The complete list of prize winners can be downloaded here (PDF): FEURICH Wettbewerb Winners 2018
Jury member Christian Kliber after the gala concert.
In the final round of the 3rd International FEURICH Competition for piano, voice, chamber music and composition we experiences amazing talents.
72 finalists from 21 countries––from Europe to Australia, from Japan to Tajikistan––have shown that music is the universal language of out world. Also age had no limits: This year pianists from the age of 4 up to 65 years took part.
And these were the categories in which they could shine:
- Piano solo und Duo
- Violin solo
- in addition new categories like composition and contemporary music
- and as highlight the Elena Cobb Star Prize
Taking part in the FEURICH Competition on one hand shall be a celebration of music and simply give pleasure, on the other hand be a springboard for all those who want to make a name in the world of music.
FEURICH not only is the initiator of the competition, but also provides prize money in a total amount of 5,000 Euro for young musicians.
Another supporter is Prayner Conservatory, which opened the wonderfull Ehrbaar Hall for the final gala concert. Thank you so much!
Special thanks must also go to our constant and our new partners, who support us with prize money and invitations to concert performances:
- Amsterdam „Klassik opt amstelfeld“ (The Netherlands)
- Stage4kids Hamburg (Germany)
- Vytaskoe competition (Russia)
- Elena Cobb Star Prize Festival (London)
- Cultural Gardens Festival of Cleveland (USA)
- Spivakov fondation (Moscow)
- Chamber Music Open Air Festival (Sanct Petersburg)
Responsible for the organization of the competition was Elena Tolstykh, director of music school Spielstatt, and the host of the gala evening was Austrian actor Michael Dangl. Both have done a perfect job!
Music means passion and pure emotion. The technique plays only a supporting role. Therefore we focus on the unique artistic expression. Among all amazing performances this year two talents convinced the jury. The Grand Prize 2018 went to Vitaly Petrov (Russia) and Kiron Atom Tellian (Austria).
Congratulations to all prize winners!