Alice Burla


August 5, 1996


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 1: 20-Minute Recital

I. Andante con moto, cantabile e con piacevole

IV. Presto

VI. Presto – Andante amabile e con moto

I. Darkly

II. Leggiero e legato

III. Gentle

IV. (no title)

V. Threnody



Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Joseph Haydn: Fantasia in C Major Hob.XVII:4

IV. Fanfares

II. Cordes à vide

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

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

I. Overture
II. Courante
III. Gavotte I

IV. Gavotte II
V Passepied I/II

VI. Passpied

VII. Sarabande
VIII. Bourrée I

VIII. Bourrée II
IX. Gigue
X. Echo

  1. Senza lentezza quasi Allegretto

VII. Ce qu’a vu le vent d’Ouest

IX. La séréade interrompue

IV. Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir

XII.  Minstrels

XII. Feux d’artifice

X. Regard de l’Esprit de Joie

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Andante assai

II. Allegro brusco

III. Andante

IV. Allegrissimo – Andante assai, come prima

Joseph Achron: Hebrew Melody Op.33

I. Allegro vivace

II. Adagio affettuoso

III. Allegro passionate

IV. Allegro molto

I. Spinning Song

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro moderato

II. Lento

III. Moderato

IV. Allegro con brio

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

Introduction. Allegro vivace – Variation I (Precedente)

Tema. L’istesso tempo

Variation II. L’istesso tempo

Variation III. L’istesso tempo

Variation IV. Più vivo

Variation V. Tempo precedente

Variation VI. L’istesso tempo

Variation VII. Meno mosso, a tempo moderato

Variation VIII. Tempo I

Variation IX. L’istesso tempo

Variation X. L’istesso tempo

Variation XI. Moderato

Variation XII. Tempo di minuetto

Variation XIII. Allegro

Variation XIV. L’istesso tempo

Variation XV. Più vivo scherzando

Variation XVI. Allegretto

Variation XVII. Allegretto

Variation XVIII. Andante cantabile

Variation XIX. A tempo vivace

Variation XX. Un poco più vivo

Variation XXI. Un poco più vivo

Variation XXII. Un poco più vivo (Alla breve)

Variation XXIII. L’istesso tempo

Variation XXIV. A tempo un poco meno mosso