later at home.

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#1729995 - 08/10/11 10:14 AM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: izaldu]
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Originally Posted By: izaldu
Thanks, cho. I checked some of his work and i quite like his repertoire choices. he pplays the Liszt Handel sarabande and Chaconne from Almira, a weakness of mine!. His Bach is pretty neat too. Thanks for the link, will check it later at home.


Ooh??? He plays the Liszt-Handel Chaconne and Sarabande! So do I!!! The only recording I could find of it is Leslie Howard's, though, and I really don't like Howard's playing that much. I will check it out!

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#1730028 - 08/10/11 11:47 AM Re: Leeds winner on: Lang Lang, Horowitz, Rachmaninoff and Pop [Re: PaulaPiano34]
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Originally Posted By: chobeethaninov
Originally Posted By: izaldu
Thanks, cho. I checked some of his work and i quite like his repertoire choices. he pplays the Liszt Handel sarabande and Chaconne from Almira, a weakness of mine!. His Bach is pretty neat too. Thanks for the link, will check it later at home.


Ooh??? He plays the Liszt-Handel Chaconne and Sarabande! So do I!!! The only recording I could find of it is Leslie Howard's, though, and I really don't like Howard's playing that much. I will check it out!


I have Bax's CD with that on it. "Baroque Reflections" and it is quite a good one. His recording of the Liszt-Handel Chaconne and Sarabande is fantastic!

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