Fund raiser concert in Aberthau Mansion

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And the winner is – Yulianna Avdeeva

Verdict of the Jury - list of laureates of the 16th International Chopin Piano Competition: 1st Ms Yulianna Avdeeva, Russia 2nd Mr Ingolf Wunder, Austria 2nd Mr Lukas Geniušas, Russia/Lithuania 3rd Mr Daniil Trifonov, Russia 4th Mr Evgeni Bozhanov, Bulgaria 5th Mr François Dumont, France 6th not awarded The best performance of a polonaise in Stage II: Lukas Geniušas The best per...

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Russians restore the power – finalists announced

The Jury announced today 10 finalists. They are: Yulianna Avdeeva, Nikolay Khozyainov, Daniil Trifonov, Miroslav Kultyshev (all Russia), Lukas Geniusas (Russia / Lithuania), and Helene Tysman, Francois Dumont (both France), the representative of Austria - Ingolf Wunder and Bulgaria - Evgeni Bozhanov. The Russians seem to rebuild its board power. After the preliminary auditions in April everybody ...

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Ingolf Wunder again

What Ingolf Wunder demonstrates during this Competition is hard to describe in words. His performance in the third stage brought the audience to its feet. This is how Marcin Majchrowski, the commentator of the Polish Radio described his performance: “Today, I believe without doubt that Ingolf Wunder is in a league of his own. His program, in chronological order, was made up of Rondo Op. 5, Bole...

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Great day in Warsaw

The third stage of the Competition begun on Thursday. We witnessed fantastic performances particularly by Kultyshev, Trifonov, Armellini and Bozhanov. Bozhanow proved again that he is a strong candidate to a major prize. He demonstrated a brilliant virtuosity combined with the insight of the interpretation. Trifonov’s Rondo a la Mazur was a display of virtuosity, and his Sonata in B minor was ...

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