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Jeonghwan Kim in Recital

First prize winner Jeonghwan Kim’s solo performances the from 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition.

Jeonghwan Kim in Recital

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$35 including postage within Australia

Jeonghwan Kim won the Ernest Hutcheson First Prize, Miriam Hyde Best Concerto post-1800 Prize and the Eileen Joyce Best Overall Concerto Prize. Listen to one of the world’s most exciting emerging artists and rediscover this year’s competition.

Decca Australia is proud to release, a 2-CD set of Jeonghwan Kim’s solo performances from the 2023 competition. 

The 2-CD set, as well as digital downloads and albums for streaming are out now.

Featured on the CD
J.S. BACH:
Prelude and Fugue No. 20 in A minor, BWV 865 (from The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I)
MOZART: Ten Variations on ‘Unser dummer Pöbel meint’, K. 455
BEETHOVEN: Piano Sonata No. 26 in E flat major, Op. 81a ‘Les Adieux’
GRANDISON: Broken Threads (world premiere recording)
MESSIAEN: Regard de l’esprit de joie (from Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus)
CHOPIN: Berceuse in D flat major, Op. 57
SCHUMANN: Nachstücke, Op. 23; Der Dichter spricht (from Kinderszenen, Op. 15)
PROKOFIEV: Piano Sonata No. 6 in A major, Op. 82

 

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Uladzislau Khandohi in Recital

Second prize winner Uladzislau Khandohi’s solo performances the from 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition.

Uladzislau Khandohi in Recital

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Uladzislau Khandohi won the Percy Grainger Second Prize, Edward Cahill Best Preliminaries Round 1 Recital Prize, Ignaz Friedman Best Semi Final Recital Prize, and Best Encore in the Semi Final. Uladzislau became a laureate of many international competitions, and since 2020, has been a student at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory, studying with Professor Natalia Trull.

CD 1
F. SCHUBERT
1. Impromptu in C minor, D. 899 No. 1 (Op.90)

F. CHOPIN
2. Nocturne in F sharp minor, Op. 48 No. 2
3. Polonaise in F sharp minor, Op. 44
4. Mazurka in A minor, Op. 17 No. 4

M. GRANDISON
5-10. Broken Threads
(Abridged Version III)

S. PROKOFIEV
11-14. Four Etudes, Op. 2

CD 2

S. RACHMANINOFF
1-23. Variations on a theme of Corelli, Op. 42

M. RAVEL
24. Gaspard de la nuit, M. 55
III Scarbo

S. PROKOFIEV
25-27. Piano Sonata No. 8 in B flat major, Op. 84

 

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Wynona Yinuo Wang in Recital

Wynona Yinuo Wang ’s solo performances the from 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition.

Wynona Yinuo Wang in Recital

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$35 including postage within Australia

Wynona Yinuo Wang won the Arthur Benjamin Fifth Prize, Board of Directors’ Prize for Excellence, and Hephzibah Menuhin Best Performance of a Sonata for Violin and Piano Prize.

Wynona has already performed concertos with numerous orchestras in the US, and has also appeared at major venues including Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, Dallas Opera House, the Metropolitan Museum’s Rogers Auditorium and Merkin Hall at the Kaufman Center.

CD 1

L. v. BEETHOVEN
1-3. Piano Sonata No 23 in F minor, Op 57 ‘Appassionata’

A. MELLOS
4-5. Preludes – Book One

S. RACHMANINOFF
6. Six Romances, Op. 38

F. LISZT
7. Années de pèlerinage – Deuxième Année, S.161

CD 2

L. JANÁČEK
1-2. Piano Sonata ‘1. X. 1905’ (From the Street)

M. RAVEL
3-6. Le tombeau de Couperin, M. 68

S. RACHMANINOFF
7. Prelude in G flat major, Op. 23 No. 10
8-10. Piano Sonata No 1 in D minor, Op. 28

 

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Alexander Gadjiev Live

An album of ‘live’ recordings of 2021 First Prize Winner Alexander Gadjiev from the 2021 Competition

Alexander Gadjiev Live

$30 including GST and shipping

An album of ‘live’ recordings from the 2021 Sydney International Online Piano Competition will be released on the Decca Eloquence label on 17 September.

Look forward to a range of repertoire from Haydn to Vine, performed as part of First Prize winner Alexander Gadjiev’s Preliminary, Semi Final and Final recitals. A new partnership between The Sydney and Universal Music Australia.

Featured on the CD
Joseph Haydn: Sonata in C major Hob.XVI:48
Frédéric Chopin: Ballade No.4 in F minor Op.52
Oliver Messiaen: from Vingt Regards sur l’enfant-Jésus XV. Le Baiser de l’enfant-Jésus
Alexander Scriabin: from 3 Morceaux Op.45 No.1 Feuillet d’Album
Dimitry Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue No.4 in E minor Op.87
Sergei Prokofiev: Sonata No.7 in B♭ major Op.83
Carl Vine: from Five Bagatelles V. Threnody
Franz Liszt: from Harmoniques poétiques et religieuses S.173 VII. Funérailles

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VIRTUOSO - 11 CD Boxset

11 CD Limited Edition Boxset of the 1992 - 2016 competitions Read the Review

VIRTUOSO Boxset of 11 CDs

$85.00 including GST and shipping

an unexpected treasure trove for pianophiles, and one that will provide hours of pleasurable and illuminating listening.” – Jed Distler, read full review

A specially curated VIRTUOSO Boxset of 11 CDs, showcasing the best pianists of the Sydney International Piano Competition from 1992 to 2016. This unique retrospective chronicles more than 100 fascinating performances, recorded by 77 pianists during seven events over two decades.

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The limited edition boxset encompasses music by 55 composers from Agnew to Zaderetsky, of more than 100 fascinating works. The anthology is organised in seven categories: Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Twentieth Century, Transcriptions & Encores, Australian Piano Music and Piano Concertos.

VIRTUOSO features the most outstanding playing across several Sydney winters and is a collection guaranteed to entertain those unfamiliar with the competition performers and to bring back fond memories for those who were there.

The booklet includes full recording details, and introduction by The Sydney’s chairman Virginia Braden OAM, and notes by Artistic Director Piers Lane AO, and Cyrus Meher-Homji OAM

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Shostakovich: Preludes & Piano Sonatas

BBC Instrumental Album of the Year 2020 by First Prize Winner Andrey Gugnin

Shostakovich: Preludes & Piano Sonatas

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Awarded BBC Instrumental Album of the Year 2020, Classical Music writes: “With an astonishing range of colours and energies in his arsenal, Gugnin is a pianist to watch.”

“This new Hyperion recording is a must for any serious Shostakovich enthusiast, as well as a superlative measure of Andrey Gugnin’s artistry.” Classical Music Sentinel September 2019.

Hyperion welcomed Andrey Gugnin to the label following his win at the 2016 Sydney International Piano Competition. With a spectacular all-Shostakovich program built around the two piano sonatas, this is simply electrifying pianism. 

 

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Reflections

By Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev, 2nd Prize winner 2016

REFLECTIONS

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Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev’s debut Decca recording, released September 2018.

 

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Four Worlds

By Moye Chen, 3rd Prize winner 2016.

FOUR WORLDS

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Four worlds coalesce as Chinese pianist Moye Chen traces the journey of three composer-pianists who, like Chen himself, followed their destinies to the ‘New World.’ Russians Sergei Rachmaninov and Vladimir Horowitz both found renewed fame in America and Percy Grainger’s uncommon musical versatility found a second voice when he moved from Australia via England to America.

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Encore!

Double CD highlights of the 2016 Competition

Encore!

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Double CD highlights of the 2016 Competition, recorded live at the Verbrugghen Hall

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