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

Zhang, Xiaolin

Participated in 2022
Group B
Born on 2005-03-22, DUBAI (United Arab Emirates).
Started to play piano at the age of 5.5 with Prof. Peter Kalmar.
Since 2010 till 2016 has studied at the Center for Music Arts with Prof. Peter Kalmar.
Since 2016 till Now has studied at the Private studio with Prof. Jordan Rashkov.
Attended masterclasses of  Prof. Yoheved Kaplinsky, in 2018 the Mozarteum International Summer Academy , Salzburg, Austria.

Attended masterclasses of  Prof. Bernd Goetzke, In 2019 & 2017, The Euro Music Festival in Halle Germany.

Received Franz Liszt Award of The 5th International F. Liszt Competition for Young Pianists in Weimar, Germany, 2017.
Received Special Liszt prize of The International Anton Rubinstein Piano Competition in Dusseldorf, Germany, 2019.
Received 1st prize of The Young Musicians Gulf Competition in Bahrain, 2014 and 2015.
— J. S. Bach – Prelude and Fugue b minor WK II BWV 893
— F. Chopin – Study in C major op. 10 no. 1
— L. van Beethoven – Sonata in f minor op. 57, “Appassionata” 1st mov.
— C. Debussy – “Feux d’artifice”, from Preludes, Book II
Second round
— L. van Beethoven – Sonata in f minor op. 57, “Appassionata”
— F. Liszt – Reminiscences de Don Juan
— N. Kapustin – from 8 Concert Etudes – ‘Prelude’, op. 40, no. 1
Third round
— The first movement of L. van Beethoven: Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, op. 37 played with Oost-Nederlands Symfonierorkest, led by maestro Jeppe Moulijn