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Competition: Hamamatsu Piano Competition

Biography

Schedule

Application Period: February 1-March 31, 2021 (online only)
First stage: November 13-17, 2021
Second stage: November 19-21, 2021
Third stage: November 23-24, 2021
Final stage: November 27-28, 2021.

Background

The Hamamatsu International Piano Competition was started in 1991 in commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the founding of Hamamatsu City. Since then this international cultural program has been held every three years to celebrate the history and tradition of the city of music and musical instruments.

Jury

  • Noriko Ogawa (Chairperson, Japan)
  • Dang Thai Son (Vietnam)
  • Boris Petrushansky (Russia/Italy)
  • Alexander Gavrylyuk (Australia)
  • Paul Hughes (UK)
  • Kim Youngho (Korea)
  • Ewa Kupiec (Poland)
  • Pedja Muzijevic (USA)
  • Ronan O’Hora (UK)
  • Akiyoshi Sako (Japan)
  • Natalia Trull (Russia)

Audiences

Audience are welcome to all rounds. Also live streaming will be available.

Best known laureates and winning dates

Sergei Babayan (1991), Alexander Gavrylyuk (2000), Rafał Blechacz (2003), Seong-Jin Cho (2009).

 For more information please visit the website of the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition here.

Fact file
SectionsPiano
Deadline01 Feb - 31 Mar 2021
Finals27 - 28 Nov 2021
WhereHamamatsu City, Japan
Age groupsAnyone born on or after January 1, 1991