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2017 Participants Recitals

Young Artists Piano Recital
Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Anastasiya Magamedova – 19, Tajikistan
Johann Sebastian Bach-Ferruccio Busoni: Chaconne in D Minor, BWV 1004
 
Yiou Li – 21, China
Muzio Clementi: Sonata in F-sharp minor, Op. 25 No. 5                                     
I.    Allegro con espressione
II.   Lento e patetico
III. Presto
 
Elisabeth Tsai – 18, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No.16 in G major, Op. 31 No. 1                      
I. Allegro vivace
                
Ying Li – 19, China
Frédéric Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58 (I. Allegro maestoso)      
 
Xiting Yang – 23, China
Enrique Granados: El Amor y la muerte (Balada)  from Goyescas, Op. 11  
 
Benjamin Hopkins – 26, USA
Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5 (I. Allegro maestoso)          

Farshad Zadeh – 23, USA
Fredéric Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60                                       
 
David Hou – 16, USA
Maurice Ravel: Alborada del Gracioso from Miroir                                                                                                                                       
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Young Artists Piano Recital
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
Ed Landreth Auditorium
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Chen Liang – 25, China
Johann Sebastian Bach: Partita No.4 in D major, BWV 828                             
Ouverture and Allemande

Chen Xu – 17, China
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in D major, KV 576                                  
ii.  Adagio
iii. Allegretto
 
Derek Wang – 18, USA
Robert Schumann: Allegro in B minor, Op. 8                                                          
 
John Schindler – 18, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a “Les Adieux”
ii.  Andante espressivo
iii. Vavacissimamente

Kamil Pacholec – 18, Poland

Fredéric Chopin: Ballade No. 1 in G minor, Op. 23                                              
 
Sunyu Su – 19, Taiwan
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36                                 
i. Allegro agitato  

Heyue Zhang – 25,
China
Maurice Ravel: Ondine from Gaspard de la nuit                                                                                                                          
 
Songbo Sun – 16, China
Maurice Ravel: Scarbo from Gaspard de la nuit                                                                                                 
 

 

This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician

Young Artists Piano Recital
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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John Zhao – 14, USA
Robert Schumann: Abegg Variations, Op. 1                                                             

Farshad Zadeh – 23, USA
Johannes Brahms: Three Intermezzi, Op. 117        
                                              
Kimberly Han – 16, USA
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 3 in A minor, Op. 28                                               

Elisabeth Tsai – 18, USA
Frédéric Chopin: Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49                                                         

Perren-Luc Thiessen – 14, USA
Maurice Ravel: Alborada del gracioso from Miroirs                                            
 
Dawen Li – 26, China
Franz Liszt: Valse de concert sur deux motifs de “Lucia” et “Parisina”       
 
Daniela Liebman – 14, Mexico
Felix Mendelssohn: Fantasy in F-sharp minor, Op. 28                                        
Con moto agitato – Allegro con moto - Presto
 
Gregory Martin – 19, USA
Franz Liszt: Grandes Etudes de Paganini, S. 141 Nos. 1, 3 and 6                   
Preludio – La Campanella – Théme and Variations
 

Young Artists Piano Recital
Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
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Qi Xu – 22, China
Johann Sebastian Bach: Toccata in C minor, BWV 911                                      
 
Xiting Yang – 23, China
Johannes Brahms: Fantaisies, Op.  116 Nos. 1 - 4                                                  
i. Capriccio – ii. Intermezzo – iii. Capriccio – iv. Intermezzo
 
Anastasiya Magamedova – 19, Tajikistan
Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No. 1 in B minor, Op. 20                                              
 
Xiaoyi Xu – 23, China
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 31 in A-flat major, Op. 110                   
III. Adgio, ma non troppo
IV. Allegro ma non troppo
 
Kamil Pacholec – 18, Poland
Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 1 in C major, Op. 1 (I. Allegro)                            
 
Benjamin Hopkins – 26, USA
Aaron Copland: Piano Variations (1930)                                                                            

Ying Li – 19, China
Robert Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op. 12 Nos. 1 - 5                                          
1. Des Abends  2. Aufschwung  3. Warum  4. Grillen  5. In der Nacht

David Hou – 16, USA
Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60                                       
 
Chelsea Guo – 16, USA
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata in A minor, Op. 28                                                                                                         
 
This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician

Young Artists Piano Recital
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Derek Wang – 18, USA
Igor Stravinsky: Serenade in A                                                                                    
i. Hymne – ii. Romanza – iii. Rondoletto – iv. Cadenza finale
 
Szuyu Su – 19, Taiwan
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101                             
i.  Somewhat lively with an innermost sensibility (Allegro ma non troppo)        ii. Lively, march-like (Vivace alla Marcia)

Chen Liang – 25, China
Felix Mendelssohn: Prelude and Fugue in E minor, Op. 35 No.1                                                                 

Heyue Zhang – 24, China
Frédéric Chopin: Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58                                                              
i. Allegro maestoso              
 
John Schindler – 18, USA
Maurice Ravel: Scarbo from Gaspard de la nuit                                                    
 
Chen Xu – 17, China
Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36                               
ii.  Non allegro – Lento - Piú mosso
iii. Allegromolto – Poco meno mosso - Presto
 
John Zhao – 14, USA
Frédéric Chopin: Andante spianato et grande polonaise brillante Op. 22              
 
 

Young Artists Piano Recital
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
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Xiaoyi Xu – 23, China
Johann Sebastian Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue, BWV 903              

Yiou Li – 21, China
Joseph Haydn: Sonata in E major, Hob.XVI:31                                                        
i. Moderato – ii. Allegretto – iii. Finale: Presto

Daniela Liebman – 14, Mexico
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47                            
 
Dawen Li – 26, China
Maurice Ravel: from Miroirs:                                                                                       
Noctuelles", "Oiseaux tristes", "Alborada del gracioso"
 
Perren-Luc Thiessen – 14, USA
Frédéric Chopin: Barcarolle in F-sharp major, Op. 60                                        

Songbo Sun – 16, China
Lowell Lieberman: Gargoyles, Op. 29                                                                                    
 
Chelsea Guo – 16, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in C major, Op. 53 “Waldstein”        
i. Allegro con brio

Kimberly Han – 16, USA
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52                                               

Qi Xu – 22, China

Franz Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan, S. 418                                                 

 

This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

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Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician

Young Artists Piano Recital
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Huiming Ye, 19 China
Johann Sebastian Bach: Italian Concerto in F major, BWV 971                   
II.  Andante
III. Presto
 
John Zhao – 14, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No.3 in C major, Op. 2 No. 3                           
i. Allegro con brio 
 
Xiting Yang – 23, China
Frédéric Chopin: Nocturne in B major, Op. 62 No.1                                            
 
Farshad Zadeh – 23, USA
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 4 in C minor, Op. 29       
 
Yuefeng Liu, 21 China
Frédéric Chopin: Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op. 58                                                     
I. Allegro maestoso               
 
Benjamin Hopkins – 26, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57 “Appassionata”  
i. Allegro assai
 
Chen Xu – 17, China
Frédéric Chopin: Fantasy in F minor, Op. 49                                                        
 
Anastasiya Magamedova – 19, Tajikistan
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a "Les Adieux"
i. Adagio: Allegro
 
Chen Liang – 25, China
Franz Schubert: Sonata in A major, D.959                                                               
i. Allegro

David Hou – 16, USA
Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109                                
i.  Vivace ma non troppo: Adagio espressivo,
ii. Prestissimo

Heyue Zhang – 24, China

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36                              
i. Allegro agitato

Szuyu Su – 19, Taiwan
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52 
                                             
Ying Li – 19, China
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C-sharp minor                                 


Young Artists Piano Recital
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Songbo Sun – 16, China
Ludwig Van Beethoven: 32 Variations in C minor, WoO 80    
                                     
Xiaoyi Xu – 23, China
Leonard Bernstein: Touches: Chorale, Eight Variations and Coda for Piano (1981)

Chelsea Guo – 16, USA
Frédéric Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28, Nos. 1 - 8                                                              

Kimberly Han – 16, USA
Frédéric Chopin: 24 Préludes, Op. 28, Nos. 13 - 18        
                                    
Yiou Li – 21, China
Igor Stravinsky: Trois Mouvement de Petrouchk                                              
1. Danse russe (Russian Dance)
2. Chez Pétrouchka (Petrushka's Room)
 
Dawen Li – 26, China
Franz Liszt: Ballade No. 2 in B minor, S.171                                                         
 
Gregory Martin – 19, USA
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82                                                 
i.  Allegro moderato
ii. Allegretto
 
John Schindler – 18, USA

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 3 in F minor, Op. 5                                                              
i. Allegro maestoso
         
Daniela Liebman – 14, Mexico
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op. 28                                                 

Derek Wang – 18, USA

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Sonata in B-flat major, KV 333                             
ii. Andante cantabile
iii. Allegro grazioso

 

Qi Xu – 22, China
Elliott Carter: Caténaires for Piano (2006)  
                                                          
Kamil Pacholec – 18, Poland
Franz Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody in C-sharp minor, No. 12     
                      
 
This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician

Teachers & Amateurs Piano Recital

Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Dawn Dalangin Hawk
Chuifun Poon – second piano
Saint-Saëns: Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22                                                                 
I. Andante sostenuto
 
Diane Austin
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:49                                                                                   
I. Allegro                                                                     
Brahms: Klavierstücke, Op. 118                                                                                           
I.   Intermezzo
 
José Mauro Peixoto
Apparecida Cortes Macedo: Concerto No. 1 in F major                                                     
I. Introduction
III. Allegro
 
Patryce King
Mozart: Sonata in C major, K. 330                                                                                         
I. Allegro moderato
 
Vanessa Lam
Brahms: Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117 No. 2                                                           
 
Joann Oh
Chopin: Polonaise in A-flat major, Op. 53                                                                                       
 
Robyn Tan
Beethoven: Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101                                                                   
I. Allegretto ma non troppo
 
Virginia Bigelow
Brahms: Ballades, Op. 10 Nos. 1 and 2                                                                                 
 
Hkun Kyi Tun
Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique”                                                           
I. Grave – Allegro di molto e con brio
 
Lucy Maxwell
Albeniz: Iberia - El Polo                                                                                                         
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit                                                                                                     
I.   Ondine
Mozart-Volodos: Rondo All Turca                                                                                
This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician

Teachers & Amateurs Piano Recital

Monday, June 12, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Georgina Lavery                
Debussy: Images, Book 1 (I. Reflets dans l'eau)
 
Naoko Garrison                        
Mozart: Sonata in G major, K. 283
 
Wei Ling Wang                   
Chopin: Mazurka in C Major Op. 56 No. 2  & Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17 No. 4                         
Rachmaninoff: Morceaux de fantaisie, Op. 3 No. 4 “Polichinelle”
Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Watercolor Op. 1, No. 8 “Sunrain”
 
Utako Tanigawa                 
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:49 (I. Allegro)
Schumann-Liszt: Widmung
 
Andrew Grosbach              
Mendelssohn:            Fantasy in F-sharp minor, Op. 28
 
Yih-Ching Wang                  
Mozart: Sonata in C major, K. 330 (I. Allegro moderato)
 
Patricia Tsai                        
Debussy: Arabesque No. 1 in E major       
 
Benjamin Van Eeden                    
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
 
José Mauro Peixoto           
Mozart: Nine Variations on a Minuet by Duport, K. 573
Nelson Ayres:            Close to the Heart
 
Michael Brounoff               
Schumann: Waldszenen (I. Entrance, III. Lonely Flowers, VI. The Wayside Inn)
Beethoven: Sonata in F major, Op. 10 No. 2 (I. Allegro)   

 

 

Teachers/Amateurs Recital

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Teresa Engelmann               
Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971 (1st movement)
 
Joel Goodman                                  
Bolcom: Nine New Bagatelles
I. Grazioso, Scherzano  (…”and then what happened?")
II. Rough & brutal (…what happened)
III. Bold, Slower, plaintive (..a bird comments - to another bird?)
IV. Ghostly (…Lord Lovell’s trunk)
V. Andante (…a little story)
VI. Very even (…take no prisoners)
VII. With a swing (…valse obligable)
VIII. Very slow (…benediction)
IX. Alla marcia funebre (…pavane for the dead / hope’s feathers)
 
Michael Caysido                   
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G minor, BWV 861
 
Susan Groves                       
Schubert: Sonata in A minor, D. 845 (II. Andante poco mosso)
 
Joann Oh                               
Chopin: Scherzo No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 31
 
Marina Arishina                   
Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique” (I. Grave – allegro di molto e con brio)
 
Keji Lu           
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (I. Prélude  III. Forlane  IV. Rigaudon)
 
Fredericka King                    
Haydn: Variations in F minor, Hob. XVII:6
 
Jennifer Song                       
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
  

 

This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician
 

Teachers/Amateurs Recital

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Wei Ling Wang            
Scarlatti: Sonata in D minor, K. 213
Chopin: Polonaise in G-flat major, Op. Posthumous
 
Georgina Lavery
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
 
Sharla Shane                         
Beethoven: Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3 (I. Presto)
 
Andrew Grosbach                 
Glinka-Balakirev: Transcription on “The Lark”
 
Michael Brounoff                  
Schumann: Waldszenen (Forest Scenes) IX. Abschied (The Departure) 
Beethoven: Sonata in F major, Op. 10 No. 2 (II. Allegretto  III. Presto)
 
Dawn Dalangin Hawk 
Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableaux, Op. 33 No. 1 in C minor & No. 8 in C-sharp minor
 
Michael Caysido          
Muczynski: Desperate Measures (Paganini Variations), Op. 48
 
Joel Goodman                       
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
 
Naoko Garrison           
Brahms: Variations on a Hungarian Song, Op. 21 No. 2
 

 

This Evening’s Recital is presented by:

 

Courtesy of:

 

 
 
Mr. James Williams
Chief Piano Technician
 

Teachers & Amateurs Piano Recital

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Yih-Ching Wang    
Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971 (1st movement)
 
Teresa Engelmann                       
Bach: Italian Concerto, BWV 971
II. Andante
III. Presto
 
Virginia Bigelow               
Brahms: Ballades, Op. 10 Nos. 3 and 4
 
Patricia Tsai                       
Bach: Prelude and Fugue in E minor, BWV 881
 
Mari Ito                               
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque  (I. Prélude)
 
Hkun Kyi Tun                                  
Beethoven: Sonata No. 8 in C minor, Op. 13 “Pathetique”        
II. Adagio cantabile
III. Rondo: Allegro
 
Utako Tanigawa                
Schubert: Impromptu, Op. 142 No. 3
 
Sharla Shane                                  
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
 
Keji Lu                                              
Schumann: Fantasy in C major, Op. 17
III. Langsam getragen. Durchweg leise zu halten
 

Teachers & Amateurs Piano Recital

Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:30 p.m.
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Patryce King                                   
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52
I. Allegro - II. Adagio - III. Finale: Presto
 
Fredericka King                    
Rachmaninoff: Sonata No 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (1931)
I. Allegro agitato
 
Diane Austin                         
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:49
II. Adagio e cantabile - III. Tempo di Minuet
 
Vanessa Lam                        
Brahms: Intermezzo in B-flat minor, Op. 117 No. 2
 
Susan Groves                       
Schubert: Sonata in A minor, D. 845
I. Moderato
 
Mari Ito                                 
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque (I. Prélude)
 
Rex Gardner                         
Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableaux in G minor, Op. 33 No. 7
 
Jennifer Song                       
Liszt: Mephisto Waltz No. 1
 
Benjamin Van Eeden                       
Beethoven: Sonata No. 17 in D minor, Op. 31 No. 2 “Tempest”
I. Largo – Allegro
 
Spencer Thompson             
Duttilleaux: Sonata Op. 1
III. Chorale et Variations
 
 

Teachers & Amateurs Piano Recital

Thursday, June 16, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.
PepsiCo Recital Hall
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Karen DeNardo                  
P.W. Orem: American Indian Rhapsody
 
Yih-Ching Wang                  
Mozart: Sonata in C major, K. 330 (III. Allegretto)
 
Teresa Napoli                                 
Debussy: Pour le piano (II. Sarabande)
 
Jimena Aracena                  
Bach: English Suite No. 2 in A minor, BWV 807 (I. Prelude)
 
Robyn Tan                           
Ravel: Le Tombeau de Couperin (III. Forlane)
 
Fredericka King                 
Haydn: Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:52 (I. Allegro)
 
Susan Groves                                  
Barber: Nocturne, Op. 33
 
José Mauro Peixoto           
Villa Lobos: Minstrel Impressions (Impressoes Seresteiras)
 
Nancy Harris                                   
Chopin: Nocturne in F-sharp major, Op. 15 No. 2
 
Utako Tanigawa                 
Rameau: Gavotte and 6 Doubles
 
Virginia Bigelow                 
Debussy: Deux Arabesques (II. Allegretto scherzando)
 
Dawn Dalangin Hawk       
Rachmaninoff: Etude-Tableaux, Op. 33 No. 1 in C minor
 
Rex Gardner                        
Chopin: Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27 No. 2
 
Andrew Grosbach              
Ginastera: Danzas Argentinas, Op. 2 (II. Danza de la moza donoza)
 
Patricia Tsai                        
Mendelssohn: Songs Without Words in E major, Op. 19 No. 1
 
Diane Austin                                   
Debussy: Pour le piano (I. Prelude)
 
Wei Ling Wang                   
Chopin: Nocturne in B-flat minor, Op. 9 No. 1
Tan Dun: Eight Memories in Water Color Op. 1 No. 8 "Sunrain"
 
Andrienne Johnson                       
Beethoven: Sonata No. 30 in E major, Op. 109
I. Vivace ma non troppo - Adagio espressivo   II. Prestissimo
 
Georgina Lavery                
Debussy: Images, Book I (I. Reflets dans l'eau)
 
Teresa Engelmann            
Brahms: Klavierstücke, Op. 119 No. 1
 
Spencer Thompson                       
Gershwin: The Man I love & Fascinatin’ Rhythm
 
Hkun Kyi Tun                                 
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in C-sharp minor, Op. 3 No. 2
 
Marina Arishina                 
Chopin: Etude in A-flat major, Op. 25 No. 1
 
Mari Ito                                
Debussy: Suite Bergamasque (II. Menuet)
 
Sharla Shane                                   
Rachmaninoff: Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 32 No. 12
 
Benjamin Van Eeden                    
Chopin: Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48 No. 1
 
Michael Brounoff               
Debussy: Ballade in F major
 
Keji Lu                                              
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin (I. Prélude)
 
Vanessa Lam                                   
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