The 24 th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth, Szafarnia 2016

20 – 22 May 2016 

INFORMATION

IN THE SECRETARIAT YOU WILL BE GIVEN THE COMPETITION PROGRAM, THE IDENTIFIER AND DINNER VOUCHERS. CHECKING-IN IN OUR SECRETARIAT IS MANDATORY FOR EVERYONE.

PARTICIPANTS

The list of qualified participants of The 24th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth

GROUP I

  1. Eliza Ruffle (Great Britain)
  2. Emilia Dominika Chałupczak (Poland)
  3. Jaroslav Semenov (Russia)
  4. Alicja Szindzielorz (Poland)
  5. Nikol Rogatnikova (Belarus)
  6. Anna Urzędowska (Poland)
  7. Heidi Schuszter (Austria)
  8. Maria Małgorzata Białka (Poland)
  9. Ruochong Cui (China)
  10. Zofia Anna Nowicka (Poland)
  11. Su Ryo Han (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
  12. Filip Pacześny (Poland)
  13. Daphne Delicata (Malta)

GROUP II

  1. Helena Żabska (Poland)
  2. Dennis Cornelius Orkiszewski (Poland)
  3. Jülch Monan (Germany)
  4. Zuzanna Monika Gawrońska (Poland)
  5. Yehor Bakhmut (Ukraine)
  6. Alexandra Adelgeym (Russia)
  7. Zofia Michałowicz (Poland)
  8. Hasan Ignatov (Bulgaria)
  9. Michał Basista (Poland)
  10. Hugo Takahashi (France/Japan)
  11. Rosemarie Skowronski (Austria)
  12. Kacper Kukliński (Poland)
  13. Alica Fomich (Belarus)
  14. Yewon Hong (South Korea)
  15. Yehuda Prokopowicz (Poland)
  16. Anna Shukina (Russia)
  17. Daniel Weroński Falcó (Spain)
  18. Agata Kuczyńska (Poland)
  19. Roman Fediurko (Ukraine)
  20. Sin A Ma (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)
  21. Ibrahim Ignatov (Bulgaria)
  22. Alexandra Chernyshova (Russia)
  23. Julita Emilia Niedzielska (Ukraine)
  24. Adam Zakrzewski (Poland)
  25. Eva-Evgeniya Brazul-Bruszkowskaya (Ukraine/ Russia)
  26. Elizaveta Coroli (Moldova)

GROUP III

  1. Marija Tamkevičiūtė (Lithuania)
  2. Gabriela Aleksandra Murawska (Poland)
  3. Narmina Ismayilova (Azerbaijan)
  4. Michał Maksymilian Oleszak (Poland)
  5. Anastasija Šumskaitė (Lithuania)
  6. Aleksander Krzysztof Opolski (Poland)
  7. Julia Łozowska (Poland)
  8. Tymoteusz Śleziak (Poland)
  9. Nikita Kolodin (Poland/Russia)
  10. Kateryna Kurylko (Ukraine)
  11. Aleksandr Bolotin (Russia)
  12. Franciszka Gabriela Litwin (Poland)
  13. Basel Awwad (Palestina)
  14. Maria Moliszewska (Poland)
  15. Paul Mnatsakanov (United States)
  16. Paweł Jakub Gwóźdź (Poland)

AUDITIONS SCHEDULE

20.05.2016 (Friday) GROUP III

AUDITIONS 09.00 a.m. - 10.45 a.m.

  1. Marija Tamkevičiūtė
  2. Gabriela Aleksandra Murawska
  3. Narmina Ismayilova

BREAK 10.45 a.m. - 11.05 a.m.

AUDITIONS 11.05 a.m. - 12.50 p.m.

  1. Michał Maksymilian Oleszak
  2. Anastasija Šumskaitė
  3. Aleksander Krzysztof Opolski

BREAK 12.05 p.m. - 1.50 p.m.

AUDITIONS 1.50 p.m. - 3.35 p.m.

  1. Julia Łozowska
  2. Tymoteusz Śleziak
  3. Nikita Kolodin

BREAK 3.35 p.m. - 3.55 p.m.

AUDITIONS 3.55 p.m. - 5.40 p.m.

  1. Kateryna Kurylko
  2. Aleksandr Bolotin
  3. Franciszka Gabriela Litwin

BREAK 5.40 p.m. - 5.55 p.m.

AUDITIONS 5.55 p.m. - 7.05 p.m.

  1. Basel Awwad
  2. Maria Moliszewska

BREAK 7.05 p.m. - 7.20 p.m.

AUDITIONS 7.20 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.

  1. Paul Mnatsakanov
  2. Paweł Jakub Gwóźdź

21.05.2016 (Saturday) - GROUP II

AUDITIONS 09.00 a.m. - 10.20 a.m.

  1. Helena Żabska
  2. Dennis Cornelius Orkiszewski
  3. Jülch Monan
  4. Zuzanna Monika Gawrońska

BREAK 10.20 a.m. - 10.45 a.m.

AUDITIONS 10.45 a.m. - 12.05 p.m.

  1. Yehor Bakhmut
  2. Alexandra Adelgeym
  3. Zofia Michałowicz
  4. Hasan Ignatov

BREAK 12.05 p.m. - 12.30 p.m.

AUDITIONS 12.30 p.m. - 1.50 p.m.

  1. Michał Basista
  2. Hugo Takahashi
  3. Rosemarie Skowronski
  4. Kacper Kukliński

BREAK 1.50 p.m. - 2.50 p.m.

AUDITIONS 2.50 p.m. - 4.10 p.m.

  1. Alica Fomich
  2. Yewon Hong
  3. Yehuda Prokopowicz
  4. Anna Shukina

BREAK 4.10 p.m. - 4.35 p.m.

AUDITIONS 4.35 p.m. - 5.55 p.m.

  1. Daniel Weroński Falcó
  2. Agata Kuczyńska
  3. Roman Fediurko
  4. Sin A Ma

BREAK 5.55 p.m. - 6.20 p.m.

AUDITIONS 6.20 p.m. - 7.40 p.m.

  1. Ibrahim Ignatov
  2. Alexandra Chernyshova
  3. Julita Emilia Niedzielska
  4. Adam Zakrzewski

BREAK 7.40 p.m. - 7.55 p.m.

AUDITIONS 7.55 p.m. - 8.35 p.m.

  1. Eva-Evgeniya Brazul-Bruszkowskay
  2. Elizaveta Coroli

22.05.2016 - Sunday

GROUP I

AUDITIONS 09.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.

  1. Eliza Ruffle
  2. Emilia Dominika Chałupczak
  3. Jaroslav Semenov
  4. Alicja Szindzielorz
  5. Nikol Rogatnikova

BREAK 10.00 a.m. - 10.25 a.m.

AUDITIONS 10.25 a.m. - 11.15 a.m.

  1. Anna Urzędowska
  2. Heidi Schuszter
  3. Maria Małgorzata Białka
  4. Ruochong Cui

BREAK 11.15 a.m. - 11.40 a.m.

AUDITIONS 11.40 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.

  1. Zofia Anna Nowicka
  2. Su Ryo Han
  3. Filip Pacześny
  4. Daphne Delicata

DINNER 12.30 p.m. - 01.30 p.m.

*The time of the auditions can be a little bit different than the originally scheduled

PRACTICE SCHEDULE - CONCERT HALL

20.05.2016 (Friday) GROUP III

8.35 a.m. - 08.50 a.m.

  1. Marija Tamkevičiūtė
  2. Gabriela Aleksandra Murawska
  3. Narmina Ismayilova

10.45 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.

  1. Michał Maksymilian Oleszak
  2. Anastasija Šumskaitė
  3. Aleksander Krzysztof Opolski

1.30 p.m. - 1.45 p.m.

  1. Julia Łozowska
  2. Tymoteusz Śleziak
  3. Nikita Kolodin

3.35 p.m. - 3.50 p.m.

  1. Kateryna Kurylko
  2. Aleksandr Bolotin
  3. Franciszka Gabriela Litwin

5.40 p.m. - 5.50 p.m.

  1. Basel Awwad
  2. Maria Moliszewska

7.05 p.m. - 7.15 p.m.

  1. Paul Mnatsakanov
  2. Paweł Jakub Gwóźdź

21.05.2016 (Saturday) - GROUP II

8.30 a.m. - 08.50 a.m.

  1. Helena Żabska
  2. Dennis Cornelius Orkiszewski
  3. Jülch Monan
  4. Zuzanna Monika Gawrońska

10.20 a.m. - 10.40 a.m.

  1. Yehor Bakhmut
  2. Alexandra Adelgeym
  3. Zofia Michałowicz
  4. Hasan Ignatov

12.05 p.m. - 12.35 p.m.

  1. Michał Basista
  2. Hugo Takahashi
  3. Rosemarie Skowronski
  4. Kacper Kukliński

2.25 p.m. - 2.45 p.m.

  1. Alica Fomich
  2. Yewon Hong
  3. Yehuda Prokopowicz
  4. Anna Shukina

4.10 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.

  1. Daniel Weroński Falcó
  2. Agata Kuczyńska
  3. Roman Fediurko
  4. Sin A Ma

5.55 p.m. - 6.15 p.m.

  1. Ibrahim Ignatov
  2. Alexandra Chernyshova
  3. Julita Emilia Niedzielska
  4. Adam Zakrzewski

7.40 p.m. - 7.50 p.m.

  1. Eva-Evgeniya Brazul-Bruszkowskaya
  2. Elizaveta Coroli

22.05.2016 (Sunday) GROUP I

8.30 a.m. - 08.55 a.m.

  1. Eliza Ruffle
  2. Emilia Dominika Chałupczak
  3. Jaroslav Semenov
  4. Alicja Szindzielorz
  5. Nikol Rogatnikova

10.00 a.m. - 10.20 a.m.

  1. Anna Urzędowska
  2. Heidi Schuszter
  3. Maria Małgorzata Białka
  4. Ruochong Cui

11.15 a.m. - 11.35 p.m.

  1. Zofia Anna Nowicka
  2. Su Ryo Han
  3. Filip Pacześny
  4. Daphne Delicata

*The time of the practice can be a little bit different than the originally scheduled

PRACTICE SCHEDULE - PIANO

20.05.2016 (Friday) GROUP III

ROOM NO. 1
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Marija Tamkevičiūtė
9.45 a.m. - 10.45 a.m. Michał Maksymilian Oleszak
12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m.Julia Łozowska
2.35 p.m. - 3.35 p.m.Kateryna Kurylko
4.40 p.m. - 5.40 p.m.Basel Awwad
6.05 p.m. - 7.05 p.m.Paul Mnatsakanov

ROOM NO. 2
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Gabriela Aleksandra Murawska
9.45 a.m. - 10.45 a.m. Anastasija Šumskaitė
12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. Tymoteusz Śleziak
2.35 p.m. - 3.35 p.m. Aleksandr Bolotin
4.40 p.m. - 5.40 p.m. Maria Moliszewska
6.05 p.m. - 7.05 p.m. Paweł Jakub Gwóźdź

ROOM NO. 3
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Narmina Ismayilova
9.45 a.m. - 10.45 a.m. Aleksander Krzysztof Opolski
12.30 p.m. - 1.30 p.m. Nikita Kolodin
2.35 p.m. - 3.35 p.m. Franciszka Gabriela Litwin

 

21.05.2016 (Saturday) - GROUP II

ROOM NO. 1
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Helena Żabska
9.20 a.m. - 10.20 a.m. Yehor Bakhmut
11.05 a.m.- 12.05 p.m. Michał Basista
1.25 p.m. - 2.25 p.m. Alica Fomich
3.10 p.m. - 4.10 p.m. Daniel Weroński Falcó
4.55 p.m. - 5.55 p.m. Ibrahim Ignatov
6.40 p.m. - 7.40 p.m. Eva-Evgeniya Brazul-Bruszkowskaya

ROOM NO. 2
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Dennis Cornelius Orkiszewski
9.20 a.m. - 10.20 a.m. Alexandra Adelgeym
11.05 a.m.- 12.05 p.m. Hugo Takahashi
1.25 p.m. - 2.25 p.m. Yewon Hong
3.10 p.m. - 4.10 p.m. Agata Kuczyńska
4.55 p.m. - 5.55 p.m. Alexandra Chernyshova
6.40 p.m. - 7.40 p.m. Elizaveta Coroli

ROOM NO. 3
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Jülch Monan
9.20 a.m. - 10.20 a.m. Zofia Michałowicz
11.05 a.m.- 12.05 p.m. Rosemarie Skowronski
1.25 p.m. - 2.25 p.m. Yehuda Prokopowicz
3.10 p.m. - 4.10 p.m. Roman Fediurko
4.55 p.m. - 5.55 p.m. Julita Emilia Niedzielska

ROOM NO. 4
7.30 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Zuzanna Monika Gawrońska
9.20 a.m. - 10.20 a.m. Hasan Ignatov
11.05 a.m.- 12.05 p.m. Kacper Kukliński
1.25 p.m. - 2.25 p.m. Anna Shukina
3.10 p.m. - 4.10 p.m. Sin A Ma
4.55 p.m. - 5.55 p.m. Adam Zakrzewski

22.05.2016 (Sunday) GROUP I

ROOM NO. 1
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Eliza Ruffle
9.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Anna Urzędowska
10.45 a.m.- 11.15 a.m. Zofia Anna Nowicka

ROOM NO. 2
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Emilia Dominika Chałupczak
9.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Heidi Schuszter
10.45 a.m.- 11.15 a.m. Su Ryo Han

ROOM NO. 3
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Jaroslav Semenov
9.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Maria Małgorzata Białka
10.45 a.m.- 11.15 a.m. Filip Pacześny

ROOM NO. 4
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Alicja Szindzielorz
9.30 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Ruochong Cui
10.45 a.m.- 11.15 a.m. Daphne Delicata

ROOM NO. 5
8.00 a.m. - 8.30 a.m. Nikol Rogatnikova

*The time of the practice can be a little bit different than the originally scheduled


Piano practices in Toruń and Golub-Dobrzyń

There is a possibility of additional piano practices in Toruń and Golub-Dobrzyń from 19th to 21th May.

Toruń
19 May (Thursday) 8.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m.
20 May (Friday) 8.00 a.m. - 8.00 p.m
21 May (Saturday) 8.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Zespół Szkół Muzycznych im. Karola Szymanowskiego
ul. Szosa Chełmińska 224/226
87-100 Toruń
tel. (+48) 56 612 24 10
If necessery please contact the school office.

Golub-Dobrzyń

19 May (Thursday) 2.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
20 May (Friday) 2.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.
21 May (Saturday) 2.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m.

Zespół Szkół Nr 3
Konopnickiej 15
87-400 Golub-Dobrzyń
tel. 53 53 53 977


Recommended hotels in Toruń:


Bus timetables

The organizer provides free transport for all participants and their companions from Toruń (Plac Teatralny 2) to the place of auditions - to Chopin Centre in Szafarnia and back.

FRIDAY 20 MAY
Toruń → Szafarnia – 11.00 a.m. (Golub-Dobrzyń 11.45 a.m.)
Szafarnia → Toruń – around 9.00 p.m.

SATURDAY 21 MAY
Toruń → Szafarnia – 08.00 a.m. (Golub-Dobrzyń 8.45 a.m.)
Toruń → Szafarnia – 12.00 p.m. (Golub-Dobrzyń 12.45 p.m.)
Szafarnia → Toruń – around 3.00 p.m.
Szafarnia → Toruń – around 9.00 p.m.

SUNDAY 22 MAY
Toruń → Szafarnia – 8.00 a.m. (Golub-Dobrzyń 8.45 a.m.)
Szafarnia → Toruń – around 2.00 p.m.


Dinners:

The Organizer provides the participant and one assistant a hot meal each day of auditions in the Chopin Centre in Szafarnia.
Dinner will be issued:
on Friday (20.05) from 1.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
on Saturday (21.05) from 1.00 p.m. to 3.30 p.m.
on Sunday (22.05) from 12.30 p.m. to 2.00 p.m.


REGULATIONS


Prizes

Monetary prizes:

Age Group I:
1st Prize 1500 €
2nd Prize 1000 €
3rd Prize 700 €

Age Groups II and III:

1st Prize 2000 €
2nd Prize 1500 €
3rd Prize 1000 €

Additional prizes:

  • The Music Conservatory of P. Sarasate in Pamplona (Spain) prize. Concert in Pamplona.
  • The Prize of the Consul of the Republic of Poland in Navarra, Basque Country and La Rioja Angela Telleche Goyen.
  • The Award of the Music Academy’s Rector in Bydgoszcz in the character of half recital at the academy legal address.
  • The Award of the Györg Ferenczy Foundation in Budapest for the best performance of a Fryderyk Chopin performance and an invitation to Hungary.
  • The Award of the artistic director of Chopins Festival in Nohant, Yves’a Henry.
  • The Award of the Chopin w Ogrodzie Sztuk Foundation.
  • The Award of the ThyssenKrupp Energostal for the best performance of Fryderyk Chopin’s work.
  • The Award of the Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina. Concert in Żelazowa Wola.
  • The Award of Marta and Łukasz Barczyńscy.

Contact

(Tuesday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm):
Polish: 00 48 56 682 79 30
English: 00 48 668 494 325
konkurs@szafarnia.art.pl


 

SCHEDULE

May 19th 2016 / 6.00 p.m.
INAUGURATION

Fermin Bernetxea – piano

Programme:
Fryderyk Chopin
(1810-1849)
Waltz in  E major op. posth.
Waltz in E flat major op. posth.
Watz in A flat major op. posth.
Marcial Del Adalid (1826-1881)
Improvisación (A la memoria de Federico Chopin)
Santiago De Masarnau (1805-1882)
Prelude
Juan Maria Guelbenzu (1819-1886)        
Mazurka
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Nocturne in C sharp minor op. 27 no. 1
Nocturne in D flat major op. 27 no. 2

* * *

Padre Donostia (1886-1956)
Cantando a la luz de la luna
Oñazez
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Impromptu in A flat major op. 29
Enrique Granados (1867-1916)
Mazurka  (de “Escenas Románticas”)
Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909)
Mallorca (“Barcarola”)
Fryderyk Chopin (1810-1849)
Impromptu in G flat major op. 51

Grand Hall of  The Artus Court Cultural Centre in Toruń, Rynek Staromiejski 6
Free entry!

Fermin Bernetxea

Fermin Bernetxea, studied in Spain and at Hartford University (USA) with Luiz de Moura Castro. He received the Award to The Best Interpreter of Contemporary Music in The Xavier Montsalvatge International Piano Competition and merit award in The Paranov Performance Competition (USA). He has participated in the most relevant music festivals in Spain such as ENSEMS, Alicante, Madrid, San Sebastián, Zaragoza, Valencia and others cities. Also he has played recitals in Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Colombia, Portugal, France, Georgia and United States. He acts as a guest artist with the Brodsky Quartet, bassist Robert Black, The Hartt Contemporary Players, Young Orchestra Pablo Sarasate and Symphony Band of Aragón. In the year 2010 he is invited by The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia, to participate in the events of the Bicentenary. He has made recordings for the main national, American and Portugal radio stations as well as recordings for TV and recording labels such as CRI (New York, USA) and Ars Incógnita (Spain). The american and spanish composers have dedicated their pieces for him. Has participated as a jury member in international competitions. He is currently a faculty member of The Pablo Sarasate Conservatory in Pamplona and he continues to develop his concert career playing concerts and master class.


 May 20th  2016 / 09.00 a.m. – 8.30 p.m.
AUDITIONS III GROUP

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!


May 21th 2016 / 09.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
AUDITIONS II GROUP

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!


May 22th 2016 / 09.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
AUDITIONS I GROUP

The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia
Free entry!


May 22th 2016 / 05.00 p.m.
PRIZEWINNERS’ CONCERT

Grand Hall of  The Artus Court Cultural Centre in Toruń, Rynek Staromiejski 6
Free entry!

JURORS

Jury members:
Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń (Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland)
Fermin Bernetxea (Conservatory of Music in Pamplona, Spain)
Izabella Darska Havasi (György Ferenczy Foundation in Budapest, Hungary)
Martin von der Heydt (Hochschule für Künste Bremen, Germany)
Maria Murawska (Music Academy in Bydgoszcz, Poland)
Andrzej Tatarski (Music Academy in Poznan, Poland)

Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń

Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń, a Polish pianist of Bulgarian origin. Graduated with distinctions from a class conducted by professor Zbigniew Śliwiński in the State High School of Music (presently Academy of Music) in Gdańsk. She did her postgraduate studies in Hochschule für Musik und darsteilende Kunst in Vienna in a class conducted by professor Alexander Jenner. She participated in master courses conducted by Susanne Roch, Dieter Zechlin and Georgy Seboka. Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń gives concerts in Poland and abroad. She is a co-founder of the Association of Music Lovers, which holds high level chamber music concerts and Musica nos unit International Festival. She was awarded with a medal of the Commission of National Education and in 2005 with Gloria Artis medal and the Officer’s Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. Presently she is a piano professor in the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz. She is invited to conduct master courses in Poland and abroad, seminars for piano teachers and open lessons and consultations. She cooperates with the Centre of Artistic Education in Warsaw. She has been a jury member for numerous Polish and foreign competitions. Her students receive best awards in piano competitions in Poland and abroad, gave numerous concerts and some of them are successful in teaching in Poland and abroad. Her students include, among others, Ewa Jasińska, Krzysztof Herdzin, Rafał Blechacz, Michio Nishihara Toro, Takayuki Hirata and Paweł Wakarecy.

Fermin Bernetxea

Fermin Bernetxea, studied in Spain and at Hartford University (USA) with Luiz de Moura Castro. He received the Award to The Best Interpreter of Contemporary Music in The Xavier Montsalvatge International Piano Competition and merit award in The Paranov Performance Competition (USA). He has participated in the most relevant music festivals in Spain such as ENSEMS, Alicante, Madrid, San Sebastián, Zaragoza, Valencia and others cities. Also he has played recitals in Belgium, Switzerland, Poland, Colombia, Portugal, France, Georgia and United States. He acts as a guest artist with the Brodsky Quartet, bassist Robert Black, The Hartt Contemporary Players, Young Orchestra Pablo Sarasate and Symphony Band of Aragón. In the year 2010 he is invited by The Chopin Centre in Szafarnia, to participate in the events of the Bicentenary. He has made recordings for the main national, American and Portugal radio stations as well as recordings for TV and recording labels such as CRI (New York, USA) and Ars Incógnita (Spain). The american and spanish composers have dedicated their pieces for him. Has participated as a jury member in international competitions. He is currently a faculty member of The Pablo Sarasate Conservatory in Pamplona and he continues to develop his concert career playing concerts and master class.

Izabella Darska Havasi

Izabella Darska Havasi, a graduate of the National Higher School of Music in Poznan (presently the I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music). She worked as a piano teacher in the Higher School of Ballet, the Z. Kodály Choir School, the F. Liszt Academy of Music and the King St. Stephen’s 2nd Grade Academy of Music in Budapest. She is a founder and artistic instructor of the György Ferenczy’s Foundation in Budapest. Since 2009 Izabella Darska Havasi has been a member of the International Federation of Chopin Societies. She organises Polish and international Chopin competitions, concerts, courses and other events connected with Chopin’s issues. She is a music teacher and lecturer in theory of music in the TIT Cultural and Educational Institute in Budapest. As a solo pianist, chamber pianist and accompanist she performed in Poland, Austria, Switzerland, Romania, Germany and Hungary. She has been a member of Polish and international piano competitions for many years. In 2004 she was decorated with the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. She was granted a diploma of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and Arts for her outstanding teacher’s work and a diploma granted by Bogdan Zdrojewski, a Minister of Culture and National Heritage for her outstanding contribution to the Chopin Year.

Martin von der Heydt
 

Martin von der Heydt studied piano at the Folkwang-Hochschule Essen (Germany) with Prof. Till Engel. In addition, masterclasses with Vitaly Margulis, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Jean-Philippe Collard and Leonard Stein. Martin von der Heydt’s repertoire encompasses all epochs from Renaissance music to most recent compositions, and comprises standard works as well as many rarities. In 1999, he co-founded the e-mex ensemble, an instrumental group entirely devoted to the performance of contemporary works. Among the numerous internationally renowned composers with whom he worked are: Henri Pousseur, Juan Allende-Blin, Aribert Reimann, Christobál Halffter, Volker Heyn, Akira Nishimura, In-Sun Cho, Michael Denhoff, Jia Guoping, Sidney Corbett, Karin Haußmann, along with distinguished composers of the younger generation. Von der Heydt has won several prizes at international piano competitions. He performed in the important music centres in Germany as well as in many European countries, the USA, Brazil, Chile, China, Korea and Japan. His concerts have been broadcasted by the WDR Cologne, Deutschlandfunk, SWF Stuttgart and Deutschland Radio Berlin. Since 2001, he has held a teaching post at the Folkwang University in Essen and has given piano masterclasses and workshops at German and international music universities including Beijing, Seoul and Tokyo. Since November 2011, he has been teaching a piano class at the Hochschule fuer Kuenste Bremen.

Maria Murawska
  

Maria Murawska initially studied in the National Higher School of Music in Poznan in a class conducted by Olga Ilwicka-Dąbrowska and, then, in the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz in a class of Professor Jerzy Godziszewski. She improved her piano skills abroad in Weimar under the supervision of Ludwig Hoff man and as a trainee supervised by Wiera Nosina in the Russian Academy of Music. Following graduation from her studies in the Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz, she started to teach in her Alma Mater, where, between 1999 and 2005, she acted as a deputy rector for educational matters and, between 2005 and 2012, she was a rector of the Academy. In 2003 she was granted a title of professor of musical arts by the President of the Republic of Poland. She gives solo piano and chamber orchestra concerts in Poland and abroad. Maria Murawska sits on juries of numerous Polish and international competitions. She is a member of the Association of Polish Musicians, the I. J. Paderewski Musical Society in Bydgoszcz, where she has been a vice-president since 2001. She was decorated with the Silver Cross of Merit, Golden Cross of Merit and the Gloria Artis Silver Medal, a Medal awarded by the President of Bydgoszcz and a Medal awarded by the Mayor of Bydgoszcz. She also received awards from the Marshal of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Province and Rector of the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Bydgoszcz.

Andrzej Tatarski
  

Andrzej Tatarski completed his piano studies and graduated with distinctions from a class of Professor Olga Ilwicka-Dąbrowska of the Academy of Music in Poznan. He improved his piano skills during his postgraduate studies under the supervision of Professor Vlado Perlemuter in Paris. He has been conducting his artistic activities as a solo and chamber pianist for years. Andrzej Tatarski has performed in countries of Europe, America and Asia. He participates in renowned music festivals such as the Poznan Musical Spring, Warsaw Autumns, Karol Szymanowski’s Music Days in Zakopane, Wratislavia Cantans, Festival of Polish Piano Music in Słupsk, Festival of Polish Contemporary Music in Wroclaw and International Chopin Festival in Duszniki. He made a lot of first performances of contemporary works of Polish composers. His artistic works included numerous archival records for Polish and foreign radio stations, records and television and fi lm performances. The artist sits on juries of Polish and international piano concerts such as, among others, the Polish Chopin Competition held in Warsaw, the Ignacy Jan Paderewski International Competition held in Bydgoszcz and International Competition of Piano Duets held in Bialystok. He lectures during master courses in Poland and abroad. He was also a head of the Chamber Music Chair and Piano Chair in the I. J. Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan, where he has conducted a piano class for many years.

PATRONAT

Honorary patronage:

MEDIA

VIDEO RECORDINGS FROM AUDITIONS - GROUP 1

VIDEO RECORDINGS FROM AUDITIONS - GROUP 2

VIDEO RECORDINGS FROM AUDITIONS - GROUP 3

PRIZE WINNERS CONCERT

 

PHOTO GALLERY:

PRIZE WINNERS CONCERT

GROUP I

GROUP II

GROUP III

INAUGURATION

PRIZEWINNERS

I GROUP
I prize:  Ruochong Cui (China)
II prize: Su Ryo Han (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
III prize: Anna Urzędowska (Poland)
Distinctions:
Daphne Delicata (Malta)
Eliza Ruffle (Great Britain)

 

II GROUP
I prize:  Sin A Ma (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea)
II prize:  Hasan Ignatov (Bulgaria)
II prize: Kacper Kukliński (Poland)
Distinctions:
Daniel Weroński Falcó (Spain)
Roman Fediurko (Ukraine)
Ibrahim Ignatov (Bulgaria)
Monan Jülch (Germany)
Adam Zakrzewski (Poland)

 

III GROUP
I prize: Aleksandr Bolotin (Russia)
II prize: Julia Łozowska (Poland)
III prize: Paul Mnatsakanov (United States)
Distinctions:
Narmina Ismayilova (Azerbaijan)
Maria Moliszewska (Poland)

 

SPECIAL AWARD:

  • GRAND PRIX The prize of ThyssenKrupp Energostal.
     SIN A MA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA)

 

  • The Music Conservatory of Pablo Sarasate in Pamplona (Spain) prize. Concert in Pamplona.
    KACPER KUKLIŃSKI (POLAND)

 

  • The Award of the Narodowy Instytut Fryderyka Chopina.
    JULIA ŁOZOWSKA (POLAND)
    KACPER KUKLIŃSKI (POLAND)
    ADAM ZAKRZEWSKI (POLAND)
    ANNA URZĘDOWSKA (POLAND)

 

  • The Award of the Chopin w Ogrodzie Sztuk Foundation.
    SU RYO HAN ( DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA)

 

  • The Award of Transbruk Barczyńscy from Pigża.
    HASAN IGNATOV (BULGARIA)

 

  • The Prize of the Consul of the Republic of Poland in Navarra, Basque Country and La Rioja Angela Telleche Goyena. Concert in Pamplona.
    ANNA URZĘDOWSKA (POLAND)

 

  • The Award of the Györg Ferenczy Foundation in Budapest for the best performance of a Fryderyk Chopin performance and an invitation to Hungary.
    SIN A MA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA)
    HASAN IGNATOV (BULGARIA)

 

  • The Award of the Music Academy’s Rector in Bydgoszcz in the character of half recital at the academy legal address.
    JULIA ŁOZOWSKA (POLAND)

 

  • The Award of the artistic director of Chopin’s Festival in Nohant, Yves’a Henry.
    ALEKSANDR BOLOTIN (RUSSIA)
    SIN A MA (DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA)
    RUOCHONG CUI (CHINA)

 

  • Prize for the youngest participant.
    HEIDI SCHUSZTER (AUSTRIA)

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