Cason Kang

Cason Kang (1993)

| Great Britain

| Carole Presland

Singaporean born British pianist Cason Kang enjoys a busy solo pianist and chamber career which has led him to perform extensively in the UK and abroad. He studied at Chetham’s School of Music with a full scholarship as well as Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he held the prestigious ABRSM scholarship, before completing his Masters at Guildhall School. He made his London debut in 2011 performing as a soloist at Cadogan Hall with Chethams Symphony Orchestra. This was followed by a solo recital at the Bond Street Chappell in 2013, for the Yamaha Lunchtime Series. Cason has also performed at St James Piccadilly, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Edinburgh Fringe, and Manchester’s Monastery. He is prize winner of numerous competitions, such as the Moray Piano Competition, Jock Holden Memorial Prize at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, International Violin and Piano Competition in Singapore, and various prizes at Chetham’s and at Guildhall.

I ROUND

  • Johann Sebastian Bach | Partita No. 5 · G major · BWV 829
    • I. Preambulum
    • II. Allemande
    • III. Corrente
    • IV. Sarabande
    • V. Tempo di Minuetto
    • VI. Passepied
    • VII. Gigue
  • Sergei Prokofiev | Piano Sonata No. 3 · A minor · Op. 28
  • Stasys Vainiūnas | "The Lilies of the Valley are in Bloom" (Pakalnutės žydi) from the suite "Meadows of Homeland" (Gimtinės pievos) · Op. 31
  • II ROUND

  • Stasys Vainiūnas | Ballad · D minor · Op. 30
  • Claude Debussy | "Images", 1st series · L. 110
    • 1. "Reflets dans l'eau" ("Reflections in the water") , D flat major
    • 2. "Hommage à Rameau" ("Tribute to Rameau") , G sharp minor
    • 3. "Mouvement" ("Movement") , C major
  • Franz Liszt | Two Concert Etudes · S. 145
    • Concert Etude No. 2 "Gnomenreigen" (Dance of gnomes) , F sharp minor
  • Frederic Chopin | Ballade No. 1 · G minor · Op. 23
  • III ROUND

  • Ludwig van Beethoven | Piano Concerto No. 2 · B flat major · Op. 19
    • I. Allegro con brio
    • II. Adagio
    • III. Rondo. Molto allegro

  • Performance time: Apr 01 19:40 - 20:10 Kaunas State Philharmonic (E. Ožeškienės g. 12, Kaunas)

    Final

    Elžbieta Liepa Dvarionaitė Apr 02 16:00 - 16:50
    Cason Kang Apr 01 19:40 - 20:10
    Simonas Miknius Apr 02 16:50 - 17:25
    Simonas Poška Apr 01 18:50 - 19:25
    Jonas Šopa Apr 02 17:40 - 18:15
    Anastasija Šumskaitė Apr 01 18:00 - 18:50

    II ROUND


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