Darmstadt International Chopin Piano Competition

Darmstadt, Germany

 

  • Organisation:

    Chopin-Gesellschaft in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V.
  • Postal address:

    Kasino-Str. 3,
    D-64293 Darmstadt
  • Website:

  • Person in chair:

    Ms Aleksandra Mikulska, President

  • Contact person:

    Ms Jill Rabenau, Vice President and Competition Director

    jillrabenau@chopin-gesellschaft.de, +49 6155 7952606

  • Frequency:

    4 years
  • Editions:

  • I. Bundesdeutscher Chopin-Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 7‒12 October 1983

    Cash prizes total:

    7100 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    6

    Jury:
    - Halina Czerny-Stefańska
    - Pavel Gililov
    - Adam Harasiewicz
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Edith Picht-Axenfeld
    - Julian von Karolyi

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Junko Otake (Japan)
    - Second Prize: Iwan König (Germany)
    - Second Prize: Hiroko Mukunoki (Japan)
    - Third Prize: Keum-Bong Kim (Korea, Republic of)

  • II. Bundesdeutscher Chopin-Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 3‒10 October 1986

    Cash prizes total:

    10 300 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    6

    Jury:
    - Halina Czerny-Stefańska
    - Karl-Heinz Kämmerling
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Edith Picht-Axenfeld
    - Marta Sosińska
    - Julian von Karolyi

    Prize-winners:
    - Second Prize: David Satyabrata (Indonesia)
    - Second Prize: Birgitta Wollenweber (Germany)
    - Third Prize: Vedat Kosal (Turkey)

  • III. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 13‒21 October 1989

    Cash prizes total:

    34 500 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Józef Kański
    - Detlef Kraus
    - Dominique Merlet
    - Karl-Heinz Pick
    - Marta Sosińska
    - Naoyuki Taneda
    - Germaine Mounier

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Edward Wolanin (Poland)
    - Second Prize: Yoshiko Iwai (Japan)
    - Third Prize: Marta Zabaleta Barandiaran (Spain)
    - Third Prize: Camillo Radicke (Germany)

  • IV. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 2‒11 October 1992

    Cash prizes total:

    21 000 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    9

    Jury:
    - Halina Czerny-Stefańska
    - Lidia Grychtołówna
    - Renate Kretschmar-Fischer
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Karl-Heinz Pick
    - Marta Sosińska
    - Naoyuki Taneda
    - Adam Wibrowski
    - David Wilde

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Janne Mertanen (Finland)
    - Third Prize: David Boehler (Germany)
    - Third Prize: Jee-Min Lee (Korea, Republic of)
    - Third Prize: Natasa Lipovsek (United Kingdom)

  • V. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 12‒21 October 1996

    Cash prizes total:

    24 000 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Halina Czerny-Stefańska
    - Christopher Elton
    - Constantin Ionescu-Vovu
    - Renate Kretschmar-Fischer (Chair)
    - Jacek Łukaszczyk
    - Friedrich Wilhelm Schnurr
    - Naoyuki Taneda

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Kayo Ishihara (Japan)
    - Second Prize: Nami Ejiri (Japan)
    - Third Prize: Daria Monastyrski (Israel)

  • VI. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 8‒17 October 1999

    Cash prizes total:

    23 000 DM


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Halina Czerny-Stefańska
    - Rudolf Kehrer
    - Renate Kretschmar-Fischer
    - Hans Leygraf
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Evgeni Malinin
    - Naoyuki Taneda

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Hisako Kawamura (Japan)
    - Second Prize: Andrej Jusov (Ukraine)
    - Third Prize: Catherine Gordeladze (Georgia)
    - Fourth Prize: Joanna Ławrynowicz (Poland)
    - Fifth Prize: Oleg Vainstein (Russia)
    - Sixth Prize: Piotr Szychowski (Poland)

  • VII. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 1‒10 October 2002

    Cash prizes total:

    27 500 Euros


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Gerhard Erber
    - Sachiko Kodama
    - Renate Kretschmar-Fischer
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Valerie Shatski
    - Regina Smendzianka
    - Salvatore Spano

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Joanna Marcinkowska (Poland)
    - Second Prize: Konstantinos Kalakonas (Greece)
    - Third Prize: Sławomir Wilk (Poland)
    - Fourth Prize: Ai Matsumoto (Japan)
    - Fifth Prize: Galina Tschistjakowa (Russia)
    - Sixth Prize: Maki Inoue (Japan)

  • VIII. Europäischer Klavierwettbewerb in Darmstadt, 14‒25 October 2006

    Cash prizes total:

    28 100 Euros


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Kevin Kenner
    - Renate Kretschmar-Fischer
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Leonid Sintsev
    - Salvatore Spano
    - Sontraud Speidel
    - Naoyuki Taneda

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Hélène Tysman (France)
    - Second Prize: Aiko Yajima (Japan)
    - Third Prize: Gajane Saakjana (Latvia)
    - Fourth Prize: Katarzyna Malinowska (Poland)
    - Fifth Prize: Misuzu Kikuchi (Japan)
    - Sixth Prize: Francesca Hun-Jae Kim (Korea, Republic of)

  • IX Darmstadt International Chopin Piano Competition, 9‒18 October 2009

    Cash prizes total:

    27 400 Euros


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Eugen Indjic
    - Constantin Ionescu-Vovu
    - Sachiko Kodama
    - Gabriel Kwok
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Ilja Scheps
    - Jerzy Sterczyński

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Claire Huangci (United States of America)
    - Second Prize: Jingdan Gu (China)
    - Third Prize: Da Sol Kim (Korea, Republic of)
    - Fourth Prize: Tzu-Yi Chen (Taiwan)
    - Fifth Prize: Jacek Kortus (Poland)
    - Sixth Prize: Mischa Kozłowski (Poland)

  • X Darmstadt International Chopin Piano Competition, 11‒21 October 2013

    Cash prizes total:

    28 400 Euros


    Participation age:

    Up to 30 years


    Program:

    Exclusively Chopin


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Giovanni Bellucci
    - Boris Bloch
    - Thai Son Dang
    - Martin Kasik
    - Maciej Łukaszczyk (Chair)
    - Katarzyna Popowa-Zydroń
    - Sabine Simon

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Ivett Gyöngyösi (Hungary)
    - Second Prize: Kausikan Rajeshkumar (United Kingdom)
    - Third Prize: Marek Kozak (Czech Republic)
    - Fourth Prize: Jamie Bergin (United Kingdom)
    - Fifth Prize: Miyako Arishima (Japan)
    - Sixth Prize: Lukas Klansky (Czech Republic)

  • XI Darmstadt International Chopin Piano Competition, 6‒16 October 2017, 6‒16 October 2017

    Cash prizes total:

    30 000 Euro


    Program:

    Chopin


    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Piotr Pawlak (Poland)
    - Second Prize: Katarzyna Gołofit (Poland)
    - Third Prize: Yeon-Min Park