Kenny Broberg who performed Rachmaninoff’s Rhapsody On a Theme by Paganini, will receive a cash prize of $1,500 and a concert engagement to perform with the Dallas Chamber Symphony the during the 2016-17 season at Dallas City Performance Hall.
Yejin Lee claimed the Second Prize, and will receive a cash award of $1,000 for her performance of Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major. Hyun Jung Kim took Third Prize, and will receive a cash award of $500 for her performance of Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor..
Finalists Yuri Noh and Wanting Zhao both received Honorable Mentions for their performance of Bartok’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, respectively. Both will receive a cash prize of $400.
The Dallas International Piano Competition was held in three rounds at Caruth Auditorium at Southern Methodist University’s Owen Arts Center March 9-12, 2016. The Dallas Chamber Symphony presents its annual International Piano Competition in community partnership with the SMU Meadows School of the Arts.
Jurors Alan Chow, Ksenia Nosikova and Logan Skelton adjudicated the competition.
Quarter-finalists of the competition took advantage of opportunities to work with the Meadows School’s piano faculty, including public master classes taught by Dr. Carol Leone and John Perry.