Alice BurlaSupported by Club 32 donor Mick McCormack


August 5, 1996


Soloist Prize: Jmanuel und Evamaria Schenk Stiftung (Zofingen, Switzerland)
Prizewinner: Migros-Kulturprozent (Zurich, Switzerland)
Prix Collard: Kiefer Hablitzel /Göhner Music Prize (Bern, Switzerland)
Third Prize: Royal Birmingham International Piano Festival Competition (Birmingham, UK)
Third Prize: Concours International de Piano Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Saint-Priest, France)
Second Prize and Critic Prize: Primer Palau Competition/Palau de la Música Catalana Barcelona with IndiviDUAL piano duo (Barcelona, Spain)

Alice Burla is currently pursuing her Soloist Master’s degree with Professor Claudio Martínez Mehner in Basel, Switzerland.


Alice has performed both as a soloist and chamber musician in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Teatro la Fenice, Salle Cortot, and the World Economic Forum in Geneva. She has participated in major international festivals in Verbier, Salzburg, Santander, Israel, Poland and Hamamatsu. She has worked with renowned musicians such as Leonidas Kavakos, Richard Goode, Stephen Kovacevich, Ferenc Rados, Dmitri Alexeev, Maxim Vengerov, François Benda and Péter Eötvös, amongst many esteemed others. With Pierre Delignies, Alice co-founded the piano duo IndiviDUAL, a project which has seen them perform to acclaim at Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona and at the Royal Concertgebouw as part of the Holland Festival.


In 2018, she made her concert debut with the Sinfonieorchester Basel, performing Prokofiev’s Second Piano Concerto. Other orchestral engagements include concerts with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Manhattan Chamber Orchestra, New York Sinfonietta, Donetsk Philharmonic Orchestra and Torun Symphony Orchestra.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

I. Allegro
II. Minuet – Trio
II. Adagio
III. Allegro molto

Franz Liszt: Bagatelle sans Tonalité S.216a

I. Darkly

II. Leggiero e legato

III. Gentle


Franz Liszt: Nuages gris S.199  

I. Moderato
II. Allegro molto
III. Allegro vivace
IV. Molto tranquillo
V. Comodo
VI. Finale. Allegro

Alexander Scriabin: from 4 Preludes Op.37 No.1

Semifinal Round

I. Overture
II. Courante
III. Gavotte I/II
IV Passepied I/II
V. Sarabande
VI. Bourrée I/II
VII. Gigue
VIII. Echo

IV. Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses
VIII. Ondine

XII.  Minstrels

XII. Feux d’artifice

X. Regard de l’Esprit de Joie

Final Round

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Freie Fantasie in F# minor H.300

I. Allegro Brillante
II. Quasi variazioni. Andantino De Clara Wieck
III. Prestissimo possibile

Hommage à Farkas Ferenc (3) (evocation of Petrushka)
Hommage à Schubert

Les Adieux (in Janácek’s Manner)

I. Nocturne in E♭ minor

I. Allegro energico
II. Allegro vivace e leggiero
III. Adagio mesto
IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito