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

Halfdanardottir, Asgerdur Sara

Participated in 2024
Group B
Born on 2006-11-24, Reykjavik (Iceland).
Started to play piano at the age of 10 with Prof. Prof. Sigridur Freyja Ingimarsdottir.
Since 2019 till 2023 has studied at the Tonskoli Sigursveins, Reykjavik and at the Tonlistarskoli Kopavogs, Iceland with Prof. Dr. Nina Margret Grimsdottir.
Attended masterclasses of  Michaele Rossetti, Marina Pliassova.

Attended masterclasses of  Raquel Boldorini, Alexander Vassilenko.

Received 2nd Prize of International Yamaha Piano Competition Malmö, 2022.
Received 1st Prize of Royal Sound Music Competition, online, 2021.
Received 3rd Prize of VIII EPTA Iceland Piano Competition, 2021.
— J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue in B flat Major WK I, BWV 866
— F. Chopin – Etude in f minorop. 10 no. 9
— L. van Beethoven – Sonata in d minor op. 31 no. 2, 1st mov.
— S. Rachmaninov – Prelude in b-minor op. 32 no. 10
Second round
— L. van Beethoven – Sonata in d minor op. 31 no. 2
— S. Rachmaninov – Prelude in g minor op. 23 no. 5
— P. Glass – Etude no. 6
Third round
— The first movement of E. Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, op.16 performed with Phion, Orchestra of Gelderland & Overijssel