2018 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

for Pianists and Violinists of any nationality
The Worldwide Debut Audition is to discover young musicians of great talents, and give them the opportunities to expose themselves to the world through their debut stages.

Prizes for the winners of NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition have included debut recitals at Berlin Philharmonie Hall, Carnegie Hall, ClassicalBridge Festival in NY city and a recording with Steinway & Sons label. Worldwide debut audition is annual, and the deadlines are in December every year.

 
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2018 Audition Announcements

2018 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition Winner is

Violinist Milan Al-Ashhab

Congratulations! NYCA will be presenting his debut at Berlin Philharmonie Hall in the season 2018-2019.
This year, the judges have decided not to give any prize for pianist. Violinist Milan Al-Ashhab is the only winner of 2018 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition

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Piano Finalists
Timur Mustakimov
Yannael Quenel
Lin Ye

Honorable Mention
Elizaveta Kliuchereva

Semifinalists
Mihaly Berecz
Simon Buerki
Elizaveta Kliuchereva
Timur Mustakimov
Yannael Quennel
Ilya Shmukler
YuChong Wu
Lin Ye
Maria Yulin

 

Violin Finalists
Milan Al-Ashhab
Magdalena Filipczak
Maho Irie
Eduardo Peredes
Chiharu Taki

 

Watch the 2017 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition Winners Performance

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Zhenni Li, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo: Adagio
III. Finale: Alla breve

NYCA Symphony Orchestra/Eduard Zilberkant, conductor

Sirena Huang, violin

Watch Sirena Huang's winning Worldwide Debut Audition final round

Igor Stravinsky: Suite Italienne
I. Introduzione
II. Serenata
III. Tarantella
IV. Gavotta con due Varizioni
V. Minuetto - Finale

Eugène Ysaÿe: Violin Sonatas No. 5 in G Major "Mathieu Crickboom", Op. 27
I. L’Aurore
II. Danse rustique

Ernest Bloch: Baal Shem
II. Nigun

Pablo de Sarasate: Spanish Dances, Op. 23
II. Zapateado (Spanish Dance No. 6)

 

Watch the 2017 NYCA Worldwide Debut Audition performances

March 11, 2017 at 7:30 pm - CONCERTO PERFORMANCE
NYCA Symphony Orchestra conducted by Eduard Zilberkant
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Center, New York, NY

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Sebastiano Mesaglio, piano

Ludwig van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 37
I . Allegro con brio
II. Largo
III. Rondo. Allegro – Presto

Zhenni Li, piano

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Op. 30
I. Allegro ma non tanto
II. Intermezzo: Adagio
III. Finale: Alla breve

Adam Balogh, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488
I. Allegro
II. Adagio
III. Allegro assai