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Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition: Finalists – Collegiate & Professional Artists

Past event
$35 / $25 / $15

Sunday, October 13, 2019 (PDT) @ 1:30 pm - 6:25 pm

Seattle International Piano Festival

Various artists

All performances feature solo pianists in recital. Each Collegiate Artist and Professional Artist finalist prepares a 20-minute free program. Attendees may vote for the Audience Favorite and Teachers’ Favorite awards.

Complete Program:

1:30-3:30 Collegiate Artists

Finalist #1
Maurice Ravel – “Oiseaux tristes” from Miroirs
Frédéric Chopin – Trois nouvelles études, Op. Posthume, No. 1 in F minor and No. 2 in A-flat major
Franz Liszt – Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
Kenneth Leighton – “V. Presto con bravura” from Five Studies, Op. 22

Finalist #2
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Études-tableaux, Op. 33, No. 3 in C minor “Grave”, No. 4 in D minor “Moderato”, and No. 6 in E-flat major “Allegro con fuoco”
Einojuhani Rautavaara – Piano Sonata No. 2, Op. 64 “The Fire Sermon”

Finalist #3
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Études-tableaux, Op. 33, No.7 in G minor “Moderato”
Isaac Albéniz – “Rondeña” from Iberia, Book 2
Alexander Scriabin – Fantasie in B minor, Op. 28

Finalist #4
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in G major, Op. 32, No. 5
Alexander Scriabin – Piano Sonata No. 5 in F-sharp major, Op. 53

Finalist #5
Ludwig van Beethoven – “I. Das Lebewohl — Adagio; Allegro” from Piano Sonata No. 26 in E-flat major, Op. 81a, “Les Adieux”
Alexander Scriabin – Fantasie in B minor, Op. 28
Igor Stravinsky – “II. Chez Pétrouchka” from Trois mouvements de Pétrouchka

Finalist #6
Franz Liszt – Paraphrase de Concert sur Rigoletto S. 434
Isaac Albéniz – “I. Granada” from Suite Española No. 1, Op. 47
Nikolai Kapustin – Variations, Op. 41

3:50-6:25 Professional Artists

Finalist #1
Ludwig van Beethoven – “I. Presto” from Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Op. 10 No. 3
Frédéric Chopin – Nocturne in B-flat minor, Op. 9, No. 1
Sergei Rachmaninoff – “I. Allegro agitato” from Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (2nd revision)

Finalist #2
Franz Joseph Haydn – “I. Allegro” from Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:49
Frédéric Chopin – Andante spianato and Grande polonaise
brillante in E-flat major, Op. 22

Finalist #3
Frédéric Chopin – Nocturne in F major, Op. 15, No. 1
Robert Schumann – “I. Durchaus fantastisch und leidenschaftlich vorzutragen; Im Legenden-Ton” from Fantasy in C major, Op. 17
Frédéric Chopin – Prelude in G major, Op. 28, No. 3
György Ligeti – “VII. Cantabile, molto legato” from Musica Ricercata

Finalist #4
Robert Schumann – Allegro, Op. 8
Sergei Rachmaninoff – Prelude in G major, Op. 32, No. 5
Nikolai Medtner – Forgotten Melodies I, Op. 38, No. 3 “Danza Festiva”

Finalist #5
Franz Joseph Haydn – “I. Allegro moderato” from Piano Sonata in A-flat major, Hob.XVI:46
Frédéric Chopin – “I. Allegro maestoso” from Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58
Samuel Barber – “IV. Fuga: Allegro con spirito” from Piano Sonata in E-flat minor, Op. 26

Finalist #6
Franz Joseph Haydn – Piano Sonata in E-flat major, Hob. XVI:31
Alexander Scriabin – Piano Sonata No. 2 in G-sharp minor, Op. 19 “Sonata-Fantasy”

Finalist #7
Ludwig van Beethoven – “I. Allegro” from Piano Sonata in B-flat major, Op. 106 “Hammerklavier”
Alexander Scriabin – Poème, Op. 32, No. 1
Frédéric Chopin – Variations brillantes, Op. 12

Tickets: $35 ($25 senior, $15 age 18 & under)

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200 University St.
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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