Winners of Juilliard's Gina Bachauer Competition

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Friday, September 24, 2010

The new season of The McGraw Hill Companies Young Artists Showcase open with performances from Eric Zuber and Sean Chen, the winners of this year's Gina Bachauer Competition at the Juilliard School.

Eric Zuber, a pianist from Baltimore, is in his second year of the master of music degree program and is a student of Robert McDonald at Juilliard. He was a finalist in the 2010 National Chopin Piano Competition and is headed to Warsaw in October for the 2010 Chopin International Piano Competition.

A native of Oak Parks, California, Sean Chen is also a master of music degree student at Juilliard. He studies with Jerome Lowenthal and Matti Raekallio, and spent part of his summer at the Sendai International Music Competition in June and will be attending the Gijón International Piano Festival in Gijón, Spain this month.

Program Details

Frederic Chopin - Etude, Op. 10 No. 1
Frederic Chopin - Nocturne, Op. 27 No. 2
Frederic Chopin - Scherzo in B-flat minor
performed by Eric Zuber, piano

Luigi Dallapiccola - Sonatina Canonica
Elliott Carter - Caténaires
Franz Liszt - Paganini Etude No. 6
performed by Sean Chen, piano

Comments [4]

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Michael,

We just posted the audio at the top of this page so you can download it. Enjoy!

Sep. 27 2010 01:34 PM
Michael from Syracuse

Will Friday night's (9-24-10) WQXR broadcast of these two performers be available as a podcast? I was not able to listen, would appreciate an opportunity to hear it. Thanks.

Sep. 27 2010 10:56 AM
Jane Harrell

Claire is so fabulous!!!

Sep. 24 2010 09:58 PM
Viennawaltzer from New York, New York

Congratulations to these twofine young men! It kaes a lot of hard work and dedication to get them where they are today! Good luck to both of you on your upcoming competitions!

Sep. 24 2010 02:11 PM

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