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  • 31.10.2017

    Finalists are Announced

    Jazeps Vitols 7th International Piano Competition Finalists are:

    Iļja Domņins (Latvija) 
    Aleksandr Kashpurin (Russia) 
    Darya Koval (Belarus) 
    Marina Kan (Norway) 
    Anton Yashkin (Russia) 
    Rihards Plešanovs (Latvija)

    Two evenings of the competition final will be held on the 1st and 2nd of November at 6pm in Liepaja's concert hall "Great Amber". All 6 piano concertos will be performed with the Liepaja Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Gintaras Rinkevičius. In the final we will hear F. Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 21 in F minor, F. Liszt Piano Concerto No. 1, S. 124 in E flat major, S. Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 18 in C minor, S. Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 3, Op. 30 in D minor and S. Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2, Op. 16 in G minor.

    The concerts will be broadcast by the Latvian Radio 3 Klasika.

    Awards Ceremony and Gala Concert will be held on the 3rd of November at 7pm at the "Great Amber" hall.

    Tickets are available at the Biļešu paradīze.

  • 29.10.2017

    Competitors admitted to the 2nd round

    On the 27 and 28 of October an international jury has been adjudicating 32 young pianists from 15 countries in the 1st Round of the Jazeps Vitols 7th International Piano Competition.

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  • 16.10.2017

    An exclusive interview with the Jury Chairman pianist Ronan O'Hora

    In an exclusive interview the Jury Chairman and the Head of Guildhall School of Music and Drama Keyboard Department Ronan O’Hora shares his thoughts on returning to Riga and adjudicating the 7th Jazeps Vitols International Piano Competition, on the uniqueness of Jazeps Vitols piano music and on differences between solo and concerto performances.

  • 22.09.2017

    The chief conductor of the 2017 competition is announced

    The Final and Closing Concert will be conducted by the Lithuanian conductor Gintaras Rinkevičius.

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  • 11.09.2017

    Jazeps Vitols International Piano Competition announces participants of 2017

    The preselection jury accepted 47 pianists representing 16 countries to compete at the 7th Jazeps Vitols International Piano Competition 2017 which will be held during October 26 - November 3, 2017 in Riga and Liepaja.

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  • 04.09.2017

    The Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation supports pianists

    At the Autumn Culture Meeting The Boris and Ināra Teterev Foundation presented their supported 2017 / 2018 culture projects, including Jazeps Vitols 7th International Piano Competition.

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  • 28.08.2017

    The 7th Jazeps Vitols International Piano Competition starts very soon

    Very soon the admirers of classical music in Riga and Liepaja will have a wonderful opportunity to witness a showcase of young pianists.

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  • 28.03.2017

    International jury team confirmed

    The international jury team has been confirmed!

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