“Hailed as a pianist with “brio and imagination” (The New York Times), Canadian pianist Scott MacIsaac has performed internationally as a soloist throughout North America, Asia, and in much of Western Europe.
His successes include top prizes at Dudley International Piano Competition, the Brant International Competition, and Royal Overseas League Competition. He was most recently awarded the Grand Prize in the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal Manulife (OSM) Competition.
While a student at Yale University, he won the Prokofiev Competition there and made his Carnegie Hall debut performing in Weill Recital Hall.
As a concerto soloist, he has performed with several top orchestras including collaborations with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Guildhall Symphony Orchestra, Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, and the YOA Orchestra of the Americas.
Scott holds degrees from the Guildhall School of Music and Yale University, where he studied with Ronan O’Hora, Boris Berman, and Peter Frankl.
SEMIFINAL ROUND I
Haydn Sonata in D Major, Hob.XVI:24
Chopin Nocturne in C Minor, Op.48, No.1
Prokofiev Sonata No.4 in C Minor, Op.29
SEMIFINAL ROUND II
Schubert Impromptu in G-flat Major, Op.90, No.3
Scriabin Sonata No.5, Op.53
Haydn Sonata in E-flat Major, Hob.XVI:52
Schumann Caranval, Op.9