Sunday 14 Feb, 7:00pm
Coronation Hall Bannockburn – Adults $35 – Senior $30 – Student $5
Bouterey-Ishido “immediately linked his listeners’ sensibilities with the world of the music, transcending time and place, youth and experience…I know of no other pianist who looks more ‘at home’ with himself and his world when playing.”
Peter Mechen, “Middle C”
Haydn Sonata in E flat Hob.XVI/49
Chopin Mazurkas and Waltzes (selection)
Ligeti Études (selection)
Born in Christchurch, New Zealand, Jun Bouterey-Ishido began playing piano at the age of 5 under the tutelage of Veronica Van der Knaap then Diedre Irons. Since completing his Bachelor of Music (Hons) at Canterbury University in 2008, his studies have taken him to the Liszt Academy in Budapest and to Stuttgart, where he completed a Master in Piano in 2011 and graduated with Distinction from the Konzertexamen (Concert Artist) programme in February 2014, studying under Péter Nagy and Kirill Gerstein.
Jun has received numerous awards including 2nd Prize at the 2017 Maj Lind International Piano Competition, Finland, 1st Prize at the 2008 Kerikeri International Piano Competition, winner of the PACANZ National Young Performer of the Year Award in 2004 for pianoforte (and in 2005 for violin), 2nd Prize 2004/5 New Zealand National Concerto Competitions. He is a multiple recipient of the Dame Malvina Major Foundation Arts Excellence awards and has been greatly supported in his overseas studies by the Anne Reid Memorial Trust, Kiwi Music, Keith Laugesen, and Tytheridge scholarships.