International Competition 2011 Winners

We’re happy to announce the winners of our Golden Era Of Romantic Music International Competition which was held this year as part of the festival’s celebration of Franz Liszt’s bicentennial. We would like to thank everyone who participated and encourage those who did not win this year to try again during the next season.


People

A. 6-10 years of age
B. 11-14 years of age
C. 15-18 years of age
D. college students
E. amateur adults

 

Eden Chen, Piano (b. 1999), CA
Rigoletto Paraphrase; Liszt

1st Prize.

Baron Z. Cao, Piano, PA.
Sonata Op. 10, No. 1, mov. 1; Beethoven
Sarah Tuan, Piano, CA
Impromptu No. 1 in A flat major, Op. 29; Chopin

2nd Prize

Noelle Midori Takebe Naito, Violin, MD
Introduction and Tarantella Op. 43; Sarasate
Mabel Zhong, Piano, CA
Waltz Op. 64, No. 2; Chopin

Honorable mentions

Kevin Kim, Violin, South Korea

1st Prize

Yiqun Wang, Piano, China
Concert Etude No. 2 “La Leggierezza”; Liszt
Caitlin Hale Daniels, Voice, TX
Mein Herr Marquis; Strauss
Daniel Xu, Piano, PA
Fantaisie Impromptu Op. 66; Chopin
You Feng Chen, Cello, China
Concert Polonaise Op. 114; Popper
Kevin Tie, Piano, CA
“La Campanella” Etude; Paganini/Liszt
Elena Ariza, Cello, CA
Concerto Op. 85, mov. 1; Elgar
Shankar Balasubramanian, Violin, VA
Zigvenerweisen Op. 20; Sarasate
Peter Pao, Cello, Canada
Sonata No. 1 in E minor, Op. 38, mov.1; Brahms
Suproteem Sarkar, Piano, PA
Libestraum No. 3; Liszt
Kenneth Ryu Takebe Naito, Violin, MD
Tambourin Chinois, Op. 3; Kreisler

2nd Prize.

Andrew Jin, Piano, CA
“La Campanella” Etude; Paganini/Liszt
Alex Haroutik Tiratsuyan, Piano, NY
Etude Op. 10, No. 4; Chopin
Hana Mizuta, Piano, CA
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11; Liszt
Wendy Zhan, Piano, CT
“Gnomenreigen” Concert Etude; Liszt
Victoria Tu, Piano, IL
Les jeux d’eau a la villa D’este; Liszt
Jingzi Ruan, Piano, Canada
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11; Liszt
Kevin Chen, Piano, CA
Rigoletto Paraphrase; Liszt
Kevin Ren, Piano, MA
Ballade No. 3 in A flat major, Op. 47; Chopin
Kaylah Paquette, Voice, Canada
“Une belle di vedremo” from “Madame Butterfly”; Puccini
Billy Zhou, Piano, CA
Polonaise Op. 26, No. 1; Chopin

3rd Prize

William Wong, Piano, NY
Jeux d’eau in E major; Ravel

Honorable mentions

Eric Liu, Piano, NJ
Sebastian Barrientos Espeleta, Piano, Costa Rica
Vienna Wang, Piano, CA

1st Prize

Felix Jarrar, Piano, CT
Etude Op. 25, No. 3; Arensky
Brandon Judoprasetijo, Piano, CA
“Wilde Jagd” Transcedental Etude No. 8; Liszt
Cynthia Liu, Piano, MD
Prelude No. 12 from book 2 “Feux d’artifice”; Debussy
Jung Hyun Noh, Piano, MA
Sonata Op. 109, No. 30, mov. 2; Beethoven
Yangmingtian Zhao, Piano, China
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2; Liszt

2nd Prize.

Yu Sun, Piano, NJ
Rhapsody in G minor Op. 79, No. 2; Brahms
Tiffany Kim, Violin, VA
Capriccio Basque Op. 24; Sarasate
Tiancheng Sun, Piano, MD
Libestraum No. 3; Liszt
Isha Madan, Voice, PA
“Vaga Luna, che inargenti”; Bellini
David Rozenfeld, Piano, CA
Barcarolle Op. 72; Schubert/Liszt

3rd Prize

Eric Jiang, Piano, CT
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 11; Liszt
Aoi Senju, Piano, NY
“Un Sospiro” Concert Etude; Liszt

Honorable mentions.

Yodi Deng, Piano, China
Sophia Li, Piano, CA
Zayne Wang, Violin, China
Heyden Li, Violin, China

1st Prize.

Nicholas King, Piano, Canada
Rigoletto Paraphrase; Liszt
Jung Hwa Park, Voice, NY
“Lorelei”; Clara Schumann
Omar Shelly, Viola, CA
Sonata in F minor, Op. 120, mov. 1; Brahms

2nd Prize

Karla Flores, Piano, Mexico
Sonata in A minor, D. 537, mov. 1; Schubert

1st Prize

Nobuo Katsube, Voice, Japan
Amor ti Vieta; Giordano

The best performance of a piece by Liszt

Eden Chen