The first prize winners this year are 17-year-old American Clayton Stephenson (Category 1), and Polina Ushakova, age 25, from Switzerland (Category 2).
The Gala concert at the Carnegie Hall will include performances by all 12 winners of the Competition, and will feature compositions by composers John Corigliano and Lowell Liebermann, among others.
Gala tickets could be purchased at the Carnegie Hall box office or online
About the New York Piano Festival and Competition
Founded in 2009, the New York Piano Festival is a major contributor to the cultural diversity of the New York music scene. It attracts American and international participants of different cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic background and encourages them to share their heritage with the judges and the audience through music.
Learn more about the 8th Annual New York Piano Festival and the Inaugural Piano Competition here
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