ELLEN FALCONER


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ABOUT ELLEN


Ellen began playing piano age 8, and has since studied under a number of prominent pianists and composers, including Larry Sitsky, Stephanie McCallum, and Katherine Day. Ellen has performed extensively throughout Canberra, Melbourne, and Dublin, and has given concerts and recitals of Italian and French Impressionist and Neoclassical Music, in venues such as the Melbourne Town Hall, Hamer Hall at the Melbourne Arts Centre, and the National Gallery and Portrait Gallery in Canberra. Ellen is also interested in New and Experimental Music, which she has performed with many talented performers from the ANU Experimental Music Studio and New Music Ensemble. As well as this, Ellen's community involvement with music has been a prominent part of her career. In 2015, she worked with Ainslie and Gorman Arts Centres in Canberra, creating a concert series for emerging musicians in Canberra.

In 2015, Ellen graduated with a Bachelor of Music (Honours) from the ANU School of Music. She was the 2015 recipient of the Ken and Vera Fowles Scholarship, and also won the ANU University Prize for Piano. Ellen has been accepted to undertake a Masters and PhD Programme in London at Goldsmiths' College. She will start this in September, 2016, after touring and performing throughout south-east Australia. She was awarded the Alexander Ivashkin Scholarship at Goldsmiths’ College for 2016.


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Ellen is available for concerts, and private functions as a performer and to provide background music. She also teaches piano privately in London. For all enquiries about performance opportunities and teaching, please contact via email.


REPERTOIRE


Concerti

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 20 in D Minor, K466

Piano Concerto No. 21 in C Major, K467

Respighi: Concerto in Modo Misolidio

Saint-Saëns: Piano Concert No. 2 in G Minor, Opus 2

Solo

Bartók: Deux Élégies pour piano, Opus 8/B

Brahms: Ballades, Opus 10

Chua: Sonatina

Cowell: Three Irish Legends

Dallapiccola: Quaderno Musicale Di Annalibera

Debussy: Rêverie

     Suite bergamasque

     Pour le piano

     Children’s Corner

     Preludes Book I & II

     La plus que lente

Granados: Allegro de Concierto

     Six Pieces on Spanish Folk Songs

     8 Valses Poeticos

Harris: American Ballades

     Little Suite for Piano

Hovhaness: Three Preludes and Fugues

     Mystic Flute

     12 Armenian Fold Songs

     Anada Piano Sonata

Les Six: Album des Six

Liszt: Elegy Nos 1 & 2

Malipiero: Preludi Autunnali

     Hortus Conclusus

Bianchi & Neri

     Il Taro

Mangiagalli: Deux Lunaires

Milhaud: Suite pour le piano

Respighi: Ancient Airs and Dances

     Prelude e Fuga in Sol minore

     Three Preludes on Gregorian Melodies

     Six Pieces for the Piano

Ravel: Sonatine pour piano

     Le tombeau de Couperin

Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C Sharp Minor

     Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

Semtana: Concert Étude in C

     On the Sea-Shore, A Souvenir

Sitsky: Purgatory

Chamber

Berio: Two Pieces for Violin and Piano

Beyer: Suite for Violin and Piano

Kondo: Aquarelle

Wolfe: Piece for Piano and Violin

     Sticks

     Stones