Anna Larsen – Cliburn Junior 2015 Preliminary Round Recital

United States  |  Age 15

2015 Cliburn International Junior Piano Competition and Festival
June 21–28, 2015  I  TCU
Fort Worth, TX, USA

HAYDN Sonata in F Major, Hob. XVI:23
CHOPIN Etude in A-flat Major, op. 25, no. 1
CHOPIN Etude in A Minor, op. 25, no. 11 (“Winter Wind”)
CHOPIN Etude in C Minor, op. 25, no. 12

Anna Larsen has released albums of Bach’s complete Well-Tempered Clavier and Chopin’s Etudes, op. 25. Under the auspices of the Lang Lang International Music Foundation, she has been featured in performances at Carnegie Hall in New York, Millenium Park in Chicago, National Aquatics Center “Water Cube” in Beijing; the Oprah Winfrey Show, and NPR’s From the Top. Currently studying with Alexander Korsantia, she has previously taken lessons with Hung-Kuan Chen and Tema Blackstone, and played in master classes at the Aspen Summer Music and Oxford Philomusica Piano Festivals. Also an active composer, she has won two ASCAP awards as well as state MTNA Composition Competition awards seven years in a row. In addition to her musical activities, Anna is passionate about writing and singing.