2016 Competition

The 2016 San Antonio International Piano Competition Winners are:

SAIPC Winners Announced

Gold Medal
#7 Scott Cuellar

Silver Medal
#8 Sung Chang

Bronze Medal
#3 Osip Nikiforov

Junior Jury Award
#12 Saetybeol Kim

Best Performance of a Russian Composer
#7 Scott Cuellar

Best Performance of a 20th or 21st Century
#12 Saetbyeol Kim

Andrew R Gurwitz
Memorial Composition 

#3 Osip Nikiforov

Special Recognition Awards
#4 Joseph Choi
#12 Saetbyeol Kim
Competitor Programs

#1 ALAN WOO

Semifinals — Round 2

Iberia, Book 1 Isaac Albéniz
Evocación (1860-1909)
El Puerto
Corpus-Christi en Sevilla
Sonata No. 31 in A-flat Major, Op. 110 Ludwig van Beethoven Moderato cantabile molto espressivo (1770–1827)
Allegro molto
Adagio ma non troppo – Fuga: Allegro ma non troppo

#2 ESTHER LEE

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata in F Major, Hob.XVI:23 Joseph Haydn
(1732-1809)
Miroirs Maurice Ravel
Noctuelles (1875-1937)
Oiseaux tristes
Une barque sur l’océan
Alborada del gracioso
Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46 Enrique Granados

#3 OSIP NIKIFOROV

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101 Ludwig van Beethoven Etwas lebhaft und mit der innigsten Empfindung (1770–1827) Lebhaft, marschmäßig
Langsam und sehnsuchtsvoll
Geschwind, doch nicht zu sehr, und mit Entschlossenheit
Gaspard de la Nuit Maurice Ravel
Ondine (1875-1937)
Le gibet
Scarbo

#4 JOSEPH CHOI

Semifinals — Round 2

Preludes, Book I Claude Debussy
La sérénade interrompue (1862–1918)
La Cathédrale engloutie
La danse de Puck
La fille aux cheveux de lin
Minstrels
Sonata No. 21 in C Major, Op. 53 Ludwig van Beethoven “Waldstein” (1770–1827)
Allegro con brio
Introduzione: Adagio molto
Rondo: Allegretto moderato – Prestissimo

#5 YEVGENY YONTOV

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata No. 32 in C minor, Op. 111 Ludwig van Beethoven Maestoso — Allegro con brio ed appassionato (1770–1827)
Arietta: Adagio molto semplice e cantabile
Cuatro Piezas Españolas Manuel de Falla
No. 1 – Aragonesa (1876-1946)
No. 4 – Andaluza

#6 SUNG-SOO CHO

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 Ludwig van Beethoven
“The Hunt” (1770–1827)
Allegro
Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso
Presto con fuoco
Préludes Claude Debussy
La puerta del Vino (1862–1918)
Les fées sont d’exquises danseuses
Ondine
Ce qu’a vu le Vent d’Ouest
Les collines d’Anacapri

#7 SCOTT CUELLAR

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata in C minor, D.958 Franz Schubert
Allegro (1797-1828)
Adagio
Minuetto and Trio
Allegro
Images, Book II Claude Debussy
Et la lune descent sur la temple qui fut (1862–1918)
Poisson d’or

#8 SUNG CHANG

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata in E Major, Hob. XVI:31 Joseph Haydn
Moderato (1732-1809)
Allegretto
Presto
La Valse Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
Prelude Book 1, No. 6 Claude Debussy
Des pas sur la neige (1862–1918)
Valse Poeticos Enrique Granados
(1867-1916)

#9 JEANETTE AUFIERO

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata No. 23 in F minor, Op. 57, Ludwig van Beethoven “Appassionata” (1770–1827)
Allegro assai
Andante con moto
Allegro ma non troppo – Presto
Allegro de Concierto, Op. 46 Enrique Granados
(1867-1916)

#10 MING XIE

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata No. 2 in A Major, Op. 2, No. 2 Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro vivace (1770–1827) Largo appassionato
Scherzo: Allegretto
Rondo: Grazioso
Gaspard de la Nuit Maurice Ravel
Ondine (1875-1937)
Le gibet
Scarbo

#11 LIANA PANIYEVA

Semifinals — Round 2

Sonata in A minor, K.310 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Allegro maestoso (1756–1791)
Andante cantabile con expressione
Presto
Pavane Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)
La Valse Maurice Ravel
(1875-1937)

#12 SAETBYEOL KIM

Semifinals — Round 2

Valse Poeticos Enrique Granados
(1867-1916)
Sonata No. 18 in E-flat Major, Op. 31, No. 3 Ludwig van Beethoven
“The Hunt” (1770–1827)
Allegro
Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
Menuetto. Moderato e grazioso
Presto con fuoco
Goyescas Enrique Granados
Los requiebros (1867-1916)

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