JiaLin Yao

Jialin Yao was born in Shanxi, China, in 1999. He began to play the piano at the age of four, and went on to attend the Middle School Attached to the China Conservatory of Music, where he won the Major Courses and Excellent Student Scholarships and was named Outstanding Graduate. In 2017, receiving a top score, he entered the Piano Department of the China Conservatory of Music.

Jialin Yao has won prizes in many piano competitions, including first prize in the professional open group of the China Young Golden Bell Award Competition, where he also had the opportunity to perform with the Wuhan Philharmonic Orchestra. Mr. Yao signed with KNS classical and released his first CD in 2018.

Age: 20
Country: China
Professional Training:
    2017 - present    China Conservatory of Music
    2011 - 2017         Middle School Attached to the China Conservatory of Music
    2011 - present     Hong Fu
Competitions and Awards:
    2018      Shigeru Kawai International Piano Competition, Fourth Prize, Zen-on Award
    2018      Friuli Venezia Giulia International Piano Competition, Special Prize "Chopin"
    2016      Santa Cecilia International Piano Competition, First Prize (Category A) 

Text Piece

PRELIMINARY RECITAL                                                       
Debussy               Preludes, Book II: Bruyères
Beethoven           Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a, "Les Adieux"
Scriabin                Fantasy in B minor, Op. 28
Ravel                    Miroirs: Alborada del gracioso
Prokofiev              Toccata in D minor, Op. 11
Kapustin               Variations, Op. 41
SEMIFINAL ROUND                                                          
Bach                    The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book II
                            Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 885
Chopin                 Scherzo No. 4 in E major, Op. 54
Tchaikovsky          Six pieces, Op. 19
                                   Scherzo humoristique
Jianzhong            Colorful Clouds Chasing the Moon (1975)
Wenchen             Fantastic Dance (2016)
Liszt                     Sonata in B minor, S. 178

FINAL ROUND                                                                    
Phase I
Mozart                  Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467
Phase II
Tchaikovsky           Piano Concerto No.1 in B-flat minor, Op. 23