Piano Island Festival | 5th edition
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2 - 11 December 2022

CALENDAR
OF EVENTS

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International Piano Island Festival & Competition

5th Edition - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

December 2-11 2022

Artistic Director: Congyu WANG

Artistic Director: Poom PROMMACHART

ONLINE REGISTRATION 

For festival participation packages and competition entry from 30th May 2022 to 30th October 2022, through the Festival’s website.

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APPLICATION INVITATIONS

Application invitations will be sent out to all registrants for festival participants. These invitations will be sent out on an ongoing basis from 31st May 2022 to 15th November 2022 on a first come first serve basis once applications are received. 

CONFIRMATION OF APPLICATIONS

Once the invitation is sent out to applicants, invitation will only last for 3 weeks. Invited applicants will need to apply and make payment of at least 50% of all fees (including participation fees and accompanying observer fees). 100% of hotel fees and tour fees (if applicable) will also need to be paid within 3 weeks from the date of invitation in order to confirm their spot in the festival. Piano Island Management reserves the right to void the invitation and offer that invitation to other applicants within 3 weeks if confirmation has not been completed by invited participant.

REGISTRATION / CHECK-IN HOTEL

1st December 2022 to 2nd December 2022

Participants are advised to check in to hotel and register on the 1st of December 2022, one day before the festival. Participants who are not able to check in on 1 Dec 2022 can register / check-in hotel on 2 Dec 2022. 

Registration on 1st December 2022 will be in a hotel (to be confirmed).

Registration on 2nd December 2022 will be in Dominus Arts Venue.

PRACTICE ROOMS

2nd December 2022 to 11th December 2022

By booking only

Dominus Arts Venue Practice Rooms and Yamaha Practice Rooms at Wangsa Mall and Great Eastern Mall.

MASTERCLASSES

2nd December 2022 to 11th December 2022

By booking only

Dominus Arts Venue White, Black, Vintage Rooms, Prince Albert Gallery

PUBLIC MASTERCLASSES

Selected dates and slots from 2nd December 2022 to 11th December 2022

Only for participants and observers only (tickets not sold separately)

Dominus Arts Venue Recital Studio

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Schedule:

Public Masterclass 1 with Congyu Wang: 4th Dec 2022 (9am to 12pm)

Public Masterclass 2 with Bernardo Santos: 4th Dec 2022 (2pm to 5pm)

Public Masterclass 3 with Kevin Kenner: 5th Dec 2022 (9am to 12pm)

Public Masterclass 4 with Poom Prommachart: 5th Dec 2022 (2pm to 5pm)

Public Masterclass 5 with Pascal Roge: 6th Dec 2022 (9am to 12pm)

Public Masterclass 6 with Churen Li: 6th Dec 2022 (2pm to 5pm)

Public Masterclass 7 with Frederic Chiu: 8th Dec 2022 (9am to 12pm)

Public Masterclass 8 with Pascal Roge: 10th Dec 2022 (9am to 12pm)

PUBLIC LECTURES

Selected dates and slots from 2nd December 2022 to 11th December 2022

Only for participants and observers only (tickets not sold separately)

Dominus Arts Venue Recital Studio / Lecture Room / Foyer

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Schedule:

Public Lecture 1 by Bernardo Santos "Lecture Recital on Portuguese music of the XXth century"

2nd Dec 2022 (2pm to 3pm)

Public Lecture 2 by Pascal Roge "Sounds and Colours in French music (An Interview with French Pianist Pascal Roge)"

2nd Dec 2022 (3.30pm to 4.30pm)

Public Lecture 3 by Congyu Wang "How to be a modern pianist in the 21st century (Social Media interactive)"

5th Dec 2022 (1pm to 2pm)

Public Lecture 4 by Poom Prommachart "Life of a pianist and lecturer: Sustaining the profession"

5th Dec 2022 (5pm to 6pm)

Public Lecture 5 by Xiaoya Liu "Carl Vine - His Music and Piano Sonatas"

6th Dec 2022 (1pm to 2pm)

Public Lecture 6 by Congyu Wang "The life of a pianist, a musician, an artist"

6th Dec 2022 (5pm to 6pm)

Public Lecture 7 by Churen Li "Improvising as a practice strategy"

8th Dec 2022 (9am to 10am)

Public Lecture 8 by Frederic Chiu "Pedal techniques, Prokofiev, Stage Fright - Meditation for pianists"

8th Dec 2022 (3pm to 4pm)

Public Lecture 9 by Churen Li "Secrets to Effective Sigh Reading and Practicing"

9th Dec 2022 (9am to 10am)

Public Lecture 10 by Poom Prommachart "Musicians are marketeers too"

9th Dec 2022 (3pm to 4pm)

OPENING CONCERT

3rd December 2022 (11am to 1pm)

Featuring special performances by Faculty members and winner of Professional Category 4th Piano Island Competition

Tickets sold to public

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

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FACULTY CONCERTS

Tickets sold to public

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

Faculty Concert 1 by Eri Nakagawa - Rachmaninoff Preludes

3rd Dec 2022 (Sat) 2.30pm to 4pm

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Faculty Concert 2 by Bernardo Santos - Portuguese Colours

3rd Dec 2022 (Sat) 4.30pm to 6pm

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Faculty Concert 3 by Poom Prommachart - The Matchless Chopin

3rd Dec 2022 (Sat) 7.30pm to 9pm

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Faculty Concert 4 by Xiaoya Liu - 1st Prize Winner Concert 4th Piano Island Festival 2021

10th Dec 2022 (Sat) 1pm to 2.30pm

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Faculty Concert 5 by Tony Yike Yang - Prokobin Chopin

10th Dec 2022 (Sat) 3pm to 4.30pm

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Faculty Concert 6 by Frederic Chiu - "Classical Smackdown"

10th Dec 2022 (Sat) 5pm to 6.30pm

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Faculty Concert 7 by Kevin Kenner - Marrying Art, Culture and Drama

10th Dec 2022 (Sat) 7.30pm to 9pm

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Faculty Concert 8 by Churen Li - A Fusion of the Great Pianists

11th Dec 2022 (Sun) 1pm to 2.30pm

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Faculty Concert by Pascal Roge - Sounds and Colours

11th Dec 2022 (Sun) 3pm to 4.30pm

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STUDENTS' CONCERT

11th December 2022 (10am to 12pm)

Tickets sold to public

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

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FESTIVAL COMPETITION

Infantile (10 an Under), Youth (11 - 17), Professional (18 - 35)

7 - 9 December 2022

Only for participants, observers, and competitors only (tickets not sold separately unless accompanying members of competitors for each category)

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

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FESTIVAL COMPETITION PRIZE ANNOUNCEMENT / PERFORMANCE

9th December 2022 (8pm - 9pm)

Only for festival participants, observers, and competitors only (tickets not sold separately)

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

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COMPETITION AWARDS CEREMONY / CLOSING CONCERT

11th December 2022 (6pm to 9pm)

Featuring performances by faculty member/s, Past winner of Professional Category competition 4th Edition, current winners of all Competition categories 5th Edition

Tickets sold to public

Dominus Arts Venue Main Hall

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Upcoming Concerts

  • Piano Island Festival 5th Edition Opening Concert
    Dec 03, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Welcome to Piano Island Festival 5th Edition
  • Eri Nakagawa Piano Recital
    Dec 03, 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Rachmaninoff Preludes
  • Bernando Santos Piano Recital
    Dec 03, 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Portuguese Colours
  • Poom Prommachart Piano Recital
    Dec 03, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    The Matchless Chopin
  • Xiaoya Liu Piano Recital
    Dec 10, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    1st Prize Winner Concert 4th Piano Island Festival 2021
  • Tony Yike Yang Piano Recital
    Dec 10, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Prokobin Chopin
  • Frederic Chiu Piano Recital
    Dec 10, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    "Classical Smackdown"
  • Kevin Kenner Piano Recital
    Dec 10, 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Marrying Art, Culture and Drama
  • Piano Island Festival 5th Edition Students' Concert
    Dec 11, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Enjoy the amazing performances by our festival participants
  • Churen Li Piano Recital
    Dec 11, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    A Fusion of the Great Pianists
  • Pascal Rogé Piano Recital
    Dec 11, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Sounds and Colours
  • Piano Island Festival 5th Edition Closing Concert and Prize Award Ceremony
    Dec 11, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM GMT+8
    Dominus Concert Hall (Kuala Lumpur), Lot 4178, Jalan 1/27d, Seksyen 6 Wangsa Maju, 53300 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Closing Concert and Prize Award Ceremony