2023 Kaufman Music Center Concerto Competition Winners' Concert

Sunday | February 12 2023 | 5:30 pm


Part of the Fast Forward series

The winners of the 2023 Kaufman Music Center Concerto Competition perform with orchestra in Merkin Hall. Featuring rising star musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and Lucy Moses School.


J.S. BACH  –  Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F Minor, BWV 1056
     I. Allegro moderato
     II. Largo
     III. Presto
Caroline Passman, piano
Student of Genya Paley

F.J. HAYDN  –  Cello Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Hob. VIIb:1
     I. Moderato
Daniel Yoonsuh Lee, cello
Student of Yari Bond

W.A. MOZART  –  Violin Concerto No. 3 in G Major, K. 216
     I. Allegro
Charlotte Young, violin
Student of Lynelle Smith

F. MENDELSSOHN  –  Violin Concerto in D Minor, MWV O 3
     I. Allegro
Ilaya Levy-Schwartz, violin
Student of Lynelle Smith

D. POPPER  –  Hungarian Rhapsody, Op. 68
Margot Pantoga, cello
Student of Yari Bond

F. CHOPIN  –  Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor, Op. 21
     I. Maestoso
Mayu Kanai, piano
Student of Irina Morozova

Special Music School/M. 859 is a K-12 New York City public school that provides intensive music education during the school day, including fully-funded instrument lessons, music classes and ensembles along with academics.

Manhattan's largest community arts school, Lucy Moses School offers music, dance and theater classes and instrument lessons to students of all ages and backgrounds.

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