The 10th International Paderewski Piano Competition, Bydgoszcz, Poland
November 6th – 20th, 2016
The Competition is organized to commemorate Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a remarkable pianist, virtuoso, composer, politician and statesman.
The Competition is organized under the Honorary Patronage of The President Of The Republic Of Poland, Andrzej Duda.
This piano competition is to honour Ignacy Jan Paderewski – a great Polish pianist, composer and politician. His achievements are very well known both in Europe and in the United States. The unquestionable success of previous editions of the competitions confirms the highest (five-star) position in the classification of the Alink-Argerich Foundation and a membership of the International Federation of Music Competitions in Geneva.
Inaugural concert took place on November 6th, 2016 in the Pomeranian Philharmonic. We have heard an excellent Pomeranian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marek Pijarowski with soloist Alexander Gadijev, the 1st prize winner of the 9th International Hamamatsu Piano Competition.
The audition took place in the concert halls of the Nowowiejski Music Acadaemy (1st –3rd stage) and the Paderewski Paderewski Pomeranian Philharmonic (Final). The auditions was open to the public and transmit on Internet.
JURY of the 10th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz – Piotr PALECZNY (Poland), Dmitri Alexeev, Russia, Pobłocka Ewa, Poland Soo-Jung Shin, Korea Raekallio Matti, Finland, Sulikowski Jerzy, Poland, Ungar Tamas, Hungary Vardi Arie, Israel, Francisco Cruz Plaza Spain.
1st prize – Hyuk Lee, Republic of Korea
2nd prize – Jakub Kuszlik, Poland
3rd prize – Svetlana Andreeva, Russia
Honourable mention – Elżbieta Bilicka, Poland
Honourable mention – Dina Ivanova, Russia
The Competition is organized by:
Paderewski Music Association
Nowowiejski Music Academy
Paderewski Philharmonic Hall in Bydgoszcz
of the 10th International Paderewski Piano Competition
The X International Paderewski Piano Competition is financed by:
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,
City of Bydgoszcz
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