2nd INTERNATIONAL ARTEPIANO COMPETITION 2022

Announcement

Results: Category C

1st prize 

2nd prize 

The Finalists – Category C

Results: Category B

1st prize 

2nd prize 

3rd prize 

Commended

Commended

Commended

Congratulations to the winners

Results: Category A

1st prize 

2nd prize 

3rd prize 

Commended

Commended

Commended

Congratulations to the winners

Winner of the “Russo Prize”

Meet our Pianists

Category A

Blazyte Emile

Bober Maksymilian Jakub

Chang Ying

Chen Justin

CHEN SSU-YUAN

Chen Zhongshu

Li  Kwong Ching

Denizen Leo

Du Olivia

Edwards Sophia Jana

Fenech Elena Maria

Ghosh Kabir A

Girotti Alberto

Grossi Bozhilov Leo Ioan

Hahn Carissa

Kuzmanoska Ana

LEVIT LAGLE

Li Xingyao

Moreno Ayla

Moses Chau

Neil Liu Sz Kai

Nimitrungrot Nutdanai

Ohsawa Erena

Piper Na’ima

Pogan Karina Alecsia

Preiditis Daniel

Purin Piruckthawatchai

Radošovský Viktor

Sandija Leja

Šarić Dora

Soulier Alfred

Sukeatkul Monsichawee

Sun Ai Shen

Vanichkobchinda Thatarat

Xue Isabella

Zhang Yihan

Category B

Ambrosio Rafael

Bekiroglu Selma Aysin

Bogdán Gyopár-Anna

Borsos Solheim Luca-Kristina

Casasola Arce Victoria

Chan Robyn

Charoensiddhi Kornkanya

Chen Eric Yingzun

Chen Yuqiao

Chiow Claire

Choi Michelle

Cummins James

Cundy Elliot

De Nicolò Andrea Simone

Guadagnino Riccardo

Huang Tzu-Chieh

Jasnowska Joanna Maja

Krisztina Nagy

Lee Russell Lavelle

Leng Ester

Liu James

Lo Megan

Melumyan Syuzanna

Quang Vo Minh

Sharma Archith

Sun Ai Lin

Szemenyei Sámuel Barnabás

Takeshita Rei

Tan Toby kai rong

Tukanova Elizabeth

Vitkovskaia Evelina

Voion Ana Karina

Wepener Mia

Xu Yipeng

Zee Desmond

Zhou Jiale

Category C

Arai Moeka

Bikhman Nathaniel

Bobylova Anfisa

Cai Hongbo

Chen Haoran

Chen Joy

CHENG YI-SHAN

Ruochong Steven Cui

Cvetkovic Kristian

De Santi Moisés

Fujimoto Hinako

Gault Phoebe

Guo Mingjie

Guo Qianyu

Jaeger Brianna

Jin Dayeon

Koh Eunhyang

Kojima Kenichiro

Kurata Lilly

Lee Younkyoung

Li Kaiwei

Liu Sing Man Walter

Mac Donald Katya Trejo Smith

Misiak Aleksander

Nakata Asagi

Obermeier Johannes

Okunushi Sayuri

Ozerova Kamila

Park Yehchan

Rivard-Landry Antoine

Savelyeva Anna

Shen Yiyan

Sherif Seif El Din

Shieh Jou-Yu

Shum Wing Lam Yeda

Tamogami Yuna

Taraborrelli Michele

Tornabene Eric

Tsiko Radymyr

Villalva Alessandro

Ye Zhenbo

Zheleznov Kirill

JURY

Niel du Preez – President of the Jury

Yuki Negishi

Mark Nixon

Aisa Ijiri

Roberto Russo

CATEGORIES & PRIZES

A: Open to all pianists between the ages of 10 – 12 years

GRAND PRIX – 200€

B: Open to all pianists between the ages of 13 – 15 years

GRAND PRIX – 250€

C: Open to all pianists between the ages of 16 – 32 years

GRAND PRIX – 1000€ + Solo piano recital

2nd Prize – 700€

Russo Prize – 200€

DEADLINE

30 April 2022

RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • The deadline for all entries is 30 April 2022.
  • Pianists should send recordings via Youtube or Vimeo link (see application form).
  • A free choice, but well-balanced program showing different musical and technical abilities will be taken into account by the jury.
  • Recordings should date from 16 March 2021 onwards (not older than 1 year).
  • Individual pieces should be recorded in one take, but you are allowed to submit a program from different recording sessions/concerts, as long as it dates from after 15 March 2021. Recordings should be sent as one link.
  • The recording of a movement/s of a sonata/suite is allowed. Concerto movements will not be accepted.
  • A complete application consists of: 1) Application form 2) Recording link 3) Proof of ID 4) Profile photo 5) Application fee 6) Letter of consent by parent/guardian (for categories A & B only).
  • Incomplete or late entries will not be accepted.
  • Candidates will be notified of the receipt of their application and payment.
  • The application fee is non-refundable.
  • In case of problems during the online application / payment procedure, you can alternatively send all the documents (via Wetransfer) and the video links to the following e-mail address: info@arte-piano.com (scroll down for bank details)

FURTHER RULES – CATEGORY A (online)

  • Open to all pianists between the ages of 10 – 12 years.
  • Eligible competitors should not be younger than 10 years, or older than 12 years by the previous application deadline (15 March 2022).
  • Application fee: 35 Euro.
  • A self-written/typed letter (signed) from parent/guardian MUST be included in your application, giving permission for 1) participation 2) ArtePiano to upload your video to the ArtePiano website and Youtube channel.
  • This letter should then be uploaded as part of the application pack (image screenshot is also permitted)
  • Pianists should send a video recording of maximum 10 minutes.
  • Recordings can include up to 3 different works from any classical music style period.
  • The winner, runner-up and finalists will be announced on the ArtePiano competition page by the 31st of May 2022 at the latest.
  • All prize winners and finalists will receive an official certificate as proof of their participation in the competition.
  • The winner will be awarded a cash prize of 200 Euro.
  • For more details, PLEASE READ GENERAL RULES ABOVE.

FURTHER RULES – CATEGORY B (online)

  • Open to all pianists between the ages of 13 – 15 years.
  • Eligible competitors should not be younger than 13 years, or older than 15 years by the previous application deadline (15 March 2022).
  • Application fee: 35 Euro.
  • A self-written/typed letter (signed) from parent/guardian MUST be included in your application, giving permission for 1) participation 2) ArtePiano to upload your video to the ArtePiano website and Youtube channel.
  • This letter should then be uploaded as part of the application pack (image screenshot is also permitted)
  • Pianists should send a video recording of maximum 12 minutes.
  • Recordings can include up to 3 different works from any classical music style period.
  • The winner, runner-up and finalists will be announced on the ArtePiano competition page by the 31st of May 2022 at the latest.
  • All prize winners and finalists will receive an official certificate as proof of their participation in the competition.
  • The winner will be awarded a cash prize of 250 Euro.
  • For more details, PLEASE READ GENERAL RULES ABOVE.

FURTHER RULES – CATEGORY C

  • Open to all pianists between the ages of 16 – 32 years.
  • Eligible competitors should not be younger than 16 years, or older than 32 years by the previous application deadline (15 March 2022).
  • Application fee: 60 Euro.
  • This category will consist of 2 rounds.
  • The first round will be held online from which the finalists will be chosen.
  • The names of the finalists will be announced on the ArtePiano competition page by the 22nd of May 2022 at the latest.
  • The live final round will take place on the 22nd of July 2022 during the International ArtePiano Festival in Castelnuovo di Farfa (Ri) in Italy.
  • Recordings for the first round can include works (at least two) from any classical music style period. The recording should not exceed 15 minutes.
  • Finalists should present a free choice, but well-balanced program of 20 – 25 minutes for the live final round. One work can be included from the first round, but it is not obligatory.
  • The winner will be awarded a cash prize of 1000 Euro and a solo piano recital during the International ArtePiano Festival in July 2023.
  • The runner-up will be awarded a cash prize of 700 Euro.
  • A special prize of 200€ will be awarded for the best interpretation of a prelude composed by pianist and composer Roberto Russo.
  • Competitors for the Russo prize should choose one of the following preludes of which the sheet music can be downloaded below: no 1, 4, 10, 11
  • Russo Prelude-1 – Russo Prelude-4 – Russo Prelude-10 – Russo Prelude-11
  • The recording for the Russo prize should be sent as a separate link. It is therefore not included in the 15-minute time frame of your main recording.
  • Participation in the Russo prize is optional.
  • Entering for the Russo prize only is NOT permitted.
  • The closing date for entering the Russo prize is 30th of April 2022
  • All prize winners and finalists will receive an official certificate as proof of their participation in the competition.
  • For more details, PLEASE READ GENERAL RULES ABOVE.

In case of problems during the online request / payment procedure, you can alternatively send all the documents (via Wetransfer) and the video links to the following e-mail address: info@arte-piano.com

The application fee can be paid to:

Account name: ArtePiano Masterclasses

Account no. 01777661

Sort code: 40-06-32

IBAN: GB57HBUK40063201777661

BIC: HBUKGB4142T