2019 Olga Kern International Piano Competition

2019 Candidates Announced

The results are in!

For the last 2 months our selection panel has been listening to a many strong applications of talented pianists from all over the world. They have picked the following 27 participants to come to the beautiful land of enchantment for the week-long competition.

The list of participants are:

  • Jeanne Amiele, Canada, 29 years old
  • Hwa Young An, S.Korea, 32 years old
  • Sergei Belyavskiy, Russia, 26 years old
  • Young Sun Choi, S.Korea, 26 years old
  • Federico Gad Crema, Italy, 20 years old
  • Willem Petrus DeBeer, S.Africa, 27 years old
  • James Fenwick, USA, 25 years old
  • Nejc Kamplet, Slovenia, 23 years old
  • Simon Karakulidi, Russia, 22 years old
  • Elizaveta Kliuchereva, Russia, 20 years old
  • Richard Octaviano Kogima, Brazil, 29 years old
  • Aaron Kurz, USA, 24 years old
  • Hyuk Lee, S.Korea, 19 years old
  • Narae Lee, S.Korea, 29 years old
  • Nikita Lukinov, Russia, 21 years old
  • Kanji Miura, Japan, 26 years old
  • Irina Morozova, Russia, 21 years old
  • Kirill Prokopov, Russia, 27 years old
  • Criatian Sandrin, Romania, 26 years old
  • Tetiana Shafran, Ukraine, 30 years old
  • Connie Kim-Sheng, USA, 28 years old
  • Qilin Sun, China, 23 years old
  • Daniel Tselyakiv, Canada / Israel, 27 years old
  • Rolando Valdes, Mexico, 29 years old
  • John Wilson, USA, 31 years old
  • Victoria Wong, Canada / Hong Kong, 22 years old
  • Rui Xu, China, 23 years old

5 RUNNERS-UP:

  • Ivan Basic, Serbia, 23 years old
  • Edwin Kim, USA, 31 years old
  • Darya Kiseleva, Russia, 30 years old
  • Georgiana Pletea, Romania, 26 years old
  • Xiaopei Xu, China, 29 years old