Andrey Gugnin wins Classic Piano 2024

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Andrey Gugnin was announced as the winner of the 2024 Classic Piano International Competition in Dubai yesterday. He performed Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.3 in the final and was awarded the grand prize of €100,000 and a 10-concert tour. He also won two special prizes – performances with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and Armenian State Symphony Orchestra.

First organised back in 2017-18, the Classic Piano International Competition was set up with the aim of introducing a truly international spirit to the world of musical contests. Preliminary rounds took place in USA, France, Italy, Belgium, Austria, Kazakhstan, Poland, UK, Armenia, China, South Korea, Japan, Israel and Spain with the final taking place in Dubai from 4-26 February.

The 15-person jury included British pianists Ashley Wass, Marios Papadopoulos (founder of Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra) and Peter Donohoe.

Watch Andrey’s award-winning performance from the competition on Medici TV (create a free account to watch)

See the full list of finalists and find out more about the competition.



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