Participant of contest 2021

Suh, Hans

Hans Suh

Winner of the 2021 International Telekom Beethoven Competiton Bonn, the 2018 International German Piano Award, laureate of the 2016 Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition and winner of the Isang Yun International Music Competition 2016, Hans Suh has performed as a soloist at Alte Oper Frankfurt, Avery Fisher Hall, Carnegie Hall, Philharmonie Essen, and Seoul Arts Center. He performed with famous orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic Orchestra or Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, working with conductors as Kurt Masur, Ken-David Masur, Michael Adelson, Myung-Whun Chung, and Pascal Verrot. Hans began playing piano at age four, started composing at age five, and held his first solo recital at seven. After studying with Yuri Kim and Vladimir Feltsman at Mannes, Hans went onto study ancient history at Columbia University and piano with Emanuel Ax and Matti Raekallio at The Juilliard School. After finishing his Master of Music with Olivier Gardon, he now pursues Konzertexamen with Arie Vardi at Hochschule für Musik Theater und Medien Hannover.


Hans Suh First Round

  • Johann Sebastian Bach: Prelude and Fugue in D minor, BWV 874
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Six Bagatelles, op. 126 
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E major, op. 109

Hans Suh Second Round

Johannes Brahms: No. 1 from Three Intermezzi, op. 117

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, op. 57 („Appassionata“)

Johannes Brahms: No. 2 from Six Pieces for Piano, op. 118

Robert Schumann: Symphonic Etudes in C sharp minor, op. 13


Hans Suh Semi-Final

Arnold Schönberg: Six Little Piano Pieces, op. 19 

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 6 in F major, op. 10/2 

Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 7 in B flat major, op. 83


Hans Suh Chamber Music Final

  • Hans Suh: Piano Pieces op. 7
  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Trio in C minor, op. 1/3 by

Hans Suh Orchestra Final

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3. op. 37