American Pianists Awards Solo Recital — Kenneth Broberg
Five finalists perform solo recitals livestreamed from the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis as part of a reimagined 2021 American Pianists Awards.
Piano Sonata No. 31 in A♭, Op. 110 by Ludwig van Beethoven
- Moderato cantabile molto espressivo
- Allegro molto
- Adagio ma non troppo — Allegro ma non troppo
Barcarolle No. 9 in A Major, Op. 101 by Gabriel Fauré
Alluvion (world premiere) by Laura Kaminsky
Commissioned for the 2021 American Pianists Awards
Piano Sonata in A minor, Op. 30 by Nikolai Medtner
- Allegro risoluto — Poco a poco più mosso — Tempo I — Coda.
Piano Sonata No. 5 in F♯ Major, Op. 53 by Alexander Scriabin
- Allegro. Impetuoso. Con stravaganza
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.