Dominic ChamotSupported by Club 32 donor Philip Bacon


July 27, 1995


Winner, Prix Collard: Kiefer Hablitzel, Göhner Musikpreis, (Bern, Switzerland)
First Prize, Press Prize and Audience Prize: Euregio Piano Award, International Piano Competition (Geilenkirchen, Germany )
First Prize, Compositores de España International Piano Competition, (Madrid, Spain)
Second Prize: Brescia Classica International Piano Competition (Brescia, Italy)
First Prize: Stiftung für Junge Musiktalente Meggen (Meggen, Switzerland)

Playing since he was nine, it was only three years later that Dominic Chamot was accepted into the class of Sheila Arnold in the Pre-College of the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Cologne, Germany. In 2014 he began studies with Claudio Martínez Mehner at the University of Music in Basel, completing his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees (Specialized Performance–Soloist).


Dominic has played throughout Europe in famous halls such as the Berlin and Cologne Philharmonies, Vienna’s Musikverein as well as the Steinway Hall in New York as part of the Classic Bridge Festival. He has collaborated with include WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne, ORF Symphony Orchestra Vienna, Basel Symphony Orchestra and St Petersburg Chamber Orchestra with conductors such as Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Cornelius Meister, Joseph Bastian and many more.


Dominic is an avid chamber musician and accompanist: he has been invited to prestigious European chamber music festivals, and worked as an accompanist and musician-actor for Theater Basel.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

Leoš Janáček: In the Mists
Franz Liszt: Réminiscences de Norma de Bellini S.394 
Arthur Benjamin: Scherzino

Semifinal Round

Domenico Scarlatti: Keyboard Sonata in E major K.380
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach: Keyboard Sonata in G minor H.47
Franz Liszt: Piano Sonata in B minor S.178 

Final Round

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Minuet. Allegretto – Trio

IV. Prestissimo

Variatio 1. a 1 Clav.
Variatio 2. a 1 Clav.
Variatio 3. Canone all’Unisono. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 4. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 5. a 1 ô vero 2 Clav.

Variatio 6. Canone alla Seconda. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 7. a 1 ô vero 2 Clav. al tempo di Giga

Variatio 8. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 9. Canone alla Terza. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 10. Fughetta. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 11. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 12. a 1 Clav. Canone alla Quarta in moto contrario

Variatio 13. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 14. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 15. Canone alla Quinta. a 1 Clav.: Andante

Variatio 16. Ouverture. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 17. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 18. Canone alla Sesta. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 19. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 20. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 21. Canone alla Settima

Variatio 22. a 1 Clav. alla breve

Variatio 23. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 24. Canone all’Ottava. a 1 Clav.

Variatio 25. a 2 Clav.: Adagio

Variatio 26. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 27. Canone alla Nona. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 28. a 2 Clav.

Variatio 29. a 1 ô vero 2 Clav.

Variatio 30. a 1 Clav. Quodlibet

Aria da Capo

I. Andante dolce

II. Andante sognando

III. Vivace


Prelude in B♭ minor BWV 867

Fugue in B♭ minor BWV 867