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Night 2 of the Gala Finals, April 8, 2017, 8pm, featuring two finalists performing piano concertos with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gerard Schwarz.

  • Steven Lin - Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Op. 43
  • Alex Beyer - Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26

 

Night 1 of the Gala Finals, April 7, 2017, 8pm, featuring three finalists performing piano concertos with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Gerard Schwarz.

  • Henry Kramer - Ravel's Piano Concerto in G Major
  • Drew Petersen - Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16
  • Sam Hong - Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18

   

The American Pianists Awards are held every two years to discover the best aspiring young American jazz or classical pianists. The unique and innovative competitions span 13 months and provide a platform to deeply engage musical artists in a variety of creative formats and settings. Winners receive cash and two years of career advancement and support valued at over $100,000, making this one of the most coveted prizes in the music world and the largest for American jazz pianists.

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