Monday December 5, 2011
Piano Competition 2011: the prizewinners
The 62nd edition of the Gian Battista Viotti International Piano Competition ended on Saturday October 29 2011, at the Teatro Civico of Vercelli with the Final round with Orchestra. Three very talented pianists have been awarded: the first prize went to Alexey Lebedev (Russia), the second prize and the audience prize to Illya Zuyko (Ukraine) and the third prize to Artem Yasynskyy (Ukraine). Before the Final, the prizewinners underwent three rounds competing with 55 participants from 20 countries. In the Final they played piano Concertos by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt. You can watch the video of the Final with orchestra on the pages of each prizewinner.