♫ 2015 ♫

2015 13th Washington International Piano Artists Competition Results

Highlights Page for Photos & Recordings
(as availalble)

$2,000 grand prize & debut recital in DC at Kosciuszko Foundation, DC, TBA

& inviation to participation in the WINNERS’ GRAND PRIX CONCERT April, 2016--- goes to

FIRST PRIZE WINNER Michael Cheung

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
Jospeph Liu

THIRD PRIZE WINNER
Andy Liao

SPECIAL AWARDS:  Best performances for………

BACH -  Max Sung
Prelude & Fugue in A-flat Major, BWV 862

BEETHOVEN - Joseph Liu
Sonata in A Major, Op. 101

CHOPIN – Michael Cheung
Polonaise-Fantasy

RAVEL – Joseph Liu
Jeau d'eau

BAROQUE –
Michael Cheung
Ramau Gavotte & 6 Doubles

CONTEMPORARY –
Miriam Berro
Ginastera 3 Danzas Argentina

CLASSICAL - 
Utako Tanigawa Sonata
Haydn Sonata in C minor HOB:XVI:20

ROMANTIC  - 
Lara Fesdekjian
Chopin Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

MOST IMAGINATIVE
PROGRAMMING
Judy Darst

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Click on our HIGHLIGHTS PAGE for RECORDINGS OF WIPAC CONCERTS AND COMPETITION FINALS FROM LAST YEAR; 2015 Posted as Available

CDs are available for all WIPAC events
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further information

All information subject to change
WIPAC
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  WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION

(Last Revision: August 3, 2015 ; all competition events subject to change)

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For the benefit of the general public, WIPAC invites you and your friends to a very special event, The Washington International Piano Artists Competition, in Washington, DC, held late July and into August, annually

Locations for the competition's various rounds are announced below in Competitions, Locations and Travel Information. This information is good for local and out of state public attendance, and also useful to visiting competitors as well.

The Final Round of the Competition is followed by an Award Ceremony and Celebratory Dinner. With your support this will be, as it has been for 13 years, one of the great summer events in Washington, DC.

WIPAC solicits membership donations in support of its mission and this competition, and relies heavily on public support to achieve its mission. Your donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Please be generous.

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THE THIRTEENTH WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION
WAS HELD JULY 29 - AUGUST 2, 2015

2015 WIPAC International Piano Artists Competition Guidelines and Application Forms (pdf)

2015 WIPAC International Piano Artists Competition Guildelines and Aplication Forms (doc)

COMPETITION LOCATIONS, DIRECTIONS, & TRAVEL INFORMATION (2015 Season)
(This File will be updated as venues are updated. GWU is home base for the competition's initial rounds)

 

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LIST OF PAST WINNERS OF
THE WIPAC WASHINGTON INTERNATIONAL PIANO ARTISTS COMPETITION


1-2003 Paul Romero
2-2004 Jim Allison
3-2005 Henri Delbeau
4-2006 Christopher Shih
5-2007 Jelena Vladikovic
6-2008 Vincent Schmithorst
7-2009 Tzu-Feng Liu
8-2010 Viscount Thurston
9-2011 Ali Mushtaq
10-2012 Keng Siong Sim
11-2013 Matthias Fischer
12-2014 Michael Slavin
13-2015 Michael Cheung

LINK TO HIGHLIGHTS, PHOTOS, PROGRAMS, RECORDINGS OF LIVE PERFORMANCES

 

COMPLETE WIPAC PIANO 13th COMPETITION PROGRAM
(cover page excluded)

FESTIVALDC.COM Coverage of FINAL ROUND BY HENRY & LISA POLGAR

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