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Competition winner Mackenzie Melemed got an invitation to play the premiere of the new piano concerto by Korean composer Jeajoon Ryu. Melemed was invited by Ralf Gothóni.

American Mackenzie Melemed wins the Fourth Maj Lind Competition.

The absence of Dmitri Bashkirov, Chairman of the Jury, from the chamber music finals at the beginning of the performance by Jiyoung Kim will not affect the Jury’s voting in the final round.

These competitors will continue in the second round of the Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition (17–31 August 2017) in Helsinki. They are: Alasaarela, Hannu, Finland An, Tianxu, China Bouterey-Ishido, Jun, New Zealand In, So Hyang, South Korea Jalkanen, Väinö, Finland Kim, Jiyoung, South Korea Kim, Yedam, South Korea Lapaz Lombardo, Enrique, Spain Lopatynskyi, Roman, …

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Altogether 44 pianists have been selected for the Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition 2017.

The Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition (August 17–31, 2017) has received 195 applications representing 39 nationalities and the following countries: Armenia (2 applicants), Australia (3), Belarus (2), Bosnia-Herzegovina (1), Brazil (1), Bulgaria (1), Canada (2), China (17), Croatia (1), Cyprus (1), Denmark (1), Finland (18), France (4), Georgia (2), Germany (4), Greece (1), Indonesia …

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Professor Erik T. Tawaststjerna has been invited to sit on the jury of the International Van Cliburn Piano Competition, United States.

Tickets for the Fourth Maj Lind Piano Competition (August 17–31, 2017) are now on sale at Ticketmaster. The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre. The names of the 40 successful applicants will be posted on the competition website by May 26 at the latest. The order of performance will be decided by …

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Application for the Fourth International Maj Lind Piano Competition (August 17–31, 2017) has started today. The competition is open to all pianists born in or after 1987, regardless of nationality. The first prize is worth €30,000. The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre and be streamed worldwide by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle). The organiser is the Sibelius Academy, the University of the Arts Helsinki. Application for the Fourth Maj Lind Piano Competition (August 17–31, 2017) has started today. The competition is open to all pianists born in or after 1987, regardless of nationality. The first prize is worth €30,000. The competition will be held at the Helsinki Music Centre and be streamed worldwide by the Finnish Broadcasting Company (Yle). The organiser is the Sibelius Academy, the University of the Arts Helsinki. A work by Kaija Saariaho commissioned for the competition is one of the elective works in the second round.

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