Jaeden Izik-Dzurko
Piano

JAEDEN IZIK-DZURKO

SEMI-FINALIST 2022

British Columbia
19

Born in Salmon Arm, British Columbia, 23-year-old pianist Jaeden Izik-Dzurko is earning a reputation as a promising young artist. He is a winner of the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition, the 2022 Maria Canals International Piano Competition, the 2022 Shean Piano Competition, a Laureate of the 2020 Cochran International Piano Competition, and a winner of the 2019 Juilliard Gina Bachauer Competition. Jaeden completed his Bachelor of Music at the Juilliard School under Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky. He currently studies with Dr. Corey Hamm at the University of British Columbia. He has performed with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra, the Kamloops Symphony, Jove Orquestra Nacional de Catalunya and the Lions Gate Sinfonia. Jaeden is a passionate advocate for the music of Canadian composers. In 2017, in honour of Canada’s sesquicentennial, he presented a solo recital of works written solely by Canadian composers. His performance of Ernst Schneider’s Romantic Piano Concerto with the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra was recorded live in 2019 and released on Canadian Soundscapes in 2022.

Semi-final Round

MARC HYLAND (born in 1960)

Prélude Blanc

ALEXANDER SCRIABIN (1872-1915)

Piano Sonata No. 10, Op. 70

LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)

Piano Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111

    I. Maestoso – Allegro con brio ed appassionato
    II. Arietta : Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

J.S. Bach Special Round

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)

Toccata in C minor, BWV 911

FELIX MENDELSSOHN (1809-1847)

Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op. 35, No. 1