International Piano-e-Competition
Robin Giesbrecht
Nationality:
German
Residence:
Germany
DOB: 8/5/1993
Instructors: Prof. Karl-Heinz Kämmerling
About Robin:
Robin Giesbrecht began winning piano competitions at the age of seven. Now 17, he studies at the "Hochschule für Musik und Theater Hannover ", Germany. In 2006, Robin played on Mozart's own pianoforte on a worldwide broadcast celebrating Mozart's 250th birthday. He participates annually in music festivals throughout Europe. The city of Hamburg and the country of Germany have honored him for his achievements, and he has several times received the First prize with the highest possible scores in the Rotary International competition, the Grotrian-Steinweg competition and Germany's National Young Musician competition. He performed Beethoven's First Piano Concerto with the NDR philharmony and the Rousse Philharmony.
Repertoire:
Disklavier Audition  
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2, First Movement
Alexander Scriabin Etude Op. 42 No. 3, "Mosquito"
Franz Liszt Tarantella, S. 162 No. 3 (from Venezia e Napoli)
   
First Round  
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in A Minor, WTC II, BWV 889
Ludwig van Beethoven Sonata No. 17 in D Minor, Op. 31 No. 2, First Movement
Alexander Scriabin Etude in D-flat Major, Op. 8 No. 10
Claude Debussy L'Isle Joyeuse
   
Second Round  
Franz Schubert Impromptu Op. 90 No. 4, in A-flat Major, D899
Jeno Takacs Toccata Op. 54 (1945)
Franz Liszt Venezia e Napoli
   
Semi-Final Round  
Ludwig van Beethoven Thirty-Two Variations in C Minor, WoO 80
Alexander Scriabin Prelude Op. 16 No. 4
Alexander Scriabin Prelude Op. 11 No. 14
Franz Schubert Wanderer Fantasy in C Major, D.760
   
Finals  
Ludwig van Beethoven Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37, First Movement
   
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