Eric Charles Chen was named winner of the Thomas & Evon Cooper International Competition on Friday 26 July following a concerto final with the Cleveland Orchestra. 

This video captures his performance in the previous round, the recital final, in which he plays:

  • Beethoven: Sonata No. 4 in A Minor, Op. 23 - Presto 
  • Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C Major, BWV 1005 - Largo
  • Chausson: Poème, Op. 25
  • Bach: Romance, Op. 23

 The pianist is Akiko Chiba