Esther Park

Pianist Esther Park has performed as a soloist with orchestras and in recitals across the United States as well as Asia and major European cities. Ms. Park has appeared as soloist with many orchestras such as the Houston Symphony, the New Jersey Symphony, the Juilliard Symphony, and the Yale Philharmonia. Ms. Park gave a five-city
recital tour in Korea, and has performed at the Juilliard Theater, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, Salle Cortot in Paris, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Born in Pusan, Korea in 1984, Ms. Park has received her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from the Juilliard School, studying
with Dr. Yoheved Kaplinsky. Ms. Park also studied at the Hochschule fur Musik und Theater (Hannover) under the tutelage of Bernd Goetzke, and has since received the Artist Diploma and the Master of Musical Arts Degree at the Yale School of Music under the guidance of Boris Berman.

SEMIFINAL ROUND I

Mozart Sonata in D Major, K.576
Prokofiev Sonata No.2 in D Minor, Op.14

SEMIFINAL ROUND II

Beethoven Sonata in E-flat Major, Op.27/1
Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No.6, S.244

FINAL ROUND

Haydn Sonata in B-flat Major, Hob.XVI/41
Ravel Valses nobles et sentimentales
Rachmaninov 6 Moments Musicaux, Op.16