Hsin-Hao Yang wins Dallas International Piano Competition 2018

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Hsin-Hao Yang wins Dallas International Piano Competition 2018 with performance of Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major.

The sixth annual competition for young pianists adjudicated by Julian Martin, Boaz Sharon and Nancy Weems concluded this evening, with Hsin-Hao Yang winning first place performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, Rixiang Huang winning Second Place performing Liszt’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major, and Artem Kuznetsov winning Third Place on Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor.

DALLAS (March 17, 2018) – Eighteen young pianists from all over the world came to Dallas March 14-17 to participate in the sixth annual Dallas International Piano Competition. The four-day event, presented in community partnership between the Dallas Chamber Symphony and Southern Methodist’s University’s Meadows School of the Arts, consisted of three rounds of competition before a distinguished international jury panel, as well as master classes taught by the jurors and Dr. Carol Leone.

The First Prize Winner of the DIPC will perform a piano concerto with the DCS during the 2018-19 season at Moody Performance Hall in Dallas. Cash prizes were awarded to the three winners.

Results

First Place: Hsin-Hao Yang, Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major

Second Place: Rixiang Huang, Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E-Flat Major

Third Place: Artem Kuznetsov, Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E Minor

The competition attracted more than 120 applicants from 15 countries.

For additional information, visit dcsymphony.org.