Alexandra Kaptein

Alexandra Kaptein (1999, The Netherlands) started piano lessons at the age of 5. At the age of six she already won her first prize at the piano competition ‘Jugend musiziert’ in Germany. This was the beginning of a long series of national and international piano competitions throughout Europe. She won the first prize of the ‘Von Bremen Piano Competition’ in Dortmund, Germany and of the ‘EPTA International Piano Competition’ 2016 in Belgium and won the first prize and audience prize in the ‘International Piano Competition for Young Musicians’ in Enschede. In 2017 she won the first prize, audience prize and Franz Liszt Prize in the final of ‘Koffie bij de Piano’ in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. In 2018 Alexandra won the first prize and special jury prize in the final of the ‘Geertruidenberg Classical Competition’. And in 2019 she also won the first prize in the International Competition in Val Tidone ‘Silvio Bengali’ Italy.

Alexandra participates in many masterclasses and music festivals in Greece, Italy, Poland and Germany and performs in solo concerts in the Netherlands and Germany. She also performed at the Dutch radio station of Radio 4 (AVRO/TROS).

She has been studying with Frank van de Laar since 2019. In 2020 Alexandra graduated cum laude from the ArtEZ Conservatory in Zwolle and she is currently studying with Frank van de Laar in her master’s degree at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. In 2020 Alexandra also started a second bachelor, Theory of Music at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague.


Unfortunately Alexandra has canceled her participation due to personal circumstances.

Quarter Finals
L. van Beethoven Sonata no. 3 in C major, op. 2/3
A. Scriabin Etude in C sharp minor, op. 42/5
M. Ravel Miroirs, no. 4 Alborada del gracioso

Semi Final
J. Brahms Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, op. 60
F. Liszt Sonata in B minor, S. 178

R. Namavar Ti’afa’a
L. van Beethoven Piano Concerto nr. 3 in C minor, op. 37