​​Round 1

 J. S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue no. 20 in a minor, WTC Book 2 
L. v. Beethoven: Piano sonata no. 32 in C minor, Op. 111, 1st mvt.
F. Liszt: Gnomenreigen, No. 2 from Two concert Études, S.145
A. Scriabin: Etude Op. 8 no. 12 in D-sharp minor

Round 2

A. Scriabin: Fantasy Op. 28 in B minor
F. Chopin: Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op. 62 no. 2
G. de Frumerie: Piano sonata no. 2, Op. 65 (1968) 
                 mvt. II: Allegro furioso con molto intensita 
F. Liszt: Ballade no. 2 in B minor 

Round 3

W.A. Mozart: Piano concerto no. 20 in D minor, K. 466

Henrik Kilhamn is a concert pianist, chamber musician and accompanist based in Gothenburg, Sweden. He holds a Bachelor as well as a Master’s degree from the Academy of Music and Drama, Gothenburg University, where he studied for Bernt Wilhelmsson. He has studied abroad in Newcastle, UK, and on a postgraduate level with Mats Jansson, School of music at Örebro University.

Henrik has been a solosit with orchestras like Örebro Akademiska Orkester and Newcastle Sinfonietta, and performed in venues such as Stenhammarsalen in Gothenburg, the Gothenburg Opera house and Örebro Concert house. He regularly gives concerts and has been invited to Lagrasse Piano Festival, France, and Gothenburg Piano Festival, among others. As an accompanist, Henrik is often engaged for concerts, master classes and auditions as well as choirs and orchestras.

As part of Duo Cellissimo, Henrik advanced to the finals of the national chamber music competition “Young and Promising” in 2017. The versitile ensemble has frequently appeared in concerts in Sweden with exciting programs and projects. He has received the prestigous Royal Swedish Academy of Music National scholarship, among others.

Henrik also has a passionate interest in developing the conditions for the classical music scene and its musicians. This has resulted in that he worked full time as president of Konstkåren, the Student Union at the Academy of Music and Drama, the year following his Master program; and that he was a founding member and president of the Gothenburg Piano Society, an association that provides a platform for young classical pianists in Gothenburg, primarily by arranging concerts.

Nordic Country represented: Sweden

Institution: Pianosällskapsällskapet i Väst (Gothenburg Piano Society)

Name of present teacher: Mats Jansson

 preselection Videos

Henrik Kilhamn

L. van Beethoven: Piano Sonata no. 32, Op. 111, 1st movement: Maestoso - Allegro con brio ed appassionato

Competition Repertoire​


A. Scriabin: Etude in D sharp minor, Op. 8 no. 12: Patetico