American Pianists Awards Solo Recital — Sahun Sam Hong
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
- Mouvement de menuet
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.