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Bachauer piano competition kicks off today in Salt Lake City

First Published Jun 12 2014 01:11PM      Last Updated Jun 20 2014 11:47 am

(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune) Young people polish and ready the Steinway Grand piano for the opening day of the Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition at Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center in Salt Lake City Thursday June 12.
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9:15 p.m. » Di-Yi Tang, China, 32

9:45 p.m. » Vasyl Kotys, Ukraine, 29

Friday, June 13

1:05 p.m. » Jun Sun, China, 25

1:35 p.m. » Hin-Yat Tsang, Hong Kong, 20

2:05 p.m. » Viviana Lasaracina, Italy, 26

2:35 p.m. » Olga Stezhko, Belarus, 29

3:30 p.m. » Nadezhda Pisavera, Russia, 26

4 p.m. » Artem Yasynskyy, Ukraine, 25

4:30 p.m. » Chi Ho Han, Korea, 22

5 p.m. » Henry Kramer, USA, 27

7:35 p.m. »Yun Wei, China, 20

8:05 p.m. » Lorenzo Cossi, Italy, 32



AT A GLANCE

Piano competition

The Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition takes place in Salt Lake City this month. Events are in the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, except as noted.

Kickoff » Contestants will draw lots to determine performance order at an opening gala Wednesday at 6:30 p.m.

Preliminary rounds » Each pianist will play a 30-minute recital in the first round, Thursday through Saturday from 1 to 5 and from 7:30 to 10 p.m. The second round, June 16-19, will follow the same timetable, with contestants playing 40-minute recitals.

Semifinals » A dozen semifinalists will play hourlong recitals June 20 and 21, again from 1 to 5 and from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Final round » Three finalists will each perform a complete concerto with the Utah Symphony and guest conductor Thomas Hong, June 25 at 7 p.m. in Abravanel Hall, 123 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City.

Tickets » Preliminary and semifinal rounds, $20, $8 for students; finals, $30, $15 for students. A complete competition package is $150, $50 for students. Visit www.arttix.org or call 801-355-ARTS.


8:35 p.m. » Jackie Jaekyung Yoo, Korea, 30

9:15 p.m. » Pedro Emanuel Pereira, Portugal, 23

 

 

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