The Hamamatsu International Piano Competition began in 1991 to commemorate Hamamatsu's 80th year anniversary of the city's establishment. It was started as an international project which could fittingly express the pride held in Hamamatsu's tradition and history as a city of music and instruments.
The Competition is held every three years "for the following purposes." To nurture young pianists and provide them with a stage to showcase their hard work To promote global music culture To encourage international cultural exchanges
This competition has earned a high reputation and is recognized as an international competition that consistently showcases a number of outstanding pianists such as Rafał Blechacz, Ayako Uehara, Alexander Gavrylyuk who are currently very active on the world stage.Watch the first stage of the competition's final round! Watch the second stage of the competition's final round!
Picture taken during the 7th edition of the Hamamatsu International Competition.
Symphony Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theater – The complete Prokofiev symphonies. Moscow Easter Festival
David Fray records Johann-Sebastian Bach