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Nationality Israel
Date of Birth 1971. 3. 10

Education
• Rubin Academy of Music, Tei Aviv, Israel

Teachers •Arie VARDI • Hadassa BEN-HAIM

Prize
• 2nd Prize, International Music Competition of Japan, Japan in 1995
•1st Prize, Epinal International Piano Competition, France in 1995
•3rd Prize, Bremen International Piano Competition, Germany in 1993

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart - 6 Variation in F Major "Salve tu, Domine"K.416e(398)
• F. Chopin – Etude in b minor Op.25-10
• F. P. Liszt – Paganini Etude No.4 in E Major
• A. Skriabin – Etude in B Major Op.8-4

Second Stage
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book I No.13 in F sharp Major
• F. P. Shubert – Sonata in a minor
• YUN I Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier

Semifinal Stage
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.30 in E Major Op.109
• A. Skriabin – Sonata No.5 Op.53
• F. P. Shubert – Sonata in c minor Op.posth

Final Stage
• S. Prokofiev – Piano Concerto No.3 in C Major Op.26


Nationality Italy
Date of Birth 1977. 11. 30

Education
• M.M., Southern Methodist University, USA
• Bari Conservatory, Italy

Teachers •François-Joël THIOLLIER

Prize
• 2nd Prize, Guerrero International Competition, Spain in 1995
•2nd Prize, Denza International Piano Competition, Italy in 1993
•2nd Prize, Senigallia International Incontri, Italy in 1989
•1st Prize, 'Città di Catanzaro' international Piano Competition, Italy in 1987

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart – 6 Variations from the Clarinet Quintet in A Major K.581
• F. Chopin – Etude in C Major Op.10-1
• F. P. Liszt – Paganini Etude No.4 in E Major
• S. Rachmaninov – Etude-tableau in d minor Op.39-8

Second Stage
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book I No.4 in c sharp minor
• J. Brahms – Variations über ein Thema von Paganini Op.35
• YUN I Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier

Semifinal Stage
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.27 in e minor Op.90
• B. Bartók – Dance Suite
• S. Rachmaninov – Variations on a theme of Corelli Op.42

Final Stage
• J. Brahms – Piano Concerto No.1 in d minor Op.15


Nationality USA
Date of Birth 1969. 9. 11

Education
• The Juilliard School,USA • Stanford University Department of Music,USA • University of Washington School of Music, USA

Teachers •Adolph BALLER • Martin CANIN

Prize
• 3rd Prize, International Music Competition of Japan, Japan in 1995
•3rd Prize, Dorthy A. Anderson International Music Competition,Prague in 1994

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart – 9 Variations C Major "Lison dormait" K.315d(264)
• F. Chopin – Etude in C Major Op.10-7
• F. P. Liszt – Concert Etude in F sharp Major "Gnomenreigen"
• S. Rachmaninov – Etude-tableau in D Major Op.39-9

Second Stage
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book I No.11 in F Major
• F. Chopin – Sonata No.3 in b minor Op.58
• YUN I-Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier
• F. P. Schubert – Impromptu in E flat Major Op.90-2
• F. P. Schubert – Impromptu in G flat Major Op.90-3

Semifinal Stage
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.27 in e minor Op.90
• L. Berio – Sequenza IV
• C. Debussy – Etude No.2 "pour les Tierces"
• C. Debussy – Etude No.7 "pour les Degrés chromatiques"
• S. Rachmaninov – Sonata No.1 in d minor Op.28

Final Stage
• J. Brahms – Piano concerto No.1 in d minor Op.15


Nationality Finland
Date of Birth 1979. 5. 16

Education
• Sibelius Academy, Finland
• Lansi-Helsinki Music School, Finland

Teachers •Matti RAEKALLIO •Ivari ILJA

Prize
•Semifinalist, International Tchaikovsky Competition for young musicians, Moscow in 1995
•1st Prize, Juvenalia National Chamber Music Competition, Finland in 1994

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart – 9 Variations C Major "Lison dormait" K.315d(264)
• S. Rachmaninov – Etude-tableau in f sharp minor Op.39-3
• F. Chopin – Etude in a minor Op.25-11
• F. P. Liszt – Concert Etude in F sharp Major "Gnomenreigen"

Second Stage
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book II No.22 in b flat minor
• YUN I-Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier
• J. Brahms – Sonata in f minor Op.5

Semifinal Stage
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.28 in A Major Op.101
• C. Debussy – Images I
• F. Chopin – Ballade No.4 in f minor Op.52
• I. Stravinsky – Trois mouvements de Petrouchka

Final Stage
• L. v. Beethoven – Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat Major Op.73


Nationality Italy
Date of Birth 1975. 3. 4

Education
• Imola International Piano Academy, Italy
• Conservatorio Di La Spezia, Italy

Teachers •Giampiero SEMERARO •Piero RATTALINO

Prize
•6th Prize, Busoni Intenational Piano Competition, Italy in 1994
•2nd Prize, Aosta "Mavy Marcoz" International Competition, Italy in 1993

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart – 8 Variations F Major "Ein Weib ist das herrlichste Ding auf der Welt" K.613
• F. Chopin – Etude in e minor Op.25-5
• F. P. Liszt – Etude d'exécution transcendante No.5 in B flat Major "Feux follets"
• C. Debussy – Etude No.11 "pour les Arpèges composés"

Second Stage
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book II No.15 in G Major
• F. Chopin – Ballade No.1 in g minor Op.23
• R. Schumann – Carnaval Op.9
• YUN I-Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier

Semifinal Stage
• J. Haydn – Sonata in C Major, Hob. XVI
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.23 in f minor Op.57 "Appassionata"
• F. Chopin – 12 Etudes Op.10

Final Stage
• F. Chopin – Piano Concerto No.1 in e minor Op.11


Nationality Korea
Date of Birth 1970. 8. 8

Education
•The Juilliard School, USA
•The Curtis Institute of Music, USA

Teachers •Martin CANIN •Eleanor SOKOLOFF
•CHUNG Jin Woo

Prize
• 1st Prize, Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition, USA in 1995

[Programme]

First Stage
• W. A. Mozart – 8 Variations A Major "Come un agnello" K.460
• F. Chopin – Etude in A flat Major Op.10-10
• A. Skriabin – Etude in c sharp minor Op.42-5
• F. P. Liszt – Etude in F sharp Major "Gnomenreigen"

Second Stage
• YUN I-Sang – Fünf Stücke für Klavier
• J. S. Bach – Das wohltemperierte Klavier Book I No.12 in f minor
• F. Chopin – Ballade No.2 in F Major Op.38
• F. P. Liszt – Reminescences de Don Juan

Semifinal Stage
• O. Messiaen – X Regard de l'Esprit de Joie : XI Première Communion de la Vierge from Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus
• J. S. Bach – French Suite No. 6
• L. v. Beethoven – Sonata No.26 in E flat Major, Op. 81a "Les adieux"
• R. Schumann – Sonata No.2 in g minor Op.22

Final Stage
• S. Prokofiev – Piano Concerto No.3 in C Major Op.26


*updated November 1996
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