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  • Writer's pictureCarey Tate

Intense Semi-Finals Unveil Piano 2024 Top Six

After an electrifying semi-final, emotions ran high as the six finalists of the prestigious International Piano Competition of Montreal (CIMM) were revealed tonight at Bourgie Hall.

Ten semi-finalists of Piano 2024 delivered a remarkable competition, marked by unforgettable performances. Chaired by Mr. Zarin Mehta, the international jury for Piano 2024 comprises nine world-renowned experts:

  • Dmitri Alexeev

  • Lydia Artymiw

  • Louise Bessette

  • Jan Jiracek von Arnim

  • Robert Levin

  • Hélène Mercier

  • Ronan O’Hora

  • Minsoo Sohn

After careful deliberation, the jury selected the six finalists who will advance to the final round:

Wednesday, May 15, 2024, 7:30 p.m. Elias Ackerley (United Kingdom, South Korea) Jaeden Izik-Dzurko (Canada) Jakub Kuszlik (Poland)

Thursday, May 16, 2024, 7:30 p.m. Anthony Ratino (United States) Gabriele Strata (Italy) Derek Wang (United States)

The winners of the Special Prizes are: Gabriele Strata (Italy) Winner of the Chamber Music Prize, offered in partnership with Dixi Lambert and the Montreal Chamber Music Festival

Stay tuned for the finale, where these exceptional talents will vie for the coveted title of Piano 2024 Champion! 🎹🏆 #Piano2024 #CIMM #MusicMasters



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