Jorian van Nee

(Conservatorium van Amsterdam, free entrance)

  • 26 January at 14:00 hrs (selection round B, Sweelinckzaal)
  • 2 February at 10:15 hrs (first round B, Sweelinckzaal)
  • 5 February (quarter final B, Sweelinckzaal); time follows
  • 7/8 February (semi final B, Haitinkzaal); time and location follow


Jorian van Nee (De Meern, 1999) started playing the piano at the age of nine. Jorian received lessons from David Kuyken and currently receives lessons from Frank Peters at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and Henk Ekkel at the Academie Muzikaal Talent. He has followed masterclasses by Igor Roma, Ronald Brautigam and Jan Wijn. He also took composition lessons with Willem Jeths. Jorian performs regularly, both solo and in ensembles. He has also played several times with orchestras such as the Residentie Orkest in The Hague and Sinfonia Rotterdam. He has been heard several times on the radio (including Radio 4 Muziekwijzer and Spiegelzaal). He appeared on TV on De Wereld Draait Door and Podium Witteman. Jorian also composes music himself and played his own work live on Radio 4. In 2013 he won a first prize at the Prinses Christina Concours while he also received a first prize at the Prinses Christina Compositie Concours for two of his own piano pieces. In 2015 he won the prize for the best accompaniment at the Prinses Christina Concours. He has also won prizes at the Peter de Grote festival and the YPF Piano Competition. Together with Pieternel Tils and Florianne Remme, he plays in the Audax trio.


Selection round

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 17 in d, op. 31 nr. 2 ‘Der Sturm’ – I. Largo – Allegro
S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 1
C. Debussy l’Isle joyeuse

First round

S. Rachmaninoff 6 Moments Musicaux, op. 16: nr. 2
D. Schäfer: Interludes,op. 17: nr. 4
C. Vine Sonate nr. 1
E. Granados Goyescas: nr. 4 ‘Quejas o la Maja y el Ruiseñor’
C. Debussy l’Isle joyeuse

Quarter final

J.S. Bach Partita nr. 4 in D, BWV 828
F. Chopin Etude in G, op. 10 nr. 5
F. Liszt Études d’exécution transcendante, S. 139: nr. 5 ‘Feux follets
C. Debussy Études, L. 136: nr. 7 ‘Pour les degrés chromatiques
S. Rachmaninoff Etudes-tableaux, op. 39: nr. 1
W.A. Mozart Rondo in a minor, KV511

Semi final

L. van Beethoven Sonate nr. 17 in d, op. 31 nr. 2 ‘Der Sturm
M. Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
F. Chopin Berceuse, op. 57