Want to hear more from your favourite finalists of this unprecedented Piano session? Be it still via live stream, or in the presence of a small audience, we are happy to announce that quite a few concert organisers decided to present the laureates, despite of the complex situation.
Laureates' concert, with Tomoki Sakata, Vitaly Starikov and Dmitry Sin
We kick off with the laureates’ concert, with the 4th, 5th and 6th laureates; this year exceptionally a digital concert, streamed from the Queen Elisabeth Hall in Antwerp, in collaboration with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Jonathon Heyward. This stream can be followed live on Monday 7 June at 8 pm on Radio Klara and on the website of the orchestra, on our own website and on klara.be.
Closing concert, with Jonathan Fournel, Sergei Redkin and Keigo Mukawa
The closing concert with the 1st, 2nd and 3rd laureates and Brussels Philharmonic conducted by Stéphane Denève will take place on Wednesday 9 June at 8 pm in the Brussels Center for Fine Arts, in the presence of a limited audience, consisting of the persons and companies who made possible the organisation of this exceptional Piano Competition 2021. The concert will be broadcast live on Ketnet, Klara, vrt.nu and on our website. The first three laureates will also perform at the Bruges Concertgebouw, on Saturday 12 June.
The first laureate has won both prizes of the public as well. As the Musiq3 Prize, he will give a recital at the Festival Musiq3 in Flagey on Saturday June 26th. In September, he will perform at the prestigious Rheingau Festival in Germany, followed by a tour in Korea (together with Sergei Redkin). In December he will give a concert with the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg and a recital at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels. An extensive tour for Steinway & Sons is scheduled for the 22/23 season.