Nordic Country represented: Sweden

Institution: Ingesund School of Music, Arvika

Name of present teacher: Prof. Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist

Chopin: Etude op. 10 no. 5

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Competition Repertoire​


Round 1

J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in G major, BWV 860 (WTC Book 1)
L.v. Beethoven:  Sonata op. 57 No. 23, 1st mvt.
F. Liszt: Paganini Etude No. 2
I. Stravinsky: Etude Op. 7 No. 4

Round 2

D. Scarlatti: Sonata in G Major K455
A. Scriabin: Sonate Fantaisie No. 2
F. Chopin: Scherzo No. 2
C. Debussy: Suite pour le piano

Round 3

F. Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11

Anaïs Cassiers, born in 1999 in Belgium, started her musical education at the age of 6 at the Dalcroze Institute in Brussels. After her arrival in Morocco in 2007, she studies with the soloist Beguentch Gueldyev.

She wins the first prizes in the Young Pianists category of the International Lalla Meryem competition in 2008 and 2010, as well as the prize for the best playing of a French piece at the Moroccan National Music Competition in 2009.

After her return to Belgium in 2011, Anaïs continues her musical education with Roberte Mamou. Accepted into the “Young Talents” category of the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, she studies with the pianists Eliane Reyes and Gabriel Teclu from 2014 to 2018. Anaïs is currently studying with Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist at Ingesund Music School in Arvika.

She has played in Masterclasses with renowned pianists such as Abdel Rahman El Bacha, Jean- Claude Vanden Eynden, Christopher Elton, Pascal Devoyon, and Dmitri Bashkirov and was the youngest pianist to be selected to play in the Masterclass with Lylia Zilberstein at the Chigiana Academy of Siena.

She won the first prize of the Breughel Competition in Belgium in 2015, as well as the second prizes of the Steinway and Charlier competitions in 2017 and was a finalist of the 2018 Classic Academy.

Anaïs currently studies at the Ingesund School of Music with Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist in Sweden.

Beethoven: Sonata op. 57 no. 23 “Appassionata”, 1st mvt.

Anaïs Cassiers