Sonata in A-flat major, Hob XVI:46 (Haydn)
i. Allegro moderato
iii. Finale: Presto
ii. La soirée dans Grenade
iii. Jardins sous la pluie
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Sonata in A minor, D. 845 (Schubert)
ii. Andante poco moto
iii. Scherzo: Allegro vivace - Trio: Un poco più lento
iv. Rondo: Allegro vivace
10 & 11 Aug 2019
Praised for her “crystal-clear, luminous sound” (The Straits Times) and “sensitive playing” (Adam Gyorgy, Concert Pianist), Indonesian pianist Stephanie Onggowinoto has performed in the UK, the Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, France, Spain, Germany, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and the United States as a solo artist and chamber musician. She made her concerto debut at the age of 11 and has since then appeared as a soloist with Indonesia’s leading orchestras, including the Jakarta Concert Orchestra, Jakarta Sinfonietta, Surabaya Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra of Indonesia, Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra and Ananda Sukarlan Orchestra.
Stephanie’s competition successes include prizes at the Joan Chissell Schumann Piano Competition at the RCM, the 12th Ettlingen International Piano Competition for Young Pianists in Germany, the Appelbe Piano Prize in the UK, Asean International Chopin Competition in Malaysia, Asia International Piano Festival in Korea and Asean International Concerto Competition in Indonesia. She was on the top-five list at the 12th International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, where she performed with the Salzburg Chamber Soloists.
A recipient of the first Adam Gyorgy Award, Stephanie performed her debut at Carnegie’s Weill Hall in New York in 2017, presented by the Adam Gyorgy Foundation. As the winner of the Grande Finale of Wibi Soerjadi’s Competition in 2012, Stephanie was invited by Wibi and the Netherlands Embassy to perform recitals in the Wulperhorst, Zeist. She has also played in prestigious venues all over, including the Esplanade Hall in Singapore and the Aula Simfonia Concert Hall in Jakarta.
Stephanie recently earned her Artist Diploma in Performance from the Royal College of Music in London as an Alida Johnson Award Holder. She received her Master of Music in Performance with Distinction and Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours from the RCM, having studied with Leon McCawley and Norma Fisher. Stephanie’s studies in London were generously supported by the Neville Wathen and Frederick Cox Scholarship. Stephanie also had the privilege to have studied under Christopher Elton (London), Iswargia R. Sudarno (Jakarta Conservatory of Music, Indonesia), Suwarni Hanitio, Yenny Djafar and Johannes S. Nugroho, and to have worked in masterclasses with esteemed artists, such as the late Karl-Heinz Kämmerling, Robert Levin, Dmitri Alexeev and Jahja Ling.
Stephanie is a Concordia Artist. Besides her solo engagements, Stephanie also performs regularly as a duo and trio with colleagues from the RCM. They received coaching from Felix Andrievsky, Kathron Sturrock, Mark Messenger, Gaby Lester, Alina Ibragimova and Matthew Trusler of Trio Apaches.
Back at home in Indonesia, Stephanie has given talks, performances and masterclasses to the students of UPH Conservatory, Bandung International Music Academy and Jakarta Conservatory of Music in hope to share her experiences.