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18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition 2021

Final round concerto performance of Kyohei Sorita performing Chopin's Piano Concerto No 1 in E Minor, Op.11

at the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw, with the Warsaw Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra under conductor Andrzej Boreyko

Kyohei Sorita in Recital

Sat 09 Dec 2023 - Sun 10 Dec 2023


Don't miss the Sydney debut of internationally-acclaimed pianist Kyohei Sorita.

World-renowned Japanese superstar pianist Kyohei Sorita performs in Sydney for the first time at the iconic Verbrugghen Hall.


Tickets are now on sale for this very special event.


In 2021, Kyohei Sorita made history as the first Japanese artist in fifty years to win second prize at the esteemed 18th International Chopin Piano Competition.


Since his debut in 2016, this gifted pianist has collaborated with renowned orchestras such as the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, the Deutsches Symphonieorchester Berlin, the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, and the NHK Symphony Orchestra. As a soloist, he has received highest acclaim not only in Japan but also in countries such as France, Austria, Germany, Italy, Canada, and China. He is scheduled to make his debut as conductor in Vienna in December 2023.


He founded and incorporated the Japan National Orchestra in 2018.  The Orchestra places its homebase in Nara Prefecture, and promises to create opportunities and elevate the artistry of orchestras worldwide.


Starting in 2021, he has undertaken a new endeavor as the curator of Solistiade, a music salon designed to foster connections between emerging musicians and their devoted supporters.


He has completed his studies at both the prestigious Tchaikovsky Memorial State Conservatory of Music and the F. Chopin State Conservatory of Music.


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Don't miss this very special opportunity to see Sorita perform his favourite Chopin pieces.

For more information on the event, please see

WHAT: Kyohei Sorita in Recital.
WHEN: Saturday 9 December 2023 + Sunday 10 December 2023, 7 pm.
LOCATION: Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, 1 Conservatorium Road, Sydney NSW 2000.


Fryderyk Chopin:

Polonaise No.6, A-Flat Major, op.53

Waltz in F-Major, op.34-3 

Rondo á la Mazur op.5

Andante spianato et Grande Polonaise brillante op.22

- Interval -

Fryderyk Chopin:

Ballade No 1, in G minor, Op.23

Ballade No 2 in F major, Op.38

Ballade No 3 in A-flat major, Op.47

Ballade No 4 in F minor, Op.52

*Program for the first half of the Sunday concert may be slightly different


Kyohei Sorita will be offering Masterclasses while in Sydney to intermediate and advanced students. Book a seat in the audience to watch the students receive their Masterclass.

*** Please note: all student positions are now filled.
There are only audience seats left ***

Special VIP ticket holders will also be able to purchase a ticket for a gala lunch event with Kyohei Sorita.

Special VIP Tickets include a photo with Kyohei Sorita.

VIP Tickets include a group photo with Kyohei Sorita.

J Culture Sydney Presents

Proudly Supported by:

Nexus Artist Management, and Friends of Chopin Australia

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