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International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists #2458169
09/09/15 11:56 AM
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This is the link:
http://www.konkurs.amator.chopin.pl/zakwalifikowani.php

It's happening right now at Warsaw, Poland. They are going to announce the candidates who make to Stage II very soon. Too bad there is no streaming for performances. I know quite a few people competing this time. Best luck to everyone!

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Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458196
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There are many known names that I would guess who would make to the second stage:

Alexandre Bodak
Michael Cheung
Henri Delbeau
Robert Finley
Matthias Fischer
Johannes Gaechter
Roseanna Wen-yee Ho
Scot King
Vincent Letourmy
Iona Luke
Dominic Piers Smith
Thomas Prat
Anne-Marie Rouchon-Larue
Michael Slavin
Geoffroy Vauthier
Eberhard Zagrosek







Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458262
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Official list for Stage II:

1. Mr Florent Albrecht
2. Mr Alexandre Bodak
3. Mr Gérard de Botton
4. Mr Michael Cheung
5. Mr Henri Delbeau
6. Mr Ye Feng
7. Mr Matthias Fischer
8. Mr Kazuteru Hatanaka
9. Ms Roseanna Wen-yee Ho
10. Ms Shoko Horita
11. Mr Scot King
12. Ms Iona Luke
13. Mr Dominic Piers Smith
14. Mr Thomas Prat
15. Ms Yue Qi
16. Mr Michael Slavin
17. Ms Anna Maria Stachuła
18. Mr Geoffroy Vauthier
19. Mr Anqui Wang
20. Mr Eberhard Zagrosek
21. Ms Emanuela Zaharia-Donici

Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458567
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The list of finalists is out!


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Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458580
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Finalists:

1. Mr Michael Cheung
2. Mr Ye Feng
3. Mr Kazuteru Hatanaka
4. Ms Shoko Horita
5. Mr Dominic Piers Smith
6. Mr Thomas Prat
7. Mr Michael Slavin
8. Ms Anna Maria Stachuła

Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458581
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So it seems to be between Michael Cheung and Dominic Piers Smith.

Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458612
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Ahhh...Do you know of Michael Slavin?? He is for sure in the equation.


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Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458918
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Final Result:

1st prize: Michael Slavin U.S.A. (also best Chopin Prize)
2nd prize: Michael Cheung Canada
3rd prize: Dominic Piers Smith Great Britain

Congratulations to all.

Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2458954
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Yesss! Michael Slavin is an amazing Chopin player.


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Re: International Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists [Re: Midlife_Piano] #2461003
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Will there be a 4th one in 2018?


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