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The 2016 San Antonio International Piano Competition Winners are:

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Gold Medal

#7 Scott Cuellar

 

Silver Medal

#8 Sung Chang

 

Bronze Medal

#3 Osip Nikiforov

 

Junior Jury Award

 #12 Saetybeol Kim

 

Best Performance of a Russian Composer

#7 Scott Cuellar

 

Best Performance of a 20th or 21st Century

#12 Saetbyeol Kim

 

Andrew R Gurwitz
Memorial Composition

#3 Osip Nikiforov

 

Special Recognition Awards

#4 Joseph Choi

#12 Saetbyeol Kim

 

 

Link to the archived streaming videos of the 2016 San Antonio International Piano Competition concerts HERE:

 
 

We thank the Fredericksburg Music Club for making Live Streaming of the Competition & Winners Recital a reality. 

 
 

Competitors’ Semifinal Repertoire

 
Final Round — Repertoire of 5 Competitors

Semifinal Round 2 — Repertoire of 12 Competitors

Semifinal Round 1 — Repertoire of 12 Competitors

 

#1 ALAN WOO

Semifinals—Round 2

Iberia, Book 1 Isaac Albéniz

Evocación (1860-1909)

El Puerto

Corpus-Christi en Sevilla

Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Ludwig van Beethoven Moderato cantabile molto espressivo (1770–1827)

Allegro molto

Adagio ma non troppo – Fuga: Allegro ma non troppo

 

#2 ESTHER LEE

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata in F Major, Hob.XVI:23 Joseph Haydn

(1732-1809)

Miroirs Maurice Ravel

Noctuelles (1875-1937)

Oiseaux tristes

Une barque sur l’océan

Alborada del gracioso

Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46 Enrique Granados

 

#3 OSIP NIKIFOROV

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101 Ludwig van Beethoven Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (1770–1827) Lebhaft, marschmäßig

Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll

Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit

Gaspard de la Nuit Maurice Ravel

Ondine (1875-1937)

Le gibet

Scarbo

 

#4 JOSEPH CHOI

Semifinals—Round 2

Preludes, Book I Claude Debussy

La sérénade interrompue (1862–1918)

La Cathédrale engloutie

La danse de Puck

La fille aux cheveux de lin

Minstrels

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 Ludwig van Beethoven “Waldstein” (1770–1827)

Allegro con brio

Introduzione: Adagio molto

Rondo: Allegretto moderato – Prestissimo

 

#5 YEVGENY YONTOV

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 Ludwig van Beethoven Maestoso Allegro con brio ed appassionato (1770–1827)

Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile

Cuatro Piezas Españolas Manuel de Falla

No. 1 – Aragonesa (1876-1946)

No. 4 – Andaluza

 

#6 SUNG-SOO CHO

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 Ludwig van Beethoven

“The Hunt” (1770–1827)

Allegro

Scherzo. Allegretto vivace

Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso

Presto con fuoco

Préludes Claude Debussy

La puerta del Vino (1862–1918)

Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses

Ondine

Ce qu’a vu le Vent d’Ouest

Les collines d’Anacapri

 

#7 SCOTT CUELLAR

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata in C minor, D.958 Franz Schubert

Allegro (1797-1828)

Adagio

Minuetto and Trio

Allegro

Images, Book II Claude Debussy

Et la lune descent sur la temple qui fut (1862–1918)

Poisson d’or

 

#8 SUNG CHANG

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI:31 Joseph Haydn

Moderato (1732-1809)

Allegretto

Presto

La Valse Maurice Ravel

(1875-1937)

Prelude Book 1, No. 6 Claude Debussy

Des pas sur la neige (1862–1918)

Valse Poeticos Enrique Granados

(1867-1916)

 

#9 JEANETTE AUFIERO

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, Ludwig van Beethoven “Appassionata” (1770–1827)

Allegro assai

Andante con moto

Allegro ma non troppo – Presto

Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46 Enrique Granados

(1867-1916)

 

#10 MING XIE

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro vivace (1770–1827) Largo appassionato

Scherzo: Allegretto

Rondo: Grazioso

Gaspard de la Nuit Maurice Ravel

Ondine (1875-1937)

Le gibet

Scarbo

 

#11 LIANA PANIYEVA

Semifinals—Round 2

Sonata in A minor, K.310 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Allegro maestoso (1756–1791)

Andante cantabile con expressione

Presto

Pavane Maurice Ravel

(1875-1937)

La Valse Maurice Ravel

(1875-1937)

 

#12 SAETBYEOL KIM

Semifinals—Round 2

Valse Poeticos Enrique Granados

(1867-1916)

Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 Ludwig van Beethoven

“The Hunt” (1770–1827)

Allegro

Scherzo. Allegretto vivace

Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso

Presto con fuoco

Goyescas Enrique Granados

Los requiebros (1867-1916)