Montreux Piano Competition

Peter Hum of Ottawa has a good piece with Youtube clips about the Montreux jazz piano competition .

1st Prize (Shared) – Beka Gochiashvili (13 year old from Georgia)

1st Prize (Shared) – Isfar Sarabsky (Azerbaijan)

2nd Prize – Franz Von Chossy (Germany)

Encouragement Prize – Claude Diallo (Switzerland)

Encouragement Prize – Kuba Pluzek (Poland)

Public Prize – Isfar Sarabsky (Azerbaijan)

Hum also lists the judges….

And if lifting the lid on pianos or piano competitions is your thing, try this from the New York Times courtesy of Jessica Duchen’s blog.

After which you’ll need some Swiss mountain air (above).

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