Larry Weng


25 September 1987


Third Prize: Wideman International Piano Competition (USA)
Second Prize: New York International Piano Competition (USA)

Larry Weng graduated from a joint degree program between Columbia University and The Juilliard School with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Master of Music in Piano Performance under Professors Jerome Lowenthal and Matti Raekallio in 2009. He continued his studies with Professor Boris Berman at the Yale School of Music, where he has completed the residential portion of their doctoral degree program and was awarded a Master of Musical Arts in May 2014.

Larry has given concerts in France, Switzerland, the Netherlands, China, Japan, Brazil, and Venezuela, and has performed in Boston’s Symphony Hall, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, Salle Cortot and the Sala São Paolo. He has appeared as soloist with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, New England Philharmonic and Boston Symphony Orchestra.

As a chamber musician he has worked with such names as Claude and Pamela César Franck, Gabor Takacs, David Shifrin and David Soyer amongst others.


2016 Competition Repertoire

Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise Fantasie in A♭ Major Op.61
Maurice Ravel: Alborada del gracioso from ‘Miroirs’

Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Maurice Ravel: Oiseaux Tristes from ‘Miroirs’
  1. III. Gentle
  2. IV.
  3. V. Threnody
  1. Vivace ma non troppo. Adagio espressivo
  2. Prestissimo
  3. Gesangvoll, mit innigster Empfindung. Andante molto cantabile ed espressivo

Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

  1. Allegro
  2. Andantino
  3. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
  4. Rondo. Allegretto
Maurice Ravel: Une barque sur l'ocean and La vallée des cloches from ‘Miroirs’
  1. Allegro inquieto
  2. Andante caloroso
  3. Precipitato

Round 2: Accompaniment/Chamber Music

  1. Allegretto ben moderato
  2. Allegro
  3. Ben moderato: Recitative-Fantasia
  4. Allegretto poco mosso
  1. Allegro brillante
  2. In modo d’una marcia. Un poco largarmente
  3. Scherzo: Molto vivace
  4. Allegro ma non troppo

Round 1: 18th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro maestoso
  2. Andante
  3. Allegro vivace assai

Round 2: 19th or 20th Century Concerto

  1. Allegro non troppo
  2. Allegro appassionato
  3. Andante
  4. Allegretto grazioso