The 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition Winners Concert

July 11, 2016
 

Tonight at 7:00 on the “Evening Concert” on WILL-FM 90.9 You’ll hear two hours of Chopin’s music from the “17th International Chopin Competition” held late last year. Featured is winner Seong-Jin Cho playing Chopin’s 1st Piano Concerto With the Warsaw Philharmonic.  Also on the program: the 3rd Ballade, Three Op. 56 Mazurkas and Four of the Op. 28 Preludes.

Monday July 11: Summer Special:

The 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition Winners Concert

Chopin: Impromptu in F sharp, op. 36 Barcarolle in F sharp, op. 60.   Yike (Tony) Yang, piano, Canada, 5th Prize

Four Préludes, from op. 28 Prélude No. 4 in E minor Prélude No. 13 in F sharp Prélude No. 15 in D flat Prélude No. 24 in D minor.   Eric Lu, piano, United States, 4th Prize

Three Mazurkas, op. 56 Mazurka No. 1 in B Mazurka No. 2 in C Mazurka No. 3 in C minor

Kate Liu, piano, United States, 3rd Prize

Nocturne in B, op. 62/1 Ballade in A flat, op. 47.   Charles Richard-Hamelin, piano, Canada, 2nd Prize

Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, op. 11.   Seong-Jin Cho, piano, South Korea, 1st Prize

Warsaw Phiharmonic Orchestra/ Jacek Kaspszyk
Polonaise in A flat, op. 53 (encore) Soloist: Seong-Jin Cho, piano


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These programs are partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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