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JunLin Wu

Background

China
Guangdong
December 11, 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.

Educational Background

Gallery

Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

I. Allegro moderato
II. Minuet – Trio
III. Finale. Presto

Maurice Ravel: La Valse

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

No.1 in B Major

I. Allegro agitato

II. Non allegro – Lento

III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto

Graham Hair : Under Aldebaran (1984)

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

Tema. Vivace

  1. Alla marcia maestoso
  2. Poco allegro

III. L’istesso tempo

  1. Un poco più vivace
  2. Allegro vivace
  3. Allegro ma non troppo e serioso

VII. Un poco più allegro

VIII. Poco vivace

  1. Allegro pesante e risoluto
  2. Presto
  3. Allegretto

XII. Un poco più moto

XIII. Vivace

XIV. Grave e maestoso

  1. Presto scherzando

XVI. Allegro

XVII. Allegro

XVIII. Poco moderato

XIX. Presto

  1. 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

XII. En Suspens

XIII. L’escalier du diable

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
OR:

I. Allegro non troppo

II. Allegro

III. Largo

IV. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro

II. Adagio

III. Allegro

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

I. Andante. Allegro
II. Tema con variazioni
III. Allegro, ma non troppo