HUESCA .- It is the fact that this interpreter was already ranked second in the last edition of the competition. En la prueba final interpretó composiciones de Brahms y Stravinsky. In the final test performed compositions of Brahms and Stravinsky.
Hirayama Asami Japan was second and carried six hundred thousand euros, plus the ability to interpret a recital this season at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Huesca. Anastasia Starkova, young Russian only eighteen, was ranked in third place, which gets a prize of euros after a final eight in which he interpreted compositions by Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt and Gounod.
The special prize “Saya & Richard”, consisting of a scholarship is awarded to the Mongolian Oyungerel Bayandalai pianist who was a semifinalist in the contest. The award aims to assist in their studies demonstrated a talented artist from a country with few resources.
The awards were given yesterday in the auditorium of the Diputación de Huesca, in a closing ceremony which began with a concert by Enrique Bernaldo de Quirós, who won the last edition of the competition. Considered one of the most renowned representatives of his generation, Enrique Bernaldo de Quirós (1981) boasts more than forty awards, won in national and international, although born in Moscow and has received much of their training in Madrid.
After the action was called for a minute of silence in memory of victims of the landslide last Thursday. During that time, Takafumi Mori, one of the participants in the competition, performed the funeral march by Chopin.
Richard gave a few words after Aznar, the contest organizer, who noted the high level of participants and the great equality in the interpretations. Then spoke Jesus Ruiz, provincial director of Caja Inmaculada, councilor for Culture and the Municipality of Huesca, Teresa Sas. The bank, the council and the Provincial oscense have sponsored this year’s contest, organized by the Center for the Study of Tchaikovsky The event ended with the awards to the winners.