JunLin Wu 2021
Supported by Club 32 donors Donald and Kate Magarey


12 December 1997


First Prize: Chappell Medal Piano Competition, Royal College of Music (London, UK)
First Prize: “In Musica” Roma International Piano Competition (Rome, Italy)
First Prize: Jaques Samuel Intercollegiate Piano Competition (London, UK)
First Prize: Lang Lang International Piano Competition (Shenzhen, China)

JunLin Wu started his piano studies at the age of six with Professor Qi Li at Xinghai Conservatory of Music in Guangdong, China. Further studies under Professor Jay Peng Chueh Su and Dr Vivian Li, culminated in his winning a place at the Royal College of Music on a Bowerman Charitable Trust Scholarship, to study with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music degree there.

JunLin has participated in masterclasses with renowned pianists, including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Craig Sheppard, John Perry and Antonio Pompa-Baldi. He has appeared regularly on Chinese and international stages and had the honour of being selected to perform in London for the First Lady of the People’s Republic of China, Madame Peng Liyuan.

From 2011 to 2015 JunLin was selected to take part in the Morningside Music Bridge at the New England Conservatory, Boston and made a successful debut recital at London’s Wigmore Hall in March 2019.


2021 Competition Performances

Preliminary Round Preliminary Round
Webcast: Online Concert
Wednesday 7 July 2021, 7.30pm

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

Graham Hair: Under Aldebaran
Alexander Scriabin: Fantasie in B minor Op.28

VII. El Albaicín

IV. Córdoba

Maurice Ravel: La Valse 
Maurice Ravel: Jeux d'eau

Semi Final Round

I. Allegro 
II. Andante 
III. Allegro

I. Andante
II. Lento

I. Allegro agitato 
II. Non allegro – Lento 
III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto 

Final Round

I. Präludium

II. Allegro (Fugue)

III. Allemande

IV. Courante

V. Air & Five variations

VI. Presto

Tema. Vivace

I. Alla marcia maestoso

II. Poco allegro

III. L’istesso tempo

IV. Un poco più vivace

V. Allegro vivace

VI. Allegro ma non troppo e serioso

VII. Un poco più allegro

VIII. Poco vivace

IX. Allegro pesante e risoluto

X. Presto

XI. Allegretto

XII. Un poco più moto

XIII. Vivace

XIV. Grave e maestoso

XV. Presto scherzando

XVI. Allegro

XVII. Allegro

XVIII. Poco moderato

XIX. Presto

XX. Andante

XXI. Allegro con brio – Meno allegro

XXII. Allegro molto, alla ‘Notte e giorno faticar’ di Mozart

XXIII. Allegro assai

XXIV. Fughetta. Andante

XXV. Allegro

XXVI. Piacevole

XXVII. Vivace

XXVIII. Allegro

XXIX. Adagio ma non troppo

XXX. Andante, sempre cantabile

XXXI. Largo, molto espressivo

XXXII. Fugue. Allegro

XXXIII. Tempo di Minuet moderato

Frédéric Chopin: Mazurka in D♭ major Op.30 No.3

VII. Allegro