The Vendome Prize: Final Gala Concert and Awards Ceremony
Aristo Sham, Sahun “Sam” Hong, and Do-Hyun Kim – With the Gringolts Quartet
Thank you for your understanding.
Aristo Sham — Pianist
Sahun "Sam" Hong — Pianist
Do-Hyun Kim — Pianist
Gordon Back — Jury Chairman
Martin T:son Engstroem — Founder and Executive Director of the Verbier Festival
Christopher Elton — Jury Member
Alexis Gregory — Jury Member
Alexei Grynyuk — Jury Member
Thomas Quasthoff — Jury Member
Yevgeny Sudbin — Jury Member
Ilana Vered — Jury Member
The Verbier Festival hosts the finale of the 2017 Vendome Prize! In the last round of the internationally celebrated piano competition, Aristo Sham, Sahun “Sam” Hong, and Do-Hyun Kim perform on the stage of the Verbier Church with the Gringolts Quartet. Don't miss the awards ceremony, which follows the last candidate's performance!
Founded in 2000 by Alexis Gregory, the Vendome Prize rewards talented young pianists who master a broad repertoire and are equal to the demands of extended concert tours. Priviledged access to master classes, and specialized coachings gives the candidates the support they need to become the stars of tomorrow! The finale of the Vendome Prize at the Verbier Festival is dedicated to the memory of the late Sir Jeffrey Tate, one of the towering figures of the classical music world and a renowned conductor. He was also Chairman of the Vendome Jury since its beginning. – Alexis Gregory and Martin T:son Engstroem.
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And the 2017 Vendome Prize winners are:
Second-Prize winners: Sahun “Sam” Hong and Do-Hyun Kim
Third-Prize winner: Aristo Sham
Photo: Yekwon Sunwoo, 1st Prize winner of the 2014 Vendome Prize © Aline Paley