Madeleine Xiao

Madeleine is 14 years old and is a Year 10 student at Carmel College. She is currently under the tutelage of Rae de Lisle and Bryan Sayer. Madeleine has won prizes in numerous piano competitions. In 2018 she was a finalist in both the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition and the Rönish Secondary Schools Piano Competition. Recently she won the first prize in the North Shore Performing Arts Society’s Piano Concerto Competition. Madeleine is currently a scholar at the Pettman National Junior Academy of Music. She enjoys playing chamber music, and last year her chamber group was awarded the junior prize at the New Zealand Community Trust Chamber Music Contest.

Repertoire

Programme 1
Bach: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C Sharp Major, BWV 872     
Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50   
Kenneth Young: Elusive Dream   
Schumann: Variations on the name “Abegg”, Op. 1     


Programme 2
Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in B flat major from Four Impromptus, D.935  
Fauré: Impromptu No.2 in F Minor, Op. 31 
Ligeti: Nos. 3, 4, 6 and 8 from Musica Ricercata
Liszt: Sonetto 104 del Petrarca from Années de Pèlerinage Book 2: Italy, S. 161
         

Programme 3
Bach: Prelude & Fugue No. 3 in C Sharp Major, BWV 872   
Haydn: Piano Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50           
Schubert: Impromptu No. 3 in B flat major from Four Impromptus, D.935  
Ginastera: Suite de Danzas criollas, Op. 15       
Granados: Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46         

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