Xuhua Yun and Rui Ming
Xuhua Yun (piano, China)
Rui Ming (piano, China)
Programme (Xuhua Yun):
S. Prokofiev. Piano Sonata No. 8
A. Scriabin. Piano Sonata No. 5
Programme (Rui Ming):
I. Brahms. Pieces for Piano, op. 76, (No. 1, 2, 6, 7, 8)
S. Rachmaninoff. Sonata No. 2 for piano, op. 36
Xuhua Yun started learning to play the piano at the age of 4, and at the age of 13 he was admitted to the Secondary Special Music School of the St. Petersburg Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov (class of Natalya Usakova). He performed in Saint Petersburg Academic Philharmonic named after D. Shostakovich, in the Concert Hall of the State Academic Capella of St. Petersburg. Xuhua Yun has gained significant experience through numerous piano performances in Russia and abroad. He received a special prize at the International Piano Competition in Switzerland for the best interpretation of a work by Jean-Philippe Bauermeister.
Rui Ming has been practicing music since the age of 5. He studied at the Central Music School at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Daria Ryabova). He is the winner of a number of national competitions and the laureate of the international competitions for young pianists, such as China Hsinghai Piano Competition, International Piano Competition named after Yevgeny Timakin, Shanghai Music Festival and Piano Competition for Young Artists in China, the Grand Piano Competition and others. Rui Ming became the laureate of the Rachmaninoff International Youth Piano Competition in 2023.