Wallace INTERNational Piano Festival 2018
12-15 JULY

IN ASSOCIATION WITH
THE WALLACE FOUNDATION  |  THE UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND  |  LEWIS EADY CHARITABLE TRUST

VENUE: The University of Auckland's, School of Music  |  6 Symonds Street, Auckland

The Wallace International Piano Festival returns on 12-15 July 2018 and it’s better than ever. Be enthralled by internationally renowned pianists and celebrate our young, homegrown talents at the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition.


Wallace International Piano Festival

The Wallace International Piano Festival (WIPF) presents recitals from international concert pianists, piano masterclasses and workshops, as well as the Wallace National Junior Piano Competition (WNJPC), open to pre-tertiary students around New Zealand.
The Festival is aimed at young pianists and piano enthusiasts on a national level, held from 12-15 July 2018 in a "camp-style" environment at The University of Auckland's, School of Music.

An exciting four day event for lovers of piano music!


WALLACE NATIONAL JUNIOR PIANO COMPETITION 2018

The biennial Wallace National Junior Piano Competition gives New Zealand pre-tertiary pianists the opportunity to compete for prizes totalling over $4000.  Competitors perform a 20 minute recital programme of their choice.  At least three musical periods must be included.

Six competitors are selected by the adjudicators to compete in the Competition Final at 7pm Saturday (14 July) with results announced and prizes presented following the 5pm Sunday (15 July) recital.

PRIZES:  1st $2,000  |  2nd $1000  |  3rd $500  |  Other finalists $200
Best Performance of a Classical Sonata $500 (donated by IRMT Auckland Branch)
Best Performance of a New Zealand Composition $250 (donated by SOUNZ)

Adjudicators:  Douglas Humpherys  |  Marta Zabaleta

 

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FESTIVAL TIMETABLE

 

Recitals:

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music
Thursday, 12 July  |  7:30pm  |  Avan Yu (Canada)
Friday, 13 July  |  7.30pm  |  Marta Zabaleta (Spain)
Sunday, 15 July  |  5:00pm  |  Lixin Zhang (Christchurch) 

 

Recital Tickets:

General Admission $50  |  Gold Card $40  |  Student $20

DOOR SALES* ACCEPTED FOR ALL EVENTS
*Subject to seating availability


MULTI-PASS TICKETS:

Festival Pass: $150
(for entry to all events)

Observation Pass: $60
(covers entry to all Masterclasses & Preliminary Rounds)

 

Wallace National Junior Piano Competition

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music

Preliminary Rounds
Thursday, 12 July - 9.30am | 11.20am | 1.40pm | 3.30pm

Final Round (6 performers) + Prize-giving
Saturday, 14 July  |  7:00pm


Competition Round Tickets:

General Admission $15  |  Gold Card $10  |  Student $10


Competition Final Tickets:

General Admission $50  |  Gold Card $40  |  Student $20

 

Masterclasses:

Venue: The University of Auckland's, School of Music

Friday, 13 July  |  10:00am  |  1:30pm  |  4:00pm
Saturday, 14 July  |  10:00am  |  1:30pm
Saturday, 14 July  |  4:00pm (for Competition Non-Finalists)
Sunday, 15 July  |  9:30am


Venue: Lewis Eady Showroom (75 Great South Rd, Epsom)

Sunday, 15 July  |  9:30am (for Competition Finalists)


Masterclass Tutors:
Douglas Humpherys  | Marta Zabaleta  |  Avan Yu  |  Rae de Lisle  |  Stephen De Pledge


Masterclass Tickets:

General Admission $15  |  Gold Card $10  |  Student $10


FREE EVENTS:

Venue: Lewis Eady Showroom (75 Great South Rd, Epsom)
Multi-Piano Open
Sunday, 15 July  |  1:00pm

 
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