AGPMF 2019 – 6th Piano Competition has had another successful year with a very busy schedule due to the large number of participants. Both days were full of impressive performances by many talented pianists in all categories, who were enthusiastically supported by a capacity audience, especially on the first day.
We were thrilled to welcome and hear our guest speaker Marcel Zidani, whose piano music from his book Hey Presto ! is extremely popular amongst early level pianists. There was a record number of entries for the Short Piano Recital with a number o
The standard of playing this year was exceptional, and we were treated to fine performances from many talented pianists in all age categories.
We would like to congratulate our many winners on their achievements! There was a standing ovation for the performance of professional pianists and pedagogues Antonina Koleva-Lax and Alla Levit-Anderson, The Darina Piano Duo, whose all 3 pieces were UK premières from contemporary classical composers from Russia, Bulgaria and Serbia.
In addition, the masterclass presented by pianist and composer Lola Perrin on her IX piano suite Significantus was well-received and appreciated. It was interesting to gain insights to her journey from the initial inspiration to the completed piano work and beyond.
We would like to express our gratitude to our praised adjudicators, pianists Tau Wey, Olga Dudnik and Marina Petrov, for the valuable work including their constructive spoken feedback and objective assessments.
A special thanks to
Composers’ Association of Serbia Global Media Publishing Ltd Branco Stoysin Markson Pianos Brittens Music and Kensington Chimes music shops as well as followers of our Just Giving platform for generously supporting this successful piano festival.
Mr & Mrs Saric, Global Media Publishing Ltd