Cooper Competition Recital Finals Repertoire

Repertoire for the six Recital Finalists of the Thomas and Evon Cooper International Piano Competition, live from Warner Hall at Oberlin College

Wednesday July 20 at 7:00PM

 

1. Evren Ozel, 17, from Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sonata in C Minor, Hob.XVI:20                                            Joseph Haydn

      I. Moderato                                                                         (1732-1809)

Préludes, Book II                                                                Claude Debussy

      No. 5. Bruyères                                                                    (1862-1918)

Piano Sonata, Sz. 80 (BB. 88)                                                   Béla Bartók

      Allegro moderato                                                                  (1881-1945)

      Sostenuto e pesante

      Allegro molto

NOTE: There may be an edit to this program as this is just 22 minutes long.

 

2. Clayton Stephenson, 17, New York, New York

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”      Ludwig. van Beethoven

      I. Allegro con brio                                                                (1770-1827)

Nocturne in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1                                   Frédéric Chopin  (1810-1849)

Années de pèlerinage II: Italie, S. 161                                          Franz Liszt

      No. 7. Après une lecture du Dante.                                         (1811-1886)

                  Fantasia quasi sonata, “Dante Sonata”

 

3. Chaewon Kim, 15, from Suwon City, South Korea

Sonata No. 23 in F Minor, Op. 57, “Appassionata”  Ludwig. van Beethoven

      I. Allegro assai                                                                     (1770-1827)

Nocturne in F-sharp Major, Op. 15, No. 2                         Frédéric Chopin

                                                                                                (1810-1849)

Polonaise in A-flat Major, Op. 53, “Héroïque”                   Frédéric Chopin

                                                                                                (1810-1849)

Variations, Op. 41                                                            Nikolai Kapustin

                                                                                                     (b. 1937)

INTERMISSION

 

4. Ryota Yamazaki, 17, Koriyama, Japan

Sonata No. 9 in D Major, K. 311                       Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

      I. Allegro con spirito                                                             (1756-1791)

Nocturne in C Minor, Op. 48, No. 1                                   Frédéric Chopin

                                                                                                (1810-1849)

Années de pèlerinage II: Italie, S. 161                                          Franz Liszt

      No. 7. Après une lecture du Dante.                                         (1811-1886)

                  Fantasia quasi sonata, “Dante Sonata”

 

5. Nathan Lee, 14, Sammamish, Washington

Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53, “Waldstein”      Ludwig. van Beethoven

      I. Allegro con brio                                                                (1770-1827)

Étude in F Minor, Op. 25, No. 11                                      Frédéric Chopin

                                                                                                (1810-1849)

Miroirs                                                                                  Maurice Ravel

     No. 4. Alborada del gracioso                                                  (1875-1937)

Arabesques on themes of the waltz                                 Adolf Schulz-Evler

     By the Beautiful Blue Danube by Johann Strauss                   (1852-1905)

 

6. Andrew Li, 16, Lexington, Massachusetts

Sonata No. 4 in E-flat Major, Op. 7                        Ludwig. van Beethoven

      I. Allegro molto e con brio                                                    (1770-1827)

Nocturne in E Major, Op. 62, No. 2                                   Frédéric Chopin

                                                                                                (1810-1849)

Sarcasms, Op. 17                                                               Sergei Prokofiev

      Tempestoso                                                                          (1891-1953)

      Allegro rubato

      Allegro precipitato

      Smanioso

      Precipitosissimo

Hungarian Rhapsody No. 6 in D-flat Major, S. 244, “Tempo giusto” Franz Liszt

                                                                                                     (1811-1886)

 

 

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