February 17 - February 23 2024
@ Muziekcentrum Enschede
Enschede, The Netherlands

Bastiaens, Akari

Participated in 2024
Group A
1st Prize
Press Prize, Audience Prize
Born on 2012-09-14, Tongeren (Belgium).
Started to play piano at the age of 3.5 with Prof. Yuki Nakano.
Since 2019 till now has studied at the Conservatorium Maastricht with Prof. Joop Celis.
Since 2022 till now has studied at the Davidsbundler Music Academy with Prof. Tatiana Abayeva.
Attended masterclasses of  Jean-Claude van den Eynden.

Attended masterclasses of  Willem Brons.

Received 1st prize & Steinway & Sons prize of Steinway Piano Competition Belgium, 2019.
Received 1st prize of International Music Festival, Paris, 2023.
Received 1st prize & Special Mozart prize of MozArte International Piano Competition Aachen, 2023.
— J.S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in d minor WK I, BWV 851
— F. Liszt – Etude de Concert ‘Gnomenreigen’ S 145/2
— F. Chopin – Waltz in A flat Major op. 42
Second round
— W.A. Mozart – Sonata in B flat Major KV 333 1st mov.
— G. Ligeti – from Musica Ricercata no. 3 and no. 8
— M. Ravel – Sonatine in f sharp minor