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NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

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The Worldwide Debut Audition is to discover young musicians of great talents, and give them the opportunities to expose themselves to the world through their debut stages.

 
PIANO

Winner
Zhenni Li


Finalists
Adam Balogh
Zhenni Li
Sebastiano Mesaglio

VIOLIN

Winner
Sirena Huang


Honorable Mention
Maho Irie
Belle Ting

 
Zhenni Li

Zhenni Li, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo: Adagio
III. Finale: Alla breve

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

 
 
Sirena Huang

Sirena Huang, violin

Watch Sirena Huang's winning Worldwide Debut Audition final round

Program

Igor Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
I. Introduzione
II. Serenata
III. Tarantella
IV. Gavotta con due Varizioni
V. Minuetto - Finale

Eugène Ysaÿe: Violin Sonatas No. 5 in G Major "Mathieu Crickboom", Op. 27
I. L’Aurore
II. Danse rustique

Ernest Bloch: Baal Shem
II. Nigun

Pablo de Sarasate: Spanish Dances, Op. 23
II. Zapateado (Spanish Dance No. 6)

 
 

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March 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm - CONCERTO PERFORMANCE
NYCA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eduard Zilberkant
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, New York, NY

Rachel Cheung

Sebastiano Mesaglio, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
I . Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo. Allegro – Presto

 

 
Zhenni Li

Zhenni Li, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo: Adagio
III. Finale: Alla breve

 

 
Vyacheslav Gryaznov

Adam Balogh, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro assai

 

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Vyacheslav Gryaznov

Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op.18
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherznado

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

 
 
Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang, violin

Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105
1. Mit Leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck
2. Allegretto
3. Lebhaft

Leoš Janáček: Violin Sonata
1. Con moto
2. Ballada, Con moto
3. Allegretto
4. Adagio

Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy

 
 

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45 min Semifinal Recital - Piano

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung, piano

Program

Franz Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, D. 946
No. 1 in E-flat Minor - Allegro assai
No. 2 in E-flat Major - Allegretto
No. 3 in C Major - Allegro

Maurice Ravel: Miroirs No. 3, "Une Barque sur l'Ocean"

Frédéric Chopin: Polonaise-Fantaisie in A-flat Major, Op. 61

 

 
Danilo Mascetti

Danilo Mascetti, piano

Program

Johannes Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in F-sharp Minor, Op. 2
Allegro non troppo ma energico
Andante con espressione
Scherzo: Allegro
Finale: Sostenuto. Allegro non troppo e rubato

Claude Debussy: Images, Deuxième Série
Cloches à travers les feuilles
Et la lune descende sur le temple qui fut
Poissons d'or

Olivier Messiaen: Ile de Feu I (from "Quatre Études de rythme")

 

 
Vyacheslav Gryaznov

Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano

Program

Claude Debussy: Prélude à l’aprés-midi d’un faune
(Transcription: V. Gryaznov)

Frédéric Chopin: 12 Etudes, Op. 10

 

March 3, 2016 at 7:30 pm - CONCERTO PERFORMANCE
With NYCA Symphony Orchestra
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, New York, NY

Rachel Cheung

Rachel Cheung, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major, Op. 58
I. Allegro moderato
II. Andante con moto
III. Rondo (Vivace)

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

 

 
Vyacheslav Gryaznov

Vyacheslav Gryaznov, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op.18
I. Moderato
II. Adagio sostenuto
III. Allegro scherznado

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

 

 
Danilo Mascetti

Danilo Mascetti, piano

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23
I. Andante non troppo e molto maestoso
II. Andantino semplice
III. Allegro con fuoco

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

 

FINAL ROUND - VIOLIN

Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang, violin

Program (45 min)

Robert Schumann: Violin Sonata No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 105
1. Mit Leidenschaftlichem Ausdruck
2. Allegretto
3. Lebhaft

Leoš Janáček: Violin Sonata
1. Con moto
2. Ballada, Con moto
3. Allegretto
4. Adagio

Franz Waxman: Carmen Fantasy

 

 
Hae Ji Kim

Hae Ji Kim, violin

Program (45 min)

Gabriel Fauré: 3 Songs, Op. 7
1. Après un rêve

Maurice Ravel: Tzigane

Richard Strauss: Violin Sonata in E-flat Major, Op. 18
1. Allegro, ma non troppo
2. Improvisation: Andante cantabile
3. Finale: Andante - Allegro