Introducing pianist Julia Hastings, our regular mentor for Season 1

Pianist Julia Hastings. We're very pleased to introduce our regular mentor for Season 1, pianist Julia Hastings! Julia Hastings is a Melbourne-based pianist who defies stereotypes by being equally at home on stage as an actor. But the unique fusion of Julia, the musician and actor and Julia, the theatre creator, writer and dancer is … Continue reading Introducing pianist Julia Hastings, our regular mentor for Season 1

Pianist Anna Gao // Young Performer Summer Series

Pianist Anna Gao. Photo credit: Cameron Jamieson It's the penultimate episode of this year's Young Performer Summer Series! Tonight's featured performer is pianist Anna Gao, who won 3rd prize on The Talent in Season 1, 2019. Anna Gao began studying piano at the age of 9, making her debut concerto appearance with Preston Symphony Orchestra … Continue reading Pianist Anna Gao // Young Performer Summer Series

INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

Pianist Karl Chiu and violist Jamie Miles Interview special TONIGHT! It’s our final interview special delving into what it’s like to be a young performer in today’s competitive world! In this episode, The Talent host Teddy Darling chats with pianist Karl Chiu and violist Jamie Miles. They discussed experience at competitions, the valuable experience ensemble … Continue reading INTERVIEW SPECIAL: WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A YOUNG PERFORMER?

Episode 2: pianist Ben Fu

16-year-old Ben Fu was born in China, and began his piano studies at the age of 7. Ben has won several first prizes since 2019 after coming to Australia, mostly recently being the first prize of 2020 Boroondara Eisteddfod piano concerto competition.