Participant of contest 2017


Ashok Gupta

Described by the Times as „a thoughtful and sensitive pianist”, Ashok Gupta was prize winner at the 2016 Ferrier Awards, the 2017 International Telekom Beethoven Competition Bonn and the 2018 Royal Overseas League Competition.

Ashok has enjoyed collaborations with internationally acclaimed artists including Alessandro Fisher, Sarah-Jane Brandon, Dame Sarah Connolly, Louise Kemény, Dame Ann Murray, Daniel Pailthorpe, Jâms Coleman, Olivier Stankiewicz, Lorenza Borrani and Luise Buchberger.

He has performed at major music centres including Wigmore Hall, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Holywell Music Room, Bonn Beethoven-Haus, Glyndebourne and festivals including Oxford Lieder, Leeds Lieder, Buxton and Cheltenham.

He has been a visiting coach at the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ashok is also an arranger, whose arrangements for Jasdeep Degun and Cameron Shahbazi have been recorded for OperaVision and Deutsche Grammophon.


Ashok Gupta Runde 1

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sieben Bagatellen, Op. 33
  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Präludium und Fuge in As-Dur, BWV 862
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Klaviersonate Nr. 31 in As-Dur, Op. 110

Ashok Gupta Runde 2

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Klaviersonate Nr. 15 in D-Dur, Op. 28
  • Johannes Brahms: Klaviersonate Nr. 2 in fis-Moll, Op. 2

Ashok Gupta Runde 3

  • Béla Bartók: Klaviersonate, BB 88
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Klaviersonate No. 22 in F-Dur, Op. 54
  • Alban Berg: Klaviersonate, Op. 1
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Cellosonate in C-Dur, Op. 102/1, 3. Satz: Adagio und 4. Satz: Allegro vivace
  • Lowell Liebermann: Nocturne Nr. 8, Op. 85 (2003)