The Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition: Orchestral final 1

Wed 30/08/2017 19:00 - 21:30
Tickets: 38.00-9.00 €


The Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition at Helsinki on August 17–31, 2017.


The Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre, Helsinki on August 17–31, 2017. The competition is open to pianists born in or after 1987. It will consist of a first and a second round, from which an international Jury will select six competitors for the chamber music and orchestral finals. Updated details of the repertoire will be posted on the composition website

In the orchestral finals, the finalists will perform a piano concerto with the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing. Three competitors will perform on each finals day. The names of the finalists and order of performance will be posted on the competition website on August 25, 2017. The prizes will be awarded after the Jury has reached its decision, at about 10 pm on August 31, 2017.

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