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Piano 2018

Participants

Ennian Bai

Zhejiang, China, age 15

Repertoire

J. Haydn Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:50

Allegro

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
F. Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
S. Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet, Op. 75, No. 4 & No. 8
P. Tchaikovsky Dumka, Op. 59
F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, S.141, “La Campanella”
E. Grieg Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16

Allegro molto moderato Adagio Allegro moderato molto e marcato—Quasi presto—Andante maestoso

Rufus Bordal

Santa Monica, California, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio

R. Schumann Romance in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 2
J.S. Bach WTC I: Prelude and Fugue No. 23 in B Major, BWV 868
F. Mendelssohn Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, Op. 35, No. 1
F. Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23
F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, S.141, “La Campanella”
M. RAVEL Miroirs: “Alborada del gracioso”
S. Rachmaninoff Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43

J J Jun Li Bui

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, age 14

Repertoire

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 3 in C Major, Op. 2, No. 3

Allegro con brio

F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, S.141, “La Campanella”
F. Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28
F. Chopin Étude in G-sharp Minor, Op. 25, No. 6
M. Ravel Jeux d’eau
F. Chopin Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

Maestoso Larghetto Allegro vivace

Yangrui Cai

Guangzhou, China, age 17

Repertoire

J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in B Minor, BWV 893
F. Mendelssohn Songs Without Words in A-flat Major, Op. 38, No. 6
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 5 in B-flat Major, S.139, “Feux Follets”
J. Haydn Sonata in B Minor, Hob. XVI:32

Allegro moderato Menuet Finale: Presto

J. Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Book I, Op. 35
I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

Danse russe Chez Pétrouchka La semaine grasse

S. Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Andante—Allegro Tema con variazioni Allegro, ma non troppo

Kai-Min Chang

Changhua, Taiwan, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 16 in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1

Allegro vivace

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 5 in F-sharp Major, Op. 15, No. 2
F. Chopin Ballade No. 1 in G Minor, Op. 23
F. Chopin Barcarolle, Op. 60
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83

Allegro inquieto Andante caloroso Precipitato

I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

Danse russe Chez Pétrouchka La semaine grasse

F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo. Vivace

William Chen

New York, New York, age 15

Repertoire

D. Scarlatti Sonata in D Minor, K. 213
L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
F. Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514
F. Chopin Berceuse, Op. 57
M. Ravel Une barque sur l’océan
F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, S.141, “La Campanella”
P. Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23

Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso—Allegro con spirito Andantino semplice – Prestissimo Allegro con fuoco—Molto meno mosso—Allegro vivo

Eric Guo

Toronto, Canada, age 15

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 18 in E Major, Op. 62, No. 2
J. Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Book I, Op. 35
F. Chopin Scherzo No. 4 in E Major, Op. 54
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 5 in B-flat Major, S.139, “Feux Follets”
J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 14 in F-sharp Minor, BWV 883
F. Chopin Étude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 10, No. 4
F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo. Vivace

Caroline Hsu

Saratoga, California, age 14

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2

Allegro vivace

F. Chopin Étude in C-sharp Minor, Op. 10, No. 4
F. Chopin Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1
F. Chopin Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53, “Heroique”
A. Scriabin Sonata No. 3 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 23

Drammàtico Allegretto Andante Presto con fuoco

G. Ligeti Étude No. 4, “Fanfares”
G. Ligeti Étude No. 10, “Der Zauberlehrling”
L.v. Beethoven Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15

Allegro con brio Largo Rondo Allegro

Kyle Hu

Yorktown, Virginia age 15

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux”

Das Lebewohl Das Wiedersehen

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 12 in B-flat Minor, S.139, “Chasse-neige”
F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 3 in G-sharp Minor, S.141, “La Campanella”
F. Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514
P. Tchaikovsky

(trans. Pletnev)

Concert Suite from the Nutcracker

Andante maestoso (Pas de deux)

L.v. Beethoven Concerto No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 73

Allegro Adagio un poco mosso Rondo. Allegro ma non troppo

Leyla Kabuli

Berkeley, California, age 18

Repertoire

J.S. Bach The Art of Fugue, Contrapunctus I, BWV 1080
W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K. 576

Allegro

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 7 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 27, No. 1
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 12 in B-flat Minor, S.139
S. Rachmaninoff Suite from Violin Partita No. 3 in E Major for Piano after J.S. Bach, TN iii/1

Preludio Gavotte Gigue

N. Medtner 6 Skazki, Op. 51

Allegro molto vivace Cantabile, tranquillo Allegretto tranquillo e grazioso Allegretto con moto flessibile Presto Allegro vivace sempre al rigore di tempo

P. Hindemith Sonata No. 3 in B-flat Major

Ruhig bewegt Sehr lebhaft Mäßig schnell Fuge. Lebhaft

S. Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Moderato Adagio sostenuto—Più animato Allegro scherzando

Nikita Khnykin

Oslo, Norway, age 15

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90

Mit lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
S. Rachmaninoff Étude-Tableaux No. 6 in A Minor, Op. 39
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28
F. Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514
E. Grieg Stimmungen, Op. 73

V. Studie (Hommage à Chopin) IV. Folketone VII. Mountaineer’s Song

P. Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23

Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso—Allegro con spirito Andantino semplice – Prestissimo Allegro con fuoco—Molto meno mosso—Allegro vivo

Tyler Kim

Temecula, California, age 15

Repertoire

J. Haydn Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:48

Andante con espressione

B. Bartók Suite, Op. 14, Sz. 62, BB 70
F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
F. Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12, S.244
G.F. Handel Suite No. 2 in F Major, HWV 427
M. Ravel Miroirs: “Alborada del gracioso”
F. Chopin Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

Maestoso Larghetto Allegro vivace

Adrian A. King

Silverdale, Washington, age 15

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, “The Hunt”

Allegro

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 12 in G Major, Op. 37, No. 2
J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor, BWV 889
F. Chopin Étude in C Major, Op. 10, No. 1
H. Dutilleux Sonata pour Piano

III. Choral et Variations

F. Chopin Scherzo No. 3 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 10 in F Minor, “Appassionata”
S. Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Andante—Allegro Tema con variazioni Allegro, ma non troppo

Yunchan Lim

Siheung-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, age 14

Repertoire

W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 9 in D Major, K.311

Allegro con spirito

F. Chopin Prelude No. 25 in C-sharp Minor, Op. 45
F. Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514
F. Chopin Variations on “La ci darem la mano” from Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Op. 2
C. Debussy Preludes, Book II: “Ondine”
A. Scriabin Sonata No. 2 in G-Sharp Minor, Op. 19, “Sonata-Fantasy”

Andante Presto

F. Chopin Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

Maestoso Larghetto Allegro vivace

Anne Liu

San Diego, California, age 16

Repertoire

J. Haydn Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI:48

Andante con espressione Rondo. Presto

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 14 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 48, No. 2
R. Muczynski Desperate Measures (Paganini Variations), Op. 48
W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 13 in B-flat Major, K.333

Allegro

J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 2 in C Minor, BWV 871
F. Liszt Paraphrase de concert sur Rigoletto, S.434
F. Chopin Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21

Maestoso Larghetto Allegro vivace

Anton Mejias

Helsinki, Finland, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 27 in E Minor, Op. 90

Mit lebhaftigkeit und durchaus mit Empfindung und Ausdruck

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83, “Stalingrad”

Allegro inquieto—Andantino Andante caloroso Precipitato

S. Rachmaninoff Moments musicaux, Op. 16

III. Andante cantabile IV. Presto

M. Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit: “Ondine”
E. Rautavaara Sonata No. 2, Op. 64, “The Fire Sermon”

Molto allegro Andante assai Allegro brutale

S. Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

Allegro ma non tanto Intermezzo: Adagio Finale: Alla breve

Sihao Qin

Liuzhou, China, age 18

Repertoire

W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 10 in C Major, K.330

Allegro moderato

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
J.S. Bach

(trans. F. Busoni)

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor, BWV 565
I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

Danse russe Chez Pétrouchka La semaine grasse

F. Liszt Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S.514
S. Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

Allegro ma non tanto Intermezzo: Adagio Finale: Alla breve

Kasey Shao

Cincinnati, Ohio, age 14

Repertoire

J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 15 in G Major, BWV 884
L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3

Presto

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 16 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2
F. Liszt Valse de l’opéra Faust de Gounod, S.407
F. Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
I. Albeniz Iberia: “Triana”
D. Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue in D-flat Major, Op. 87, No. 15
A. Webern Variations for Piano, Op. 27

Sehr mäßig Sehr schnell Ruhig fließend

L.v. Beethoven Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37

Allegro con brio Largo Rondo. Allegro

Kuisma Sippola

Helsinki, Finland, age 18

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 11 in B-flat Major, Op. 22

Allegro con brio

R. Schumann Romance in F-sharp Major, Op. 28, No. 2
F. Liszt Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S.161, No. 7
M. Ravel Jeux d’eau
S. Rachmaninoff Études-Tableaux No. 9 in D Major, Op. 39
F. Chopin Barcarolle, Op. 60
S. Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

Moderato Adagio sostenuto—Più animato Allegro scherzando

Arthur Wang

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 18 in E Major, Op. 62, No. 2
F. Chopin Étude in B Minor, Op. 25, No. 10
S. Rachmaninoff Étude-tableaux No. 5 in E-flat Minor, Op. 39
I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

La semaine grasse

F. Liszt Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S.161, No. 7
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83, “Stalingrad”

Allegro inquieto—Andantino Andante caloroso Precipitato

S. Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30

Allegro ma non tanto Intermezzo: Adagio Finale: Alla breve

Hsiyun Wu

Kaosiung, Taiwan, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

Allegro assai Andante con moto Allegro ma non troppo—Presto

F. Chopin Sonata No. 2 in B-flat Minor, Op. 35

Grave—Doppio movimento Scherzo Marche funébre: Lento Finale: Presto

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 16 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2
I. Stravinsky

(trans. G. Agosti)

The Firebird Suite

Danse infernale Berceuse Finale

S. Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

Andante—Allegro Tema con variazioni Allegro, ma non troppo

Lingfei Stephan Xie

Shanghai, China, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

Allegro assai Andante con moto Allegro ma non troppo—Presto

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 17 in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1
F. Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
D. Shostakovich Prelude and Fugue No. 24 in D Minor, Op. 87
F. Liszt Après une Lecture de Dante: Fantasia quasi Sonata, S.161, No. 7
S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 7 in B-flat Major, Op. 83, “Stalingrad”

Allegro inquieto—Andantino Andante caloroso Precipitato

L.v. Beethoven Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58

Allegro moderato Andante con moto Rondo. Vivace

Biguo Xing

Beijing, China, age 18

Repertoire

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1
F. Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
M. Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit: “Ondine”
L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio Introduzione. Adagio molto Rondo. Allegretto moderato—Prestissimo

F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo. Vivace

JiWon Yang

Seoul, Korea, age 16

Repertoire

W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 18 in D Major, K. 576

Allegro

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 12 in G Major, Op. 37, No. 2
F. Liszt Réminiscences de Norma, S.394
S. Scarlatti Sonata in B Minor, K. 87
F. Liszt Grandes Études de Paganini No. 2 in E-flat Major, S.141
F. Chopin Scherzo in C-sharp Minor, Op. 39
P. Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23

Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso—Allegro con spirito Andantino semplice – Prestissimo Allegro con fuoco—Molto meno mosso—Allegro vivo

William Yang

Natick, Massachusetts, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”

Allegro assai

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1
J.S. Bach WTC I: Prelude and Fugue No. 7 in E-flat Major, BWV 852
F. Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 52
W.A. Mozart Sonata No. 13 in B-flat Major, K. 333

Allegro

A. Scriabin Fantaisie in B Minor, Op. 28
F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo. Vivace

Yerin Yang

Seoul, South Korea, age 15

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 26 in E-flat Major, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux”

Das Lebewohl

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 18 in E Major, Op. 62, No. 2
F. Chopin Étude in A Minor, Op. 25, No. 11, “Winter Wind”
M. Ravel Gaspard de la Nuit: “Ondine”
L. Liebermann Gargoyles, Op. 29

Presto Adagio semplice, ma con molto rubato Allegro moderato Presto feroce

J.S. Bach WTC II: Prelude and Fugue No. 11 in F Major, BWV 880
F. Chopin Barcarolle, Op. 60
F. Liszt Rhapsodie espagnole, S.254
S. Barber Sonata in E-flat Minor, Op. 26

Fuga. Allegro con spirito

E. Grieg Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16

Allegro molto moderato Adagio Allegro moderato molto e marcato—Quasi presto—Andante maestoso

Tony Siqi Yun

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”

Allegro con brio

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 17 in B Major, Op. 62, No. 1
I. Stravinsky

(trans. G. Agosti)

The Firebird Suite

Danse infernale Berceuse Finale

F. Liszt Réminiscences de Norma, S.394
P. Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23

Allegro non troppo e molto maestoso—Allegro con spirito Andantino semplice – Prestissimo Allegro con fuoco—Molto meno mosso—Allegro vivo

Zhang Bo

Hangzhou, China, age 17

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110

Moderato cantabile molto espressivo Allegro molto Adagio ma non troppo Fuga. Allegro ma non troppo

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 13 in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1
J. Brahms Variations on a Theme by Paganini, Book II, Op. 35
F. Chopin Étude in F Major, Op. 10, No. 8
F. Chopin Mazurka No. 14 in G Minor, Op. 24, No. 1
F. Chopin Mazurka No. 15 in C Major, Op. 24, No. 2
F. Chopin Mazurka No. 16 in A-flat Major, Op. 24, No. 3
F. Chopin Mazurka No. 17 in B-flat Minor, Op. 24, No. 4
F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo. Vivace

Edward Zhang

Redmond, Washington, age 15

Repertoire

J.S. Bach WTC I: Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A Minor, BWV 865
L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3

Presto

F. Chopin Étude in C Major, Op. 10, No. 1
F. Chopin Nocturne in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
F. Liszt Rhapsodie espagnole, S.254
F. Mendelssohn Variations sérieuses, Op. 54
I. Stravinsky Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

Danse russe

S. Prokofiev Sonata No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 28
F. Chopin Concerto No. 1 in E Minor, Op. 11

Allegro maestoso Romanze. Larghetto Rondo: Vivace

Jingting Zhu

Shanghai, China, age 16

Repertoire

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3, “The Hunt”

Allegro

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 8 in D-flat Major, Op. 27, No. 2
G. Ligeti Étude No. 4, “Fanfares”
C. Debussy Images, Book 1: Reflets dans l’eau
C. Saint-Saëns

(arr. Liszt—Horowitz)

Danse Macabre
L.v. Beethoven 32 Variations, WoO. 80
R. Schumann Fantasie in C Major, Op. 17

Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen; Im Legended-Ton

E. Grieg Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16

Allegro molto moderato Adagio Allegro moderato molto e marcato—Quasi presto—Andante maestoso

Ryan Zhu

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, age 14

Repertoire

J.S. Bach English Suite No. 6 in D Minor, BWV 811

Prelude

L.v. Beethoven Sonata No. 7 in D Major, Op. 10, No. 3

Presto

F. Chopin Nocturne No. 16 in E-flat Major, Op. 55, No. 2
J. Brahms Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 2

Allegro non troppo, ma energico

S. Prokofiev Toccata in D Minor, Op. 11
C. Debussy Images, Book 1: Reflets dans l’eau
F. Liszt Transcendental Étude No. 4 in D Minor, “Mazeppa”
F. Liszt Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, S.124

Allegro maestoso Quasi adagio Allegretto vivace—Allegro animato Allegro marziale animato

 

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