Chopin always young and modern!
The Frederic Chopin Institute in Switzerland is organizing the first edition of the International Young Chopin Competition for Young Pianists, in October 2018, in Martigny (Switzerland). This new international competition aims at discovering the music of Frédéric Chopin by young performers from all over the world to present themselves in a front of the greatest specialists of the Polish composer, most of them are members of the jury of the great Frederic Chopin International Competition in Warsaw. Our competition aims to become a certain bridge for preparation for the polish contest. We are honoured to have received patronage from Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw and Martha Argerich.
Magdalena Hirsz - director of the competition
President of Chopin Institute in Switzerland
Martha Argerich, born in Buenos Aires, won First Prize in the 7th International Frédéric Chopin Competition in Warsaw (1965). One of the world’s most brilliant pianists, she is enthusiastically received for her interpretations of the virtuoso piano literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her broad repertoire includes...
Ewa Poblocka - A prize-winner of the Tenth International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, Ewa Pobłocka also received the prize for the best performance of Chopin mazurkas (1980). She began taking piano lessons when she was five. She pursued her studies at Gdańsk Music Academy under Zbigniew Śliwiński and Jerzy Sulikowski...
Alexis Golovin (Russian: Алексей Головин) (born in Moscow in 1945) is a Russian classical pianist. Golovin began studying the piano at the age of 5 with Anna Artobolevskaya at the Central Music School of Moscow and later at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, where he studied both the piano and musicology.
AKIKO EBI launched her international career by winning second prize and four special prizes given by Arthur Rubinstein in the Marguerite Long Competition in Paris, in 1975. In 1980, she came fifth in the Chopin Competition in Warsaw. After winning a competition in Japan, Ebi continued her training...
Résultats du Prémier Concours International de Piano pour jeunes interprètes Jeune Chopin 2018 à Martigny :
1ère Catégorie :
1er Grand Prix Arielle Beck - (France)
2ème Prix Seokyoung Hong- (Corée)
3ème prix - pas attribué
deux distinctions : Stella Almondo (Monaco) et
Chanhyung Park (Corée)
2ème Catégorie :
1er Grand Prix Naomi Yamaguchi (États -Unis/Japon)
2ème prix Alexandra Stychkina (Russie)
3ème prix Dana Baltrushaititie (Ukraine)
deux distinctions :Nikolai Varlamow (Russie) et
Daphné Delicata (Malte)
3ème Catégorie :
1er Grand prix Kevin Jansson (Irlande)
2ème prix Ekaterina Bonyushkina (Russia)
3ème prix non attribué
deux distinctions : Kristjonas Megelinskas (Lithuania) et
Rae Yue Pung (Singapore/Australie)