Rules and Regulations
Rules and Regulations
2016 Gala winners: Clayton Stephenson, Kristina Moditch, Brielle Perez, Sophie Lee, Rachel Sohn, Polina Ushakova, Saul Ibarra Ramos, Yuan Liu, Hidemi Minagawa, Daniel Eras, Seolyeong Jeong, Yong Murray
Manfred P. Stapff gives a special prize Best Virtuoso Performance to First Prize Winner Clayton Stephenson Category 1 Ages 12-17
Second Prize Winner Kristina Moditch receives certificate and award.
David Dubal, Arthur Haas, Manfred Stapff, Alexander Beridze, Diana Bagrationi, Sixth Prize Winner Rachel Sohn, and host of the Gala concert, Peter R. Becker.
Legendary broadcaster David Dubal awards Second Prize winner Hidemi Minagawa (Category II, ages 18-25).
Fourth Prize winner (Category I, ages 12-17) Saul Ibarra Ramos performs Sonata No. 3 by Prokofiev.
Third Prize winner (Category I, ages 12-17) winner Brielle Perez performs Etude Tableau by Rachmaninoff.
Third Prize winner (Category I, ages 12-17) Kristina Moditch performs Sonata Fantasy by Scriabin.
Givi Topchishvili, Diana Bagrationi, Valery Kourtey, Alexander Beridze, Mai Kagaya
Ari Kagan presents Commendation on behalf of the City Comptroller Scott Stringer's Office to Founder and Artistic Directory of the New York Piano Festival, Alexander Beridze.
Jury members, organizers, & donors of the NYPFC at the Award Ceremony and Gala Concert with 12 winners of the Piano Competition 2016.
Sixth Prize (Category I, ages 12-17) Rachel Sohn performs Gargoyles Op. 29 by Lieberman.
Fifth Prize (Category I, ages 12-17) Sophie Lee performs Five Pieces for Piano by Yun Isang.
Sixth Prize (Category II, ages 18-25) Daniel Eras performs Suite de Danzas Criollas by Ginastera.
Fifth Prize (Category II, ages 18-25) winner Yuan Liu performs Petrushka by Stravinsky.
Yong Murray, Fourth Prize winner of Category II (ages 18-25) performs Debussy, selections from Images Book II.
Third Prize (Category II, ages 18-25) winner performs Firebird by Stravinsky-Agosti.
Clayton Stephenson, First Prize (Category I, ages 12-17) winner, performs Apres une Lecture de Dante by Liszt.
Hidemi Minagawa, Third Prize (Category II, ages 18-25) winner performs Fantasie Op. 61 by Chopin.
First Prize (Category II, ages 18-25) winner Polina Ushakova performs Etude Fantasy by John Corigliano.