Youth rewarded in Geneva

The winners of the 76th Geneva International Music Competition were announced at the end of the Piano Final (with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Maržena Diakun) which took place at the Victoria Hall on Thursday 3 November. The first prize was awarded to a remarkable 17-year-old Canadian pianist, Kevin Chen, while Sergey Belyavsky (28 years old, representing Russia), also excellent, won the second prize. Kaoruko Igarashi (28, Japan) and Zijian Wei (24, China) tied for third prize.

More details on the final here (review in french)


Kevin chen © Anne-Laure Lechat / Concours de Genève 2022