Six finalists were chosen from 15 semi-finalists at the NTD International Piano Competition at the Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York. The pianists are performing their own selections today, Sept. 28. In order below:
Shih-Yeh Lu from Taiwan will perform Beethoven 24 Variations on “Venni Amore” by Righini; Mendelssohn’s Variations Serieuses, and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor.
Maxium Anikushin from New York will perform Beethoven’s Sonata No. 21, and Chopin’s Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante.
Nicolas Giacomelli from Italy will perform Schumann’s Kreisleriana, and Tchaikovsky’s Dumka.
Olena Miso from Ukraine will perform A. Skryalein’s Two poems, Bach-Busoni Chaconne, and Rachmaninov’s Four Preludes.
Sanghie Lee from South Korea will perform Schumann’s Fantasy in C Major, and Rachmaninoff’s Moments Musicaux.
Vladimir Petrov from Mexico will perform Schumann’s Symphonic Etudes, and Liszt’s Mephisto Valse.
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