INTERNATIONAL FREDERIC CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITION






PRIZE-WINNERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FREDERICK CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITIONS IN WARSAW


FIRST COMPETITION:

January 23-30, 1927
With 26 pianists from 8 countries

  1. LEV OBORIN (USSR)

  2. STANISLAW SZPINALSKI (POLAND)

  3. ROZA ETKIN-MOSZKOWSKA (POLAND)

  4. GRIGORI GINZBURG (USSR)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas SECOND COMPETITION:

March 6-23, 1932
With 89 pianists from 18 countries. Two persons have not stated their nationality.

  1. ALEXANDRE UNINSKY

  2. IMRE UNGAR (HUNGARY)

  3. BOLESLAW KON (POLAND)

  4. ABRAM LUFER (USSR)

  5. LAJOS (LOUIS) KENTNER (HUNGARY)

  6. LEONID SAGALOV (USSR)

  7. LEON BORUNSKI (POLAND)

  8. TEODOR GUTMAN (USSR)

  9. GYULA KAROLYI (HUNGARY

  10. KURT ENGEL (AUSTRIA)

  11. EMANUEL GROSSMAN (USSR)

  12. JOSEF WAGNER (GERMANY)

  13. MARYLA JONASOWNA (POLAND)

  14. LILY HERZ (HUNGARY)

  15. SUZANNE DE MAYERE (BELGIUM)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

THIRD COMPETITION:

February 21 - March 12, 1937
With 79 pianist from 21 countries

  1. JAKOV ZAK (USSR)

  2. ROZA TAMARKINA (USSR)

  3. WITOLD MALCUZYNSKI (POLAND)

  4. LANCE DOSSOR GREAT (BRITAIN)

  5. AGI JAMBOR (HUNGARY)

  6. EDITH AXENFELD (GERMANY)

  7. MONIQUE DE LA BRUCHOLLERIE (FRANCE)

  8. JAN EKIER (POLAND)

  9. TATYANA GOLDFARB (USSR)

  10. OLGA ILIWICKA (POLAND)

  11. PIERRE MAILLARD-VERGER (FRANCE)

  12. LELIA GOUSSEAU (FRANCE)

  13. HALINA KALMANOWICZ (POLAND)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

FOURTH COMPETITION:

September 15 - October 15, 1949
With 54 pianists from 14 countries

  1. HALINA CZERNY-STEFANSKA (POLAND)

    BELLA DAVIDOVICH (USSR)

  2. BARBARA HESSE-BUKOWSKA (POLAND)

  3. WALDEMAR MACISZEWSKI (POLAND)

  4. GEORGI MURAVLOV (USSR)

  5. WLADYSLAW KEDRA (POLAND)

  6. RYSZARD BAKST (POLAND)

  7. EVGENI MALININ (USSR)

  8. ZBIGNIEW SZYMONOWICZ (POLAND)

  9. TAMARA GUSEVA (USSR)

  10. VICTOR MERZHANOV (USSR)

  11. REGINA SMENDZIANKA (POLAND)

  12. TADEUSZ ZMUDZINSKI (POLAND)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

FIFTH COMPETITION:

February 22 - March 21, 1955
With 77 pianists from 25 countries

  1. I ADAM HARASIEWICZ (POLAND)

  2. II VLADIMIR ASHKENAZY (USSR)

  3. III FOU TS'ONG (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

  4. IV BERNARD RINGEISSEN (FRANCE)

  5. V NAUM SHTARKMAN (USSR)

  6. VI DMITRI PAPYERNO (USSR)

  7. VII LIDIA GRYCHTOLOWNA (POLAND)

  8. VIII ANDRZEJ CZAJKOWSKI (POLAND)

  9. IX DMITRI SAKHAROV (USSR)

  10. X KIYOKO TANAKA (JAPAN)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

SIXTH COMPETITION:

February 22 ñ March 13, 1960
With 77 pianists from 30 countries

  1. MAURIZIO POLLINI (ITALY)

  2. IRINA ZARITSKAYA (USSR)

  3. TANIA ACHOT-HAROUTOUNIAN (IRAN)

  4. LI MIN-CHAN (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA)

  5. ZINAYDA IGNATYEVA (USSR)

  6. VALERI KASTELSKY (USSR)

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise and Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas was given to

SEVENTH COMPETITION:

February 22 - March 13, 1965
With 76 pianists from 30 countries

  1. MARTHA ARGERICH (ARGENTINA)

  2. ARTHUR MOREIRA-LIMA (BRAZIL)

  3. MARTA SOSINSKA (POLAND)

  4. HIROKO NAKAMURA (JAPAN)

  5. EDWARD AUER (USA)

  6. ELZBIETA GLABOWNA (POLAND)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise

EIGHTH COMPETITION:

October 7 - 25, 1970
With 80 pianists from 28 countries

  1. GARRICK OHLSSON (USA)

  2. MITSUKO UCHIDA (JAPAN)

  3. PIOTR PALECZNY (POLAND)

  4. EUGENE INDJIC (USA)

  5. NATALYA GAVRILOVA (USSR)

  6. JANUSZ OLEJNICZAK (POLAND)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise

NINTH COMPETITION:

October 7 - 28, 1975
With 84 pianists from 22 countries

  1. KRYSTIAN ZIMERMAN (POLAND)

  2. DINA JOFFE (USSR)

  3. TATYANA FEDKINA (USSR)

  4. PAVEL GILILOV (USSR)

  5. DEAN KRAMER (USA)

  6. DIANA KACSO (BRAZIL)

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise and Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas was given to

TENTH COMPETITION: October 2 - 19, 1980
With 149 pianists from 37 countries

  1. DANG THAI SON (VIETNAM)

  2. TATYANA SHEBANOVA (USSR)

  3. ARUTYUN PAPAZYAN (USSR)

  4. not awarded

  5. AKIKO EBI (JAPAN)

    EWA POBLOCKA (POLAND)

  6. ERIC BERCHOT (FRANCE)

    IRINA PETROVA (USSR)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise and the National Philharmonic Award for the best performance of a Concerto was given to:

ELEVENTH COMPETITION:

October 1 - 20, 1985
With 124 pianists from 32 countries

  1. STANISLAV BUNIN (USSR)

  2. MARC LAFORET (FRANCE)

  3. KRZYSZTOF JABLONSKI (POLAND)

  4. MICHIE KOYAMA (JAPAN)

  5. JEAN-MARC LUISADA (FRANCE)

  6. TATYANA PIKAYZEN (USSR)

Polish Radio Award for the best performance of Mazurkas

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise and the National Philharmonic Award for the best performance of a Concerto

TWELFTH COMPETITION:

October 1 - 21, 1990
With 110 pianists from 28 countries

  1. not awarded

  2. KEVIN KENNER (USA)

  3. YUKIO YOKOYAMA (JAPAN)

  4. (ex aequo)
    CORRADO ROLLERO (ITALY)
    MARGARITA SHEVCHENKO (RUSSIA)

  5. (ex aequo)
    ANNA MALIKOVA (RUSSIA)
    TAKAKO TAKAHASHI (JAPAN)

  6. CAROLINE SAGEMAN (FRANCE)

The Chopin Society Award for the best performance of a Polonaise




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