|2019 Wallace National Piano Competition
Auckland, New Zealand
|Competition Winners:||The adjudicator awarded
Best Classical Sonata went to Frank Chen for his performance of the Haydn: Piano Sonata in E Flat Major, Hob. XVI:52, and Best NZ Composition went to Marianna for her rendition of Mike Nock's Raff Riff. The encouragement award was awarded to Audrey.
|Audience Prize:||The audience vote went to:
Marianna was not only the Condorcet winner,
but also would have won in a first-past-the-post single vote system
- she was the first place choice of 17% of voters, more than
any other competitor.
The other 3 finalists that the audience would have chosen after round 2 were (in alphabetical order): Phoebe, Siyu, and Ashani. More analysis later.