HISTORY

The 7th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition 2009

Dates

Sun,Nov.8 - Mon,Nov.23, 2009

  • First Stage
    Sun,Nov.8 - Thu,Nov.12, 2009
  • Second Stage
    Fri,Nov.13 - Sun,Nov.15, 2009
  • Third Stage
    Tue,Nov.17 - Wed,Nov.18, 2009
  • Final Stage
    Sat,Nov.21 - Sun,Nov.22, 2009
  • Prizewinners' Concert
    Mon,Nov.23, 2009
Venue
ACT CITY Hamamatsu
Orchestra
Tokyo Symphony Orchestra
Jury
    1. NAKAMURA Hiroko (Chairperson)
    2. Sergey DORENSKY
    3. KIM Daejin
    4. Dominique MERLET
    5. John O’CONOR
    1. Piotr PALECZNY
    2. Sergio PERTICAROLI
    3. Joaquin SORIANO
    4. Warren THOMSON OAM
    1. Arie VARDI
    2. WAKABAYASHI Akira
    3. Fanny WATERMAN DBE
    4. XU Zhong
Eligibility
The Competition is open to pianists born on or after January 1, 1981.
Comissioned Composer
NISHIMURA Akira 「Daydream for Piano」
GONDAI Atsuhiko 「Transient Bell for Piano」
Number of applicants
229 (26 countries and 1 region)
Number of competitors
85 (22 countries and 1 region)

Prizewinners

1st Prize / Mayor of Sapporo Award /
Best Performer of the Japanese Work
CHO Seong-Jin Korea
  • 2nd Prize / Audience Prize Elmar GASANOV Russia
  • 3rd Prize HUH Jae-Weon Korea
  • 4th Prize François DUMONT France
  • 5th Prize KIM Hyun-Jung Korea
  • 6th Prize ANN Soo-Jung Korea
  • Diploma of Outstanding Merit OZAKI Yuhi Japan
  • Best Performer of the Japanese Work Alessandro TAVERNA Italy