Originally broadcast Tuesday, November 1, 2022.
Bringing top young pianists from the Americas, Asia, and Europe to Chautauqua each summer, the Piano Program culminates in the Chautauqua Piano Competition, a highlight each season in the programming of the School of Music. In 2022, the competition returned in grand form with a Winners' Recital in the Amphitheater. This recital is a celebratory showcase of the prizewinners’ virtuosity, brilliance, and transcendence. PROGRAM: Third Prize: Alexander Lo, piano Partita in C minor, BWV 826 I. Sinfonia - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) Fantasie in B minor, Op. 28 - Alexander Scriabin (1872-1915) Second Prize: Peijun Wang, piano Images Book II Poissons d'or - Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Morceaux defantaisie, Op. 3 I. Elegie in E-flat minor II. Prelude in C-sharp minor IV. Polichinelle in F-sharp minor - Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) First Prize: Jonathan Mamora, piano Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (1913 version) Allegro agitato Non allegro – Lento Allegro molto - Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) Recorded July 31, 2022
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