• Jean-Claude Pennetier

    Jean-Claude Pennetier – President of the Jury

    An outstanding soloist as well as a fine chamber musician, Jean-Claude Pennetier is considered as one of the most brilliant pianist of his generation. While he has enjoyed a rich and varied musical career (contemporary music, composition, conducting, the fortepiano, teaching, intensive practise of chamber music), Jean-Claude Peenetier finds his ...
  • dana borsan

    Dana Borșan

    “… she conquered the heart of her audience with an extremely expressive and temperamental interpretation. Not only her virtuosity, but especially her devoted and warm attitude fulfilled her integration in the space of a well prepared orchestral sound.”- Münchener Merkur Soloist and concertist at the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Society, Dana ...
  • andrey pisarev

    Andrei Pisarev

    In 1991, in the International Mozart Competition in Salzburg, a young Russian pianist won Grand Prize – which was the first time since 1956 that Grand Prize had been awarded in this competition. It was Andrei Pisarev. On October 10 2006 the reviewer Gunilla Boström wrote in Swedish newspaper “Helsingborgs ...
  • wolfgang manz

    Wolfgang Manz

    Wolfgang Manz, born in 1960, is prizewinner of many prestigious international piano competitions such as Leeds (1981) and Brussels (Concours Reine Elisabeth, 1983), the first time that a German pianist won 2nd prizes in these competitions, furthermore winner of the Mendelssohn-Bartholdy – Prize Berlin 1980, 2nd prize at the National ...
  • alan weiss

    Alan Weiss

    Alan Weiss was born in New York City. Hailed as “one of the outstanding pianists of his generation” by legendary Czech pianist Rudolf Firkušný, he is “a poet” in the words of Brussels’ Le Soir, whose playing, as was noted by The Daily Telegraph of London, “penetrates to the very ...
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    Pascal Rogé

    Pascal Rogé exemplifies the finest in French pianism; his playing of Poulenc, Satie, Fauré, Saint-Saëns and Ravel in particular is characterised by its elegance, beauty and delicate phrasing – his name is synonymous with the best playing of French repertoire in the world today. Born in Paris, Pascal Rogé became ...
  • philippe dinkel

    Philippe Dinkel

    Philippe Dinkel was born in Vevey and has completed his piano studies in Lausanne (Philippe-Jules Godard), Geneva (premier prix de virtuosité, class of Harry Datyner), Bloomington (Indiana University, Alfonso Montecino) and Brussels (Pascal Sigrist). Chamber music is highly important in his concert activities, notably within the Trio Musiviva (1st prize ...