Six competitors selected for the Finals

Six competitors will continue in the finals of the Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition (17–31 August 2017) in Helsinki. They are:

Alasaarela, Hannu (Finland)
Bouterey-Ishido, Jun (New Zealand)
In, So Hyang (South Korea)
Kim, Jiyoung (South Korea)
Melemed, Mackenzie (United States)
Park, Hyo-Eun (South Korea)

The finals will be on 27–31 August (Concert Hall): the chamber music finals on 27 August and orchestral finals on 30–31 August. The prizes will be awarded after the finals on 31 August.

The quartets in the chamber music finals will be the Tempera and the New Helsinki.

The orchestra in the finals will be the Helsinki Philharmonic conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing.

The orchestral finals will be transmitted live to the new media wall of the Helsinki Music Centre overlooking the Kansalaistori square. They will be the first event to be projected onto the media wall. Kansalaistori is the park-like square between the Helsinki Music Centre and Kiasma and is open free to the public.

The whole competition will be streamed worldwide by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle) and broadcast in Finland on Yle Radio 1 and the Teema & Fem TV channel.

SCHEDULE
Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall

Chamber Music Finals 27 Aug

Sun 27 Aug at 16.00 (no intermission)
Alasaarela, Hannu (Finland)
Bouterey-Ishido, Jun (New Zealand)
In, So Hyang (South Korea)

Sun 27 Aug at 19.00  (no intermission)
Kim, Jiyoung (South Korea)
Melemed, Mackenzie (United States)
Park, Hyo-Eun (South Korea)

Orchestral Finals 30 and 31 Aug

Orchestral Finals 1
Wed 30 Aug at 19.00 
Alasaarela, Hannu (Finland)
Bouterey-Ishido, Jun (New Zealand)
In, So Hyang (South Korea)

Orchestral Finals 2
Thu 31 Aug at 19.00
Kim, Jiyoung (South Korea)
Melemed, Mackenzie (United States)
Park, Hyo-Eun (South Korea)