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Concerto Competition
Winners' Concert

Sunday, February 11, 2018  |  4:30pm


The 2018 winners of Kaufman Music Center's Concerto Competition perform solo works with orchestra. Young virtuosos from Kaufman Music Center's Lucy Moses School, Special Music School and Young Artist Program will perform works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Shostakovich, Weber and Spohr, plus a world premiere by Nikolai Rakov. The concert will be followed by a reception in the upper lobby.

Tickets are FREE for LMS and SMS students and faculty. Just show your ID at the box office.

Watch the 2017 Concerto Competition Winners' Concert.

Congratulations to the 2018 Winners!

Special Music School

Simon Hagopian-Rogers, violin
Student of Christina Khimm
SPOHR - Violin Concerto No. 8 in A minor, Op. 47
(“in the form of an operatic scene”)

Laura Navasardian, cello
Student of Clara Kim
TCHAIKOVSKY - Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33

Kevin Zephyrin, bassoon
Student of Nancy Belmont
WEBER - Bassoon Concerto in F major, Op. 75
   I. Allegro ma non troppo

Young Artist Program

Jonah Kernis, cello
Student of Yari Bond
SHOSTAKOVICH - Cello Concerto No. 1, Op. 107
   I. Allegretto

Lucy Moses School

Julia Jones, violin
Student of Viktor Basis
TCHAIKOVSKY - Mélodie, Op. 42/3 (arr. Glazunov)
   Valse-scherzo, Op. 34

Henry Tang, piano
Student of Igal Kesselman
MOZART - Piano Concerto No. 19 in F major, KV 459
   I. Allegro

Annaliese Wee, piano
Student of Irina Morozova
RAKOV - Piano Concerto No. 3

Honorable Mentions:
Shaw Edwards, cello, student of Yari Bond
Kaela Glaser, violin, student of Nurit Pacht

Merkin Concert Hall

Tel: 212 501 3330

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