28 young pianists from 18 different countries will take part in this prestigious competition. An international jury chaired by Professor Aaron Shorr Head of Keyboard and Collaborative Piano at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will select the 4 main prizewinners and six semi final prizewinners.
Sae Yoon Chon
Hye Jin Kim
Sung Jae Kim
Friday 13 – Thursday 19 June Stevenson Hall, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
In Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the competition, each competitor will perform a 30 minute recital which include pieces from the baroque and classical eras along with two etudes by different composers. Ten competitors then proceed to the semi final stage where they will perform an hour long recital including a specially commissioned piece by Rory Boyle.
Sunday 22 June Glasgow Royal Concert Hall
Four finalists are then be selected to play a piano concerto of their choice with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by Gergely Madaras to be held in the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.