For the first time at Con Brio, the competitors are being asked to prepare complete sonatas which will be heard at the semifinals of the competition. The semifinalists this year are Arya (Bangalore), Chathavi Vüprü (Dimapur), Khiyanur Mathew Vallikad (Bangalore), Nipun Malhotra (Delhi) and Sonam Lodhi (Pune). The sonatas on the programme are Beethoven’s Op. 13 ‘Pathetique’, Op. 31 No. 2 ‘Tempest’, Op. 31 No. 3 ‘Hunt’ as well as Mozart’s K. 576 ‘Hunt’.