16 young musicians from Romania, Russia, South Korea, China, Japan, Latvia and Kazakhstan qualified to the Second round of the Piano Section at the Enescu Competition 2018
Six young musicians from Romania, four from Russia, two from South Korea and one each from China, Japan, Latvia and Kazakhstan qualified to the Second round of the Piano Section at the Enescu Competition 2018 as the specialized jury announced on Sunday evening.
The first round of the “George Enescu” International Competition 2018, Piano Section took place on September 14, 15 and 16 at the National University of Music Bucharest.
The special jury decided on Sunday evening, September the 16th, the contestants qualified to the Second round of the Competition: Viacheslav Ronzhin (Russia), Paul Cartianu (Romania), Da Young Kim (South Korea), Anna Grot (Russia), Daria Tudor (Romania), Alexander Panfilov (Russia), Cătălin Răducanu (Romania), Xuanyi Mao (China), Oxana Shevchenko (Kazakhstan), Cristian Sandrin (Romania), Jihyung Youn (South Korea), Iulia Marin (Romania), Florian Mitrea (Romania), Daria Parkhomenko (Russia), Ryutaro Suzuki (Japan) and Daumants Liepins (Latvia).
The Jury of the Piano Section at the 2018 edition of the Enescu Competition consists of Philippe Entremont (President of the Jury), Hyoung-Joon Chang, Dan Atanasiu, Dana Borșan, Andrei Pisarev, Pascal Rogé, Peter Jablonski and Philippe Dinkel.
The second round (knockout) of the Enescu Competition takes place on September 18th and 19th, at the Romanian Athenaeum. The semifinal will be organized on September 21st. The Final of the Competition, Piano Section, consisting of three concerts with orchestra, with the extraordinary participation of the George Enescu Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Vassily Sinaisky, will take place on September 23rd, at 19:00, in the Grand Hall of the Romanian Athenaeum.
Tickets for the Piano Final, which closes this edition of the Enescu Competition, are sold-out, but the public can watch the final live broadcasted internationally on www.festivalenescu.ro.
Organized as a stand-alone event since the 2014 edition, “George Enescu” International Competition invites the audience to discover some of the most talented young artists today, great names of tomorrow’s classical music, and to follow and support their journey to the top: winning the competition. This year “George Enescu” International Competition celebrates 60 years after the first edition of the Competition.
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Translation provided by Biroul de Traduceri Champollion