Jean-Christophe Melançon
Piano

JEAN-CHRISTOPHE MELANÇON

SEMI-FINALIST 2022

Quebec
24

Jean-Christophe Melançon is a 24-year-old pianist from Montreal who has just obtained his
master’s degree “with distinction” at the Montreal Conservatory of Music, in the studio of
Richard Raymond.

His great sensitivity allows him to stand out in several regional, provincial and national
competitions. Jean-Christophe performed in concert at Place-des-arts, Salle Bourgie,
Jeunesses Musicales of Canada, on television and in several Conservatories across Quebec.

Jean-Christophe had the chance to perfect his skills with great masters such as John Perry,
Julian Martin, Ronan O’Hora, David Jalbert and Jean Saulnier. In August 2022, Jean-Christophe participated in the Gijón International Piano Festival in Spain, where he had the chance
to perform in several recitals while working with renowned teachers such as Robert Macdonald
such as Robert Macdonald, Julian Martin and Soyeon Lee.

Jean-Christophe takes pleasure in learning and exploring the repertoire of all eras by
styles and traditions that characterize them, but he has developed a particular love for Russian
for Russian composers, notably Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Kapustin.
Kapustin.

Semi-final Round

WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART (1756-1791)

Piano Sonata No. 15 in B-flat major, K. 570

    I. Allegro moderato
    II. Adagio
    III. Final Round: Presto

MARC HYLAND (born in 1960)

Prélude Blanc

SERGEÏ RACHMANINOV (1873-1943)

Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 36

    I. Allegro agitato
    II. Non allegro – Lento
    III. L’istesso tempo – Allegro molto

J.S. Bach Special Round

JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH (1685-1750)

Prelude and Fugue in D minor, WTC I, BWV 851

G NIKOLAI KAPUSTIN (1937-2020)

Prelude and Fugue No. 8 in B minor, Op. 82