Schedule and tickets

THU
17.8.

First round

FRI
18.8.

WED
23.8.

Second round

THU
24.8.

SAT
26.8.

Chamber music finals

SUN
27.8.

MON
28.8.

TUE
29.8.

Orchestral finals

WED
30.8.

 

Drawing of Lots

The order of performance will be decided by lot at the Helsinki Music Centre at 12.00 on August 17. The pianist whose name is drawn will perform first, and the others will follow in alphabetical order.

Free entry.

COMPETITOR ORDER / FIRST ROUND

First Round

In the first round, competitors will perform a programme lasting not more than 45 minutes as specified in the competition rules. This will include a Prelude and Fugue by J.S. Bach, a Viennese Classical work, three Etudes, and work composed after 1965.

Alterations to the schedule are possible should any competitors withdraw or the Jury timetables so demand. These will be posted on the competition website.

The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre.

The use of electronic devices is prohibited in the hall. Their light disturbs both the competitors and the Jury. Program book is for sale in Fuga and by the door. Price €10.


Friday, August 18, Camerata Hall

First Round 1
10.00–12.45 (Intermission at 11.30–12.00)
10.00 Peltokoski, Tarmo (Finland)
10.45 Rajeshkumar, Kausikan (Great Britain)
12.00 Sarasvathi, Victoria Audrey (Indonesia)

First Round 2
17.00–20.30 (Intermission at 18.30–19.00)
17.00 Stasevskij, Justas (Finland)
17.45 Strogiy, Ruslan (Russia)
19.00 Suh, Hans H. (South Korea)
19.45 Söderström, Fanny (Finland)


Saturday, August 19, Camerata Hall

First Round 3
10.00–13.30 (Intermission at 11.30–12.00)
10.00 Taratushkin, Mark (Russia)
10.45 Vorotnaya, Anastasia (Russia)
12.00 Wong, Evan (United States)
12.45 Yulin, Maria (Israel)

First Round 4
17.00–20.30 (Intermission at 18.30–19.00)
17.00 Zaitsev, Aleksei (Finland)
17.45 Zhang, Fifi (United States)
19.00 Alasaarela, Hannu (Finland)
19.45 An, Tianxu (China)


Sunday, August 20, Camerata Hall

First Round 5
10.00–13.30 (Intermission at 11.30–12.00)
10.00 Bouterey-Ishido, Jun (New Zealand)
10.45 Carr, Joachim (Norway)
12.00 David, Isabelle (Canada)
12.45 Grinshtein, Natanel (Israel)

First Round 6
17.00–20.30 (Intermission at 18.30–19.00)
17.00 Hanßen, Knut (Germany)
17.45 Hartono, Anthony (Indonesia)
19.00 In, So Hyang (South Korea)
19.45 Jalkanen, Väinö (Finland)


Monday, August 21, Camerata Hall

First Round 7
10.00–13.30 (Intermission at 11.30–12.00)
10.00 Kim, Jiyoung (South Korea)
10.45 Kim, Jun Ho (South Korea)
12.00 Kim, Yedam (South Korea)
12.45 Klein, Kathrin Isabelle (Germany)

First Round 8
17.00–20.30 (Intermission at 18.30–19.00)
17.00 Klimo, Peter (United States)
17.45 Lapaz Lombardo Enrique (Spain)
19.00 Lasaracina, Viviana Pia (Italy)
19.45 Li, Zhenni (China)


Tuesday, August 22, Camerata Hall

First Round 9
10.00–11.30 (Intermission at 12.00–12.45)
10.00 Lopatynskyi, Roman (Ukraine)
10.45 Melemed, Mackenzie (United States)
12.00 Orth, Kyle (United States)

First Round 10
17.00–19.45 (Intermission at 18.30–19.00)
17.00 Pan, Anke (Germany)
17.45 Park, Hyo-Eun (South Korea)
19.00 Parkhomenko, Daria (Russia)


TICKETS
The ticket prices include a service fee:
First Round: €17.50 / €11 
First Round, day-ticket: €28 / €17.50
Lowest price category: students, servicemen, unemployed, children aged 4–17
Buy tickets: Ticketmaster

The Helsinki Music Centre ticket office does not charge a fee on tickets bought there for Helsinki Music Centre events.

Second Round

In the second round, competitors will perform one of the following: the work (Arabesques et Adages) commissioned for the competition from Kaija Saariaho, an improvisation on a given theme (themes devised by Jukka Nykänen), or a piece of their own composition. The programme will also include some Sibelius and elective works.

About 14 competitors will be selected for the second round. The names of these competitors and the order of performance will be posted on the competition website on the evening of August 22, 2017. Alterations to the schedule are possible should any competitors withdraw or the Jury timetables so demand. These will be posted on the competition website.

The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre.

The use of electronic devices is prohibited in the hall. Their light disturbs both the competitors and the Jury. Program book is for sale in Fuga and by the door. Price €10.


Thursday August 24, Camerata Hall

Second Round 1
10.00–13.30 (Intermission at 12.00–12.30)

Second Round 2
17.00–21.30 (Intermission at 19.00-19.30)


Friday, August 25, Camerata Hall

Second Round 3
10.00–13.30 (Intermission at 12.00–12.30)

Second Round 4
17.00–21.30 (Intermission at 19.00–19.30)


TICKETS
The ticket prices include a service fee:
Second Round: €17.50 / €11 
Second Round, day-ticket: €28 / €17.50
Lowest price category: students, servicemen, unemployed, children aged 4–17
Buy tickets: Ticketmaster

The Helsinki Music Centre ticket office does not charge a fee on tickets bought there for Helsinki Music Centre events.

Chamber Music Finals

In the chamber music finals, the finalists will perform a piano quintet of their choice with the Tempera Quartet or the New Helsinki Quartet.

The names of the finalists and the order of performance will be posted on the competition website on August 25, 2017. Alterations to the schedule are possible should any competitors withdraw or the Jury timetables so demand.  These will be posted on the competition website.

The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre.

The use of electronic devices is prohibited in the hall. Their light disturbs both the competitors and the Jury. Program book is for sale in Fuga and by the door. Price €10.


Sunday, August 27, Concert Hall

Chamber Music Finals 1
16.00–17.30 (no intermission)

Chamber Music Finals 2
19.00–20.30 (no intermission)


TICKETS

The ticket prices include a service fee:
Chamber Music Finals: €17.50 / €11 / €9
Both Chamber Music Finals: €28 / €17.50 / €11
Lowest price category: students, servicemen, unemployed, children aged 4–17
Buy Tickets: Ticketmaster

The Helsinki Music Centre ticket office does not charge a fee on tickets bought there for Helsinki Music Centre events.

Orchestral Finals

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.

The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre.

The use of electronic devices is prohibited in the hall. Their light disturbs both the competitors and the Jury. Program book is for sale in Fuga and by the door. Price €10.


Wednesday, August 30, Concert Hall

Orchestral Finals 1
19.00–21.20 (Intermision at 20.00)

Thursday, August 31, Concert Hall

Orchestral Finals 2
19.00–21.20 (Intermission at 20.00)


TICKETS

The ticket prices include a service fee:
Orchestral Finals: €38 / €28 / €17.50 (normal price); €28 / €20.50 / €11 (pensioners); €17.50 / €11 / €9 (students, servicemen, unemployed, children aged 4–17)
Both Orchestral Finals: €64 / €43.50 / €17.50 (normal price); €43.50 / €33 / €17.50 euros (pensioners); €28 / €17.50 / €14.50 (students, servicemen, unemployed, children aged 4–17)
Buy Tickets: Ticketmaster

The Helsinki Music Centre ticket office does not charge a fee on tickets bought there for Helsinki Music Centre events.