In recent years students of the International Piano Academy Lake Como have garnered an impressive number of international awards. One must not forget that our academy has only seven students yearly!
Forth Worth, USA
Alessandro Deljavan (Italy) won the John Giordano Jury Chairman
Discretionary Award at the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition,
Fort Worth, Texas.
Roberto Plano (Italy) was awarded the Special Prize of the Géza Anda
Foundation at the Géza Anda Piano Competition in Zuerich, Switzerland.
Denis Kozhukhin (Russia) won the prestigious VENDOME Prize in Portugal.
William Hong-Chun Youn (South Korea) won the 3rd Prize at the Cleveland
International Piano Competition, USA.
François Dumont (France) was one of the three finalists at the Clara Haskil
International Piano Competition, Vevey, Switzerland.
Alessandro Deljavan (Italy) has been awarded “Jeudis du Piano 2008/2009”
(Prix du Jury – Prix Jean Clostre).
François Dumont (France) won the 4th Prize at the Hamamatsu International
Piano Competition, Japan.
Kirill Gerstein (Russia) won the prestigious Gilmore Artist Award.
Denis Kozhukhin (Russia) won the 1st Prize at the Queen Elisabeth
International Piano Competition, Brussels, Belgium.
Yulianna Avdeeva (Russia) has won the 1st Prize at the Chopin Piano
Competition Warsaw, Poland.
François Dumont (France) has won the 5th Prize at the Chopin Piano
Competition, Warsaw, Poland.
Alessandro Deljavan (Italy) has won the 2nd Prize at the Isangyun International
Piano Competition 2010, South Korea.
Ingmar Lazar (France) has won the 2nd Prize as well as two special Prizes for
the best Liszt and Szymanowski performances at the 3rd European Piano
Competition, Caen, France.
Alessandro Taverna (Italy) received from the President of Italy, Georgio
Napolitano“The Giuseppe Sinopoli Award 2011” nominated by the Accademia
Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy.
Monte Carlo, Monaco.
François Dumont (France) has won the 2° Prize at the Monte Carlo Piano
Masters in Monte Carlo (Monaco).
Sergey Redkin (Russia) has won the 1st Prize at the Maj Lind International
Piano Competition, Helsinki, Finland.
Marcos Madrigal (Cuba) has won the top prize in the International PianoCompetition “Jaen” in Spain.
Tomoki Sakata (Japan) received “The Jeudis du Piano Award” as well as the
“Public Prize” in Geneva, Switzerland.
François Dumont (France) has won 2nd Prize in the Top of the World
International Piano Competition, Tromsoe, Norway.
Forth Worth, USA
Alessandro Deljavan (Italy) received the”Raymond E. Buck Award” in the van
Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth, Texas.
François Dumont (France) has won 3rd Prize at The 2013 Cleveland
International Piano Competition, Cleveland, USA.
Ingmar Lazar (France) received “The Tabor Foundation Piano Award” at the
Verbier Festival & Academy, Verbier, Switzerland.
Sergei Redkin (Russia) has won the 1st Prize at the VI Prokofiev International
Piano Competition, St. Petersburg, Russia.
François Dumont (France)has won 1st Prize at the Morocco Philharmonic
Orchestra International Piano Competition, Morocco.
Chi Ho Han (Korea) has won 2nd Prize (no 1st prize awarded) and the
Audience Prize at the ARD International Music Competition, Munich
Marcos Madrigal (Cuba) has won 2nd Prize, the Audience Prize, plus the
Ginastera Prize given by the daughter of the composer, Georgina Ginastera
at the International Piano Competition of Panama “Jaime and Nelly Ingram”.
New York, USA
Gábor Farkas won the competition of the New York Concert Association, which will be followed by an opportunity to play a debut recital in the Carnegie Hall and make a solo Cd with the Steinway & Sons recording label.
Dmitry Masleev (Russia) has won 1st Prize and the Gold Medal at the XV Tchaikowsky International Piano Competition.
Sergey Redkin (Russia) has won the 3rd Prize at the XV Tschaikovsky International Piano Competition.
Marcos Madrigal (Cuba) has won the Choc Classica for his Leucona’s CD (Cuba Piano Works).
Marcos Madrigal (Cuba) has won the Melonano de Oro for his Leucona’s CD (Cuba Piano Works).
Chi Ho Han (Korea) has won 4th Prize in the Queen Elizabeth International Piano Competition in Brussels, Belgium.
Andrey Gugnin (Russia)has won 1st Prize plus all the other major awards in the Sydney International Piano Competition, Australia.
Tomoki Sakata (Japan) has won 1st Prize at the Liszt International Piano Competition in Budapest, Hungary.
Severin Von Eckardstein has won the Diapason d’or for his CD about Debussy and Dupont music.
Severin Von Eckardstein has won the Choc Classica for his CD about Debussy and Dupont music.
Anastasia Vorotnaya has won the “Les Jeudis du Piano, Genève”