The 6th SIMC Piano Section
|Pre – Selection||January 4 – 9, 2016|
|Preliminary Round||Saturday, June 11 – Monday, June 13, 2016|
|Semifinal Round||Friday, June 17 – Sunday, June 19, 2016|
|Final Round||Thursday, June 23 – Saturday, June 25, 2016|
|Prizewinners’ Gala Concert||Sunday, June 26, 2016|
Prizewinners & Prizes
JPY 3,000,000 ; Gold Medal ; Diploma
KIM Hyun Jung (Korea)
JPY 2,000,000 ; Silver Medal ; Diploma
Evan WONG (U.S.A.)
JPY 1,000,000 ; Bronze Medal ; Diploma
|KITABATA Yoshito (Japan)
JPY 800,000 ; Diploma
|BRUCE Xiaoyu LIU (Canada)
JPY 700,000 ; Diploma
|SHIN Changyong (Korea)
JPY 600,000 ; Diploma
|SAKAMOTO Aya (Japan)
Special Jury Prize
Awarded to the Contestant younger than 20 years of age who participates in the Semifinal Round but fails to qualify for the Final Round, if he/she demonstrates exceptional talent.
JPY50,000 ; Diploma
Awarded to contestants most voted by the audience each day of the Semifinal Round.
June 17 SHIN Changyong (Korea)
|DANG Thai son||Vietnam|
1. Pre – Selection
The Applicant must record his or her performance of all pieces listed below (①②③) on a DVD (DVD-Video format*) or must upload the video data of his or her performance of them.
The performance duration must not exceed 45 minutes in total.
①One piece from the piano sonatas by Haydn, Mozart, or Beethoven (all movements)
②One of the following pieces by Chopin: Etudes op.10 or Etudes op.25
③Solo piece(s) of the Applicant’s choice
2. Preliminary Round
The Contestant shall perform a recital program which consists of any solo pieces selected freely, with a total performance duration that exceeds 35 minutes but does not exceed 40 minutes. However, the program must include one piece or more which last(s) 10 minutes or more in total from the works of the composers listed below.
・There is no restriction on the number of pieces and duration of each piece. However, all movements must be performed in case of selecting a Piano Sonata to perform.
・The pieces that include exceptional playing techniques such as inner playing, prepared piano, tone clusters must not be selected.
J.S. Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms
3. Semifinal Round
The Contestant shall select one piece from the list below and perform.
|Beethoven||Piano Concerto No.3 in C minor, op.37|
|Beethoven||Piano Concerto No.4 in G major, op.58
4. Final Round
The Contestant shall perform both ① and ② below.
①The Contestant shall select one piece from the list below (The Bärenreiter edition shall be used) .
|Mozart||Piano Concerto in B flat major, K450|
|Mozart||Piano Concerto in D major, K451|
|Mozart||Piano Concerto in G major, K453|
|Mozart||Piano Concerto in B flat major, K456|
|Mozart||Piano Concerto in F major, K459|
②The Contestant shall select one piece from the list below.
|Beethoven||Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major, op.73 “Emperor”|
|Chopin||Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, op.11|
|Chopin||Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, op.21|
|Liszt||Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major, S124|
|Liszt||Piano Concerto No.2 in A major, S125|
|Schumann||Piano Concerto in A minor, op.54|
|Brahms||Piano Concerto No.1 in D minor, op.15|
|Brahms||Piano Concerto No.2 in B flat major, op.83|
|Tchaikovsky||Piano Concerto No.1 in B flat minor, op.23|
|Rachmaninov||Piano Concerto No.2 in C minor, op.18|
|Rachmaninov||Piano Concerto No.3 in D minor, op.30|
|Rachmaninov||Rhapsody on a Theme by Paganini, op.43|
|Ravel||Piano Concerto in G|
|Bartók||Piano Concerto No.3, Sz119|
|Prokofiev||Piano Concerto No.2 in G minor, op.16|
|Prokofiev||Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No.3 in C major, op.26|
|No||Name||Country / Region||Prize|
|11||KIM Hyun Jung||Korea||1st Prize|
|14||KITABATA Yoshito||Japan||3rd Prize|
|22||BRUCE Xiaoyu LIU||Canada||4th Prize|
|28||SAKAMOTO Aya||Japan||6th Prize|
|29||SHIN Changyong||Korea||5th Prize|
|37||Evan WONG||U.S.A.||2nd Prize|