Ten pianists are set to compete in the 2015 Honens Festival and Piano Competition from September 3 to 12, in Calgary, Canada. The pianists are Luca Buratto (Italy), Scott Cuellar (United States), Dasol Kim (South Korea), Yoon-Jee Kim (South Korea), Henry Kramer (United States), Sejoon Park (United States), Karim Said (Jordan-United Kingdom), Samson Tsoy (Russia), Alexander Ullman (United Kingdom) and Artem Yasynskyy (Ukraine). All performances will be streamed live at honens.com/livestream and cbcmusic.ca, and the finals on September 11 will also be streamed at medici.tv. The winner, to be announced following the finals round, will receive $100,000 (CAN) and an artistic and development program. The competition, founded in 1991 by Esther Honens, takes place every three years.
Posted September 3, 2015