Lucas Thomazinho


São Paulo
April 12, 1995


Second Prize: Teresa Carreño International Piano Competition (Miami, USA)
First Prize: XVIII Santa Cecilia International Piano Competition (Porto, Portugal,)
Brazilian Music Award: V BNDES International Piano Competition (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Lucas Thomazinho began his piano studies at the age of eight. He studied at São Paulo’s Magda Tagliaferro Foundation, with teachers Zilda Candida dos Santos, Armando Fava Filho and Flavio Varani; he received his Bachelor of Music from the University of São Paulo as a student of Eduardo Monteiro.

Lucas has toured widely throughout Brazil, Portugal, Spain, France and Germany, appearing in recitals and as a soloist with orchestras such as São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras, Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra. He has appeared with notable conductors such as Marin Alsop, Miguel Ángel Gómez Martínez and Henrik Schaefer, and collaborated in masterclasses with eminent pianists including Michel Dalberto, Cristina Ortiz, Joaquín Soriano, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Paul Lewis.


Lucas is currently studying with Wha Kyung Byun and Alessio Bax for his Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory of Boston. He released his first CD, with pieces by Czerny, Liszt, Scriabin, Granados, Carlos Gomes and Camargo Guarnieri, in 2017.


 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

Peter Sculthorpe: Harbour Dreaming

I. Allegro moderato
II. Sostenuto e pesante
III. Allegro molto

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

I. Allegro
II. Adagio – Presto – Più adagio
III. Allegro molto

2021 Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Carl Czerny: Variations on a theme by Rode in E♭ Major Op.33

I. Allegro energico
II. Allegro vivace e leggiero
III. Adagio mesto
IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

Alexander Scriabin: Fantasy in B minor Op.28
Heitor Villa-Lobos: Rudepoema W.184
Robert Schumann: Symphonic Études Op.13

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegro, ma non troppo

II. Improvisation: Andante cantabile

III. Finale: Andante – Allegro

III. Schön Rosmarin

I. Allegro non troppo

II. Allegro

III. Largo

IV. Allegro

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Vocalise Op.34 No.14

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro moderato

II. Lento

III. Moderato

IV. Allegro con brio