Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition

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The Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition is an international piano competition specializing in the music championed by Arthur Rubinstein. The competition has been held every three years in Tel Aviv, Israel since 1974.

In 1974, Jan Jacob Bistritzky established the Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition to promote the careers of young and outstanding pianists. The Arthur Rubinstein Award and other prizes are presented to the winners. The Rubinstein Competition also commissions works by Israeli composers.[1] Emanuel Ax won first prize in the first competition.[2]

Winners[edit]

Year First prize Second prize Third prize
1974[3] Emanuel Ax, USA Eugene Indjic, USA Janina Fialkowska, Canada & Seta Tanyel, Austria
1977[4] Gerhard Oppitz, West Germany Diana Kacso, Brazil Etsuko Terada, Japan
1980[5] Gregory Allen, USA Ian Hobson, UK Geoffrey Tozer, Australia
1983[6] Jeffrey Kahane, USA Hung-Kuan Chen, Taiwan Fei-Ping Hsu, China
1986[7] not awarded Thomas Duis, West Germany Angela Cheng, Canada
1989[8] Ian Fountain, UK & Benjamin Frith, UK
1992[9] Giorgia Tomassi, Italy Simone Pedroni, Italy Ilya Itin, Russia
1995[10] Alexander Korsantia, Georgia Sergei Tarasov, Russia Ohad Ben-Ari, Israel
1998[11] Igor Tchetuev, Ukraine Vitaly Samoshko, Ukraine Jong-Gyung Park, Korea
2001[12] Kirill Gerstein, Russia Ferenc Vizi, Romania Massimiliano Ferrati, Italy
2005[13] Alexander Gavrylyuk Igor Levit Yeol Eum Son
2008[14] not awarded Roman Rabinovich and Ching-Yun Hu Khatia Buniatishvili
2011[15] Daniil Trifonov Boris Giltburg Ilya Rashkovsky
2014[16] Antonii Baryshevskyi, Ukraine Steven Lin, USA Seong-Jin Cho, South Korea

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. 2012. Retrieved February 18, 2012. 
  2. ^ Setting pianistic standards
  3. ^ "First Competition, September 1974". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Second Competition, April 1977". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Third Competition, April 1980". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  6. ^ "Fourth Competition, April 1983". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "The Fifth Competition, April 1986". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  8. ^ "Sixth Competition, April 1989". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  9. ^ "Seventh Competition, April 1992". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  10. ^ "Eighth Competition, April 1995". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  11. ^ "Ninth Competition, April 1998". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  12. ^ "Tenth Competition, April 2001". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  13. ^ "The 11th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  14. ^ "The 12th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  15. ^ "The 13th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 
  16. ^ "The 14th Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition". The Arthur Rubinstein International Music Society. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 

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