American Pianists Awards Solo Recital — Dominic Cheli
Five finalists perform solo recitals livestreamed from the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis as part of a reimagined 2021 American Pianists Awards.
French Suite No. 5 in G Major, BWV 816 by Johann Sebastian Bach
Alluvion (world premiere) by Laura Kaminsky
Commissioned for the 2021 American Pianists Awards
From Twenty-Six Etudes for Solo Piano, Book 2 by H. Leslie Adams
- Etude No. 2 in A♭ Major
Sonata for Piano No. 1 (1990) by Carl Vine
- Leggiero e legato
From Two Poems, Op. 32 by Alexander Scriabin
- No. 1 in F♯ Major : Andante cantabile
Réminiscence de Don Juan, S. 418 by Franz Liszt
- Fantasy on themes from Mozart’s Don Giovanni
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.