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JunLin WuSupported by Club 32 donors Donald and Kate Magarey

Background

China
Guangdong
December 12, 1997

Prizes

First prize: Chappell Medal Piano Competition, Royal College of Music Graduation Ceremony (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 there, under Professor Jay Peng Chueh Sun and Dr Vivian Li, culminated in him winning a place at the Royal College of Music on a Bowerman Charitable Trust Scholarship, studying with Professor Dmitri Alexeev. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music at the Royal College of Music.

 

JunLin has participated in masterclasses with renowned pianists including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Craig Sheppard, John Perry and Antonio Pompa-Baldi. He has performed in China and internationally and was selected to perform 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 in Calgary, Canada. JunLin successfully made his debut recital at London’s Wigmore Hall in March 2019.

Gallery

Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round

Graham Hair: Under Aldebaran (1984) 
Alexander Scriabin: Fantasie in B minor Op.28

VII. El Albaicin

IV. Córdoba

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

Semifinal Round

I. Allegro 
II. Andante 
III. Allegro

Frédéric Chopin: Deux Nocturnes Op.62

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

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