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, the jury member, who will conduct the Kuopio Symphony Orchestra. The piano concerto is commissioned by Sinfonia Varsovia and Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, and will be performed in Kuopio in 11 October, 2018.
Melemed got an invitation to play the premiere of new piano concerto
In the Orchestral Finals the contestants will perform a piano concerto with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra conducted by Anna-Maria Helsing.
The jury selected the finalists on Friday evening after the second round.