Jiaqing Luo
Supported by Club 32 donor The Hon Bronwyn Bishop AO


9 September 1999

I like to think of myself as a musical story-teller. I hope I can convey many stories and paint different pictures for the audience.


First Prize: Sendai International Music Competition (Sendai, Japan)
Fourth Prize: Fryderyk Chopin Beijing International Piano Competition (Beijing, China)
Winner: PianoTexas Young Artists Concerto Competition (Fort Worth, USA)
First Prize: Arthur Dann Piano Competition (Oberlin, USA)

Jiaqing Luo began his piano studies with Professor Yang Hu in the Attached Middle School of Wuhan Conservatory of Music. After his graduation he relocated to the USA, continuing his studies at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio with Professor Robert Shannon. He is currently at the New England Conservatory of Music in Massachusetts studying with Professor Đặng Thái Sơn.

Jiaqing has given recitals in France and the USA and in China, in Shanghai, Qingdao, Guangzhou, Wuhan and Hunan, performing in venues including the Salle Cortot in Paris and the Fulkerson Recital Hall of Humboldt University in California. He has performed with orchestras such as the Minnesota Orchestra, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra under Miguel Harth-Bedoya, China Philharmonic, Wuhan Philharmonic and Sendai Philharmonic Orchestra under Takaseki Ken.


2023 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Thursday 6 July 2023, 12.00pm
Preliminary Round Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital
Verbrugghen Hall
Saturday 8 July 2023, 11.30am

2023 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Aleksandr Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.9 Op.68 (Black Mass)
Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No.4 in E major Op.54

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

I. Andante con espressione
II. Rondo. Presto

No.1 Short story
No.7 Divertissement
No.9 Tarantella
No.10 Romance

Adolf Schulz-Evler: Arabesken über 'An der schönen blauen Donau' von Johann Strauss

Semi Finals Round 1: 70-Minute Recital

Thema. Animato
Variation I
Variation II
Variation III
Finale alla fantasia. Vivace

I. Introduzione. Un poco Adagio – Allegro vivace
II. Aria
III. Scherzo. Allegrissimo – intermezzo. Lento
IV. Finale. Allegro, un poco maestoso

No.11 Première communion de la Vierge

Franz Liszt: Réminiscences de Norma (after Bellini) S.394

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegretto
II. Blues. Moderato
III. Perpetuum mobile. Allegro

George Gershwin/Jascha Heifetz: ‘It ain’t necessarily so’ from Porgy and Bess

I. Allegro assai vivace
II. Allegretto scherzando
III. Adagio
IV. Molto allegro e vivace

No.2 Liebesleid

Final Round 1: Concerto 1800 and Earlier

I. Allegro maestoso
II. Andante
III. Allegretto

I. Maestoso
II. Adagio
III. Rondo. Allegro non troppo