On Saturday’s broadcast, we feature the second of two programs highlighting finalists from the 2017 Emilio del Rosario Piano Concerto Competition. This program features the finalists of the senior division. The final round of the competition took place at the Studebaker Theater in the Fine Arts Building in downtown Chicago on Saturday, May 6. The competition honors the legacy of renowned pianist and pedagogue Emilo del Rosario. For more information about the Emilio del Rosario Music Foundation, please click here.
Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Major, Op. 26, by Sergei Prokofiev
Third prize: Emily Cho, 13 years old
Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Minor, Op. 23, by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Second prize: Kimberly Han, 16 years old
Piano Concerto No. 1 in D-flat Major, Op. 10, by Sergei Prokofiev
First prize: Muzi Zhao, 20 years old