The International Piano Competition “Samson François”
On Piano Kawai
The 1st edition of the International Samson François piano competition was held from July 3 to 6. No less than 120 candidates were auditioned for this first edition. They had the pleasure of playing on a Shigeru Kawai concert piano at the Hippodrome de la Côte d’Azur in Cagnes-sur-mer.
You will find below the winners and the jury of this event.
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The Winners :
1st Prize, awarded unanimously by the jury
The additional Awards
Cesari prize, for the interpretation of Barcarolle by Antoine Cesari
Special mentions from the jury, accompanied by concerts
Elžbieta Liepa Dvarionaitė – Lithuania
The Jury :
Olga Monakh, Ukraine / Germany (president of the jury)
Julia Mustonen-Dahlkvist, Sweden