Moye Chen
2016 3nd Prize


21 September 1983


George Frederick Boyle Third Prize
Sydney International Piano Competition
Second Prize: International Piano Competition "Spanish Composers"(Spain)
Thirds Prize: International Iowa Piano Competition (USA)
First Prize: 58th Cincinnati World Piano Competition (USA)
Second Prize: Seattle International Piano Competition (USA)
First Prize: Bradshaw & Buono International Piano Competition (USA)

Moye Chen completed his Bachelor and Master degrees at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music under Professor Hung-Kuan Chen. He received his Artist Diploma from Oberlin Conservatory of Music, where he studied with Professor Angela Cheng, and is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois, studying with Professors William Heiles and Robert Hamilton.

He has made numerous solo appearances in many cities and at music festivals, including the Beijing International Contemporary Music Festival, Deia International Music Festival, Gilmore International Keyboard Festival and Tongyeong International Music Festival. Moye has performed in renowned venues such as Carnegie Hall, Krannert Center, the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Beijing Concert Hall and Shanghai Concert Hall, and he has appeared with orchestras such as the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Beijing Symphony Orchestra, Sioux City Symphony Orchestra, Oberlin Chamber Orchestra, International Orchestra ‘Virtuosos of Madrid’ and Ensembles Asia Orchestra.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Domenico Scarlatti: Sonata in G minor K.8
  1. ‘Butterfly’ Op.43 No.1
  2. ‘March of the Dwarfs’ Op.54 No.3
Franz Liszt/Vladimir Horowitz: Hungarian Rhapsody No.19 in D minor S.244

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Percy Grainger: Ramble on Love from Richard Strauss's ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ (1922)
  1. Allegro agitato
  2. Non allegro
  3. Allegro molto

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

Alexander Scriabin: Poème No.1 in F♯ Major Op.32
Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.10 Op.70
  1. Allegro moderato
  2. Andante cantabile
  3. Allegretto

Lento assai – Allegro energico – Grandioso – Recitativo – Andante sontsenuto – Quasi adagio – Allegro energico – Stretta quasi presto – Presto – Prestissimo – Andante sostenuto – Allegro moderato – Lento assai

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2. Allegro
  3. Ben moderato: Recitative-Fantasia
  4. Allegretto poco mosso
  1. Allegro, ma non tanto
  2. Dumka: Andante con moto
  3. Scherzo (Furiant): molto vivace
  4. Finale: Allegro

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Moderato
  2. Adagio sostenuto
  3. Allegro scherzando