International Competition Piano Val de Travers 2021 – Results

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March 1

The prize winners of the Piano Neuchâtel Val de Travers Competition 2021 have been announced. All the participants were divided into 3 different categories distinguished for the age of the participants.

Despite the pandemic, the organisers were able to continue the tradition of this amazing event and make the competition a fruitful event for the young musicians. “Piano Neuchâtel -Val de Travers” Competition, was streamed online and the videos of the competition will be available soon. This new modality gave the opportunity to many people from all over the world to watch the rounds of the competition.

“It was a very exciting experience for the 4th edition of the international competition “Piano Neuchâtel -Val de Travers”. 3800 online auditors were with us this weekend between 27-28 February 2021 and listened to auditions of our young talents.”, words that the director of the competition Katja Avdeeva wrote on social media.

As a result, in Category A (untill 12 y.o.) Pei Lin Oisin Pu (Ireland) received the GRAND PRIX, Oleksandr Fediurko (Ukraine), Anna Pavlova (Russia), Sona Tamura (Austria) received 1st PRIZE Ex-aequo, Rawan Albehbehani (Kuwait), Maria Belokopytova (Russia), Klėja Kašubaitė (Lithuania) received the 2nd PRIZE Ex-aequo, Kaja Kašubaitė (Lithuania), Maddox Marsollek (Germany), Nao Adèle Murai (Japan) received the 3rd PRIZE Ex-aequo. Stella Keller (Germany), Eva Wang (Austria), Yuewen Yin (Netherlands) where the DIPLOMATS.  Oleksandr Fediurko (Ukraine) received a special prize for the best performance of a virtuoso piece. Rawan Albehbehani (Kuwait) received a special prize for the best performance of a Classic piece. Anna Pavlova (Russia) received a special prize for the best performance of a Baroque piece. Nao Adèle Murai (Japan) received a special prize for the best performance of a Romantic piece. Maria Belokopytova
(Russia) and Sona Tamura (Austria) received a special prize for the best performance of a Contemporary piece.

As a result, in Category B (12-15 y.o.) Chiara Bleve (Italy) Monica Zhang (Italy) received the 2nd PRIZE, Kristina Malakhova (Russia) and Salome Pilgram (Switzerland) received the 3rd PRIZE. Nadav Ein-Gal (Israel), Sophia Lewerenz (Germany), Tigaret Mihai-Alexandru (Romania) received the DIPLOMA, Chiara Bleve (Italy) received the “Coup de cœur” award and Tigaret Mihai-Alexandru (Romania) received the Special Audience Price.

As a result, in Category C (16-25 y.o.) Angel Stanislav Wang (United States) received the 1st PRIZE, Novak Defrance (France) received the 2nd PRIZE and Xinyue Gao (China) received the 3rd PRIZE. Xuhua Yun (China) and Elia Cecino (Italy) received the DIPLOMA. Xinyue Gao (China) received the EMCY Prize, Xuhua Yun (China) received the Jean-Philippe Bauermeister prize and Victoria Chikalkina (Russia) received the Special Audience Prize.

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