American Pianists Awards Solo Recital — Sahun Sam Hong

Starting on May 30, 2021 3:30 pm
At Online
Posted by Lee Clifford

Five finalists perform solo recitals livestreamed from the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis as part of a reimagined 2021 American Pianists Awards. 

Sahun Sam Hong

Variations and Fugue in E♭ Major on an Original Theme, Op. 35, “Eroica Variations” by Ludwig van Beethoven

Alluvion (world premiere) by Laura Kaminsky
Commissioned for the 2021 American Pianists Awards

Nocturne in C minor, Op. 48, No. 1 by Frederic Chopin

Sonatine by Maurice Ravel
- Modéré
- Mouvement de menuet
- Animé

Sonata No. 3 in B♭ Major by Paul Hindemith
- Ruhig bewegt
- Sehr lebhaft
- Mäßig schnell
- Fuge: Lebhaft


Kenny Broberg, Dominic Cheli, Michael Davidman, Sahun Sam Hong and Mackenzie Melemed have each received a cash prize of $50,000 and now begin the live, public adjudication process. The competition will culminate on June 25-27, 2021 with solo, chamber music and concerto performances. The winner will receive the Christel DeHaan Classical Fellowship, consisting of career assistance for two years, publicity, performance engagements, an Artist-in-Residence post at the University of Indianapolis and a recording contract with Steinway & Sons record label.

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