Alexander Gadjiev Wins 2021 Competition It's official, the winners of the 2021 Sydney International Online Piano Competition have been revealed! Congratulations to Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev, who has been crowned the winner of the Ernest Hutcheson First Prize, as well as awarded a further six prizes.
WELCOME Welcome to July's Opus: The time has come! With the 2021 Online Competition launching this evening, we’ve chosen to keep this issue short and sweet! Rather than reading, let’s get started watching our 32 young virtuosos from 12 different nationalities, hand selected from a pool of over 285 applications, showcase their incredible musical skills.
Dear Friends, I am absolutely thrilled to let you know about a the latest initiative we have at The Sydney – Composing The Future.
Where in the world are you now? What’s going on? Yu: I’m in Salzburg, Austria, where I have been studying at the Mozarteum University.
Where in the world are you now? How have you been using this time while not performing and staying at home? Tony: I’ve been back in Sydney for a few months now and strangely enough, this has been the longest period of time I’ve been home in years.
Where in the world are you now? What’s going on? Dinara: I'm now in London.
By Ara Vartoukian OAM | Director & Concert Technician | Theme & Variations Piano Services Walking through the forest and looking at the wood is the first step in the long journey from tree to piano.
Many Sydney-siders will know Dr Nicholas Milton as the Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra and Choir – a position he has held since 2001.
Like her stage persona, Olga Kern’s career sparkles with incredible competition wins and performances with international orchestras and artists.
How are you using this time of social distancing and venue lockdowns? Taken up anything new? Learning new works? Kevin Chow: I have been using this extra time to learn new repertoire such as various works of Bach and Prokofiev.