CD 2024 Releases

The 2023 Sydney International Piano Competition was recorded and broadcast to audiences around Australia and the world, and we are very grateful to our partners at Decca Australia for making the following releases of some of the top prize winners live preliminary and semi final solo rounds.

CDs will be released from November 2023 and into the first half of 2024. You can pre-order your copy now for $35 each or take advantage of a special offer when you buy all three for the price of three for $90 a saving of $15. All prices include postage and handling within Australia.

 

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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.

Johann Sebastian Bach:
from The Well-Tempered Clavier Book 1
Prelude and Fugue No.20 in A minor BWV 865

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:
10 Variations on ‘Unser dummer Pöbel meint’ K.455

Ludwig van Beethoven:
Piano Sonata No.26 in E♭ major Op.81a ‘Les Adieux’
I. Das Lebewohl. Adagio – Allegro
II. Abwesenheit. Adagio – Allegro
III. Das Wiedersehen. Vivacissimamente

Mark Grandison:
Broken Threads (Abridged Version III)
Prelude
Passacaglia I
Passacaglia III
Toccata III
Passacaglia IV
World Premiere Recording

Oliver Messiaen:
from Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus
No.10 Regard de l’Esprit de joie

Frédéric Chopin:
Berceuse in D♭ major Op.57

Robert Schumann:
4 Nachtstücke Op.23
No.1 Mehr langsam, oft zurückhaltend
No.2 Markiert und lebhaft
No.3 Mit großer Lebhaftigkeit
No.4 Ad libitum – Einfach

Sergey Prokofiev:
Piano Sonata No.6 in A major Op.82

 

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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.

Franz Schubert: 
from 4 Impromptus D.899
No.1 in C minor Allegro molto moderato

Frédéric Chopin: 
from Nocturnes Op.48
No.2 in F# minor Andantino

Polonaise in F# minor Op.44

from Mazurkas Op.17
No.4 in A minor

Mark Grandison: 
Broken Threads (Abridged Version III)
Prelude
Passacaglia I
Passacaglia III
Toccata III
Passacaglia IV
Entrant in Composing the Future 2021  

Sergey Prokofiev: 
4 Etudes Op.2
No.1 in D minor
No.2 in E minor
No.3 in C minor
No.4 in C minor

Sergei Rachmaninoff: 
Variations on a Theme of Corelli Op.42
Theme. Andante
I. Poco piu mosso
II. L’istesso tempo
III. Tempo di Minuetto
IV. Andante
V. Allegro (ma non tanto)
VI. L’istesso tempo
VII. Vivace
VIII. Adagio misterioso
IX. Un poco piu mosso
X. Allegro scherzando
XI. Allegro vivace
XII. L’istesso tempo
XIII. Agitato
Intermezzo
XIV. Andante (come prima)
XV. L’istesso tempo
XVI. Allegro vivace
XVII. Meno mosso
XVIII. Allegro con brio
XIX. Piu mosso. Agitato
XX. Piu mosso
Coda. Andante
Maurice Ravel: 
from Gaspard de la nuit M.55
No.3 Scarbo
Sergey Prokofiev: 
Piano Sonata No.8 in B♭ major Op.84
I. Andante dolce
II. Andante sognando
III. Vivace

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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.

Ludwig van Beethoven: 
Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor Op.57 ‘Appassionata’
I. Allegro assai
II. Andante con moto
III. Allegro ma non troppo – Presto

Aristea Mellos:
 
from Preludes: Book One
VI. ‘Me cansé de vivir me caso’
X. ‘Go to sleep my beloved, whilst I sing you a lullaby…’ (Djoko’s Lullaby)
Entrant in Composing the Future 2021  


Sergei Rachmaninoff:
 

from 6 Romances Op.38
No.3 Daisies

Franz Liszt: 
from Années de pèlerinage II S.161
No.7 Après une lecture du Dante. Fantasia quasi sonata

Leoš Janáček:
 

Piano Sonata 1.X.1905 in E♭ Minor
I. Predtucha (Foreboding)
II. Smrt (Death)

Maurice Ravel:
 

from Le tombeau de Couperin M.68
No.1 Prélude
No.4 Rigaudon
No.5 Menuet
No.6 Toccata

Sergei Rachmaninoff:

from 10 Preludes Op.23
No.10 in G♭ major

Piano Sonata No.1 in D minor Op.28
I. Allegro moderato
II. Lento
III. Allegro molto

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