Pazardzhik, Bulgaria, September 12, 2013

Philharmonic Orchestra Pazardzhik!about


ONG YI TING, Singapore – Flute

ANNA BADALIAN, Russia – Violin









Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, ouverture to the opera „Le Nozze di Figaro”

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Andante for flute and orchestra KV 315

Gioacchino Rossini, ouverture to the opera „The Barber of Seville”

Antonio Vivaldi, concerto for piccolo RV 445

Pietro Mascagni, intermezzo from „Cavalleria rusticana”

Johannes Brahms, violin concerto op. 77

Ong Yi Ting, ten year-old was born in Singapore, and is currently a student in Tao Nan School.
She is a student of Ms Larisa Tupitsyna and began playing piccolo since July 2009. She started playing flute in November 2010. She is a prize winner of numerous international competitions held in Greece, USA, Hong Kong, Russia and Singapore.
Yi Ting has performed in charity events such as President Star Charity 2012, ChildAid 2012, Moscow Meets Friends 2013, Children are our Hope for the Future 2013 and ChildAid Asia-KL 2013. Yi Ting also studies piano at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts. Her Music Achievements: 1.  Mar 2013 – 1st prize in the 11th International Russian Rotary Children Music Competition, Moscow, Russia. The final competition was with an orchestra and was held at Central Music School of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. 2. Jan 2013 – Gold award in PRIMA Artists Competition 2013 (Flute Ensemble), New York, USA. 3. Jan 2013 – Silver award in PRIMA Artists Competition 2013 (Flute/Violin Duet), New York, USA. 4. Jul 2012 – Special Osaka Prize in The First Japan – Hong Kong International Music Competition, Hong Kong. 5. June 2012 – 1st prize in Symphony 92.4FM Young Talents Project 2012, Singapore. The final competition was held at Singapore Botanic Gardens Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage on 3rd June 2012. 6. October 2011 – 1st prize in 2011 Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition (Elementary School, flute), New York, USA. 7. Aug 15 – Aug 29, 2011 – Awarded a Scholarship by AADGT to attend the Vianden International Music Festival in Luxembourg. She studied flute with Dr. Bradley Garner. Dr. Garner is on the faculties of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, The Julliard School and Queens College. She had six concert performances and the guest of honour was Vianden Mayor, Gaby Frantzen-Heger. 8. July 2011 – obtained Distinction in ABRSM grade 5 piano 9. May 31 – June 3, 2011 – Selected to perform in Iowa Piccolo Intensive at University of Iowa, USA. She attended master classes with Dr. Nicole Esposito (Professor in University of Iowa), Mr. Nicola Mazzanti (solo piccolo of Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Orchestra) and Ms Geralyn Coticone (former piccolist of Boston Symphony Orchestra). 10.  April 2011 – Gold Medal in The American Association for Development of the Gifted and Talented (AADGT) – Passion of Music 2011 Festival (Group B – Age 7- 8). She performed on April 16th in The Renee Weiler Concert Hall at Greenwich House and April 17th in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, USA. She was invited to perform as a special guest at the 7pm concert. 11. Mar 2011 – 1st prize and Judges Award in American Protégé International Music Talent Competition 2011 (School Students Category). She performed on 12th March 2011 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, USA. 12. October 2010 – 1st prize in 2010 Alexander & Buono International Flute Competition (Elementary School, flute). She performed on 24th October 2010 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York, USA. 13. September 2010 – 1st prize in The Muse Junior 2nd International Music Competition (Junior Group, flute) in Santorini, Greece 14. July 2010 – obtained Distinction in ABRSM grade 3 piano 15. March 2010 – obtained Distinction in ABRSM grade 5 music theory 16. February 2010 – 2nd prize in ZhongSin 4th International Music Competition (Junior Category, flute), Singapore.
Her Performance Experience: –    31 May 13 to 02 Jun 13, ChildAid Asia – KL 2013, KLPAC concert hall –    30 May 13, Children are our Hope for the Future 2013, Guest-Of-Honour is ESM Goh Chok Tong, Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel –    20 May 13, Opening Ceremony of Moscow Meets Friends charity show in Moscow International Music Arts Center in Moscow, Russia, performed as a soloist with the State Chamber Orchestra „Moscow Virtuosi“ under the baton of Vladimir Spivakov –    30 Apr & 3 Jun 13, Interview Broadcast on radio station Symphony 92.4FM – “15 Minutes With” Selwyn –    24 Apr 13, official launch of the Amadeus Prize for Symphony 92.4FM  Young Talents Project and Amadeus International School of Vienna –    23 Apr 13, 6th Singapore-Nanjing Principals’ Roundtable Forum 2013, Tao Nan School –    17 Mar 13, Prima Prize Award Concert, Japan Association Concert Hall –    05 Mar 13, featured on Okto Channel – Under 18 program –    23 Feb 13, Rotary Club Peace Day Lunch, Orchard Hotel –    17 Jan 13, Rotary Club Dinner Concert, Tanglin Club –    17 Dec 12, Keppel Christmas Mini-Concert, Ocean Financial Centre –    8 Dec 12, ChildAid Concert, Guest-Of-Honour is Acting Minister for Community, Culture and Youth, Lawrence Wong, Marina Bay Sands Grand Theatre –    7 Dec 12, ChildAid Concert, Guest-Of-Honour is Singapore President, Dr Tony Tan and Mrs Mary Tan, Marina Bay Sands Grand Theatre –    5 Dec 12, Russian Embassy Concert –    5 Dec 12, Singapore Rotary Club Lunch Performance, The Tanglin Club –    11 Nov 12, The Little Maestros, SOTA concert hall –    6 Nov 12, Singapore Essential Asia, Garden by The Bay –    3 & 4 Nov 12, Mother & Baby Award, City Square Mall –    14 Oct 12, President Star Charity 2012, Guest-Of-Honour is Singapore President, Dr Tony Tan and Mrs Mary Tan, Mediacorp TVT –    3 Oct 12, SIAS Investors‘ Choice Awards Presentation, Guest-Of-Honour is Deputy Prime Minister & Ministry for Finance, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Raffles City Convention Centre Fairmont Ballroom –    9 Sep 12, Mother & Baby Fair, Square 2 –    20 Aug 12, Russian Embassy Concert –    17 Aug 12, Harvard Singapore Foundation – Tote Board Lecture Series, NTUC Auditorium –    15 Aug 12, Piaget Event, Fort Canning Hotel –    27 Jul 12, MediaCorp News Awards 2012, Intercontinental Hotel –    22 Jun 12, Live Interview & Performance on radio station Symphony 92.4FM – The Morning Show with Andrew Lim –    28 May 12, Russian Embassy Concert –    29 Apr 12, church service –    14 Feb 12, Stars of Tomorrow, Esplanade Hall –    2 Feb 12, Russian Embassy Concert –    22 Sep 11, Botanic Garden MRT Opening Ceremony –    10 Dec 10, Singapore Literature Prize 2010 Award, Guest-of-Honour is Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts, Mr. Lui Tuck Yew, National Library Building


Anna Badalian was born on September 8, 1984 in Leningrad. Her father is a physicist, a well-known researcher. Her mother is a pianist, who received her musical education at the P.I. Tchaikovsky Moscow conservatory by Professor V. Merzhanov. Anna began to study violin four years old with A. Shvartsburg. Her first public solo appearance took place when she was 6 years old in the M. Glinka Philharmonic hall in St.Petersburg. At eleven she performed her first solo concert. Since then Anna has performed solo concerts in St. Petersburg. Her first appearance with an orchestra was in 1996. In 1996 Anna was awarded a fellowship to attend international master classes with Prof. Mikhail Vaiman and Arthur Zisserman at “Keshet Eylon” (Israel), which stands under the patronage of Shlomo Mintz. In 1998 Anna was a prize winner in the 3rd International competition “The coast of hope” (Bulgaria). In 2000 she studied with Professor Zakhar Bron. She has participated several times in the International festival “Peter de Grote” (Netherlands). After attending the music school in St. Petersburg she continued her education in the Netherlands. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2006 and her Master’s degree in 2009. During the entire studies it received Grants from different funds, including the Makarov-fund (Netherlands) and Gyulbenkyan-fund (Portugal). Anna has participated in many master classes and has taken lessons with many famous violin professors such as Z. Bron (Cologne), M. Vaiman (Aachen), G. Harutyunyan (Paris), B. van Oort (Amsterdam), and I. Ozim (Salzburg). In 2007 she was invited to the festival Masters de Pontlevoy (France), where she studied with Prof. A. Brussilovsky (Paris). In 2008 Anna has got lessons with B. Kelemen in Arnhem (Netherllands) and then Kaposvar festival (Hungary). Anna Badalian has a wide range repertoire. It is necessary to note that the professors which represent the Russian violin school of D. Oistrakh, Yu. Yankelevich and L.Kogan have played an important role in the musical formation of Anna.