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ALBERT YAMAMOTO

Japan

 

Albert Yamamoto was born on December 20, 1996 in Berkeley, California. He currently studies at USC Thornton School of Music on a full scholarship with Midori Goto. Albert has won first prize in various local competitions and has competed in international violin competitions such as the Cooper International Violin Competition and the Qingdao China International Violin Competition. He has played numerous concerts in Germany, Austria, Norway, China, and Mexico as both a soloist and in groups. 

 

First Round

J.S. BACH: Adagio and Fuga from the Sonata No. 3 in C major, BWV1005
N. PAGANINI: Caprice No. 7 and 17
F. KREISLER: Praeludium and Allegro
 

Semi-Finals

L. VAN BEETHOVEN: Sonata No. 3 in E-flat major, Op. 12/3
C. FRANCK: Sonata in A major
C. SAINT-SAËNS: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso Op. 28
CHEN ZHANGYI: Clara-Luna

 

Finals

W.A. MOZART: Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K218
 

Grand Final

J. SIBELIUS: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47