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Bolzano – Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition
August 23 - September 3
Bolzano ( South Tyrol), Italy
Deadline: May 5th 2022
****Finalists for Grand Finale: Arsenii Mun, Anthony Ratinov, Ryota Yamazaki
****The Finalist to the Chamber Music are: Antonio Chen Guang, Ron Maxim Huang, Arsenii Mun, Anthony Ratinov, Zitong Wang, Ryota Yamazaki
The Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition was launched on 12 September 1949. It immediately captured the attention of the contemporary music scene, due in part to the presence of an extraordinary Honorary Committee, which included Claudio Arrau, Wilhelm Backhaus, Alfred Cortot, Walther Gieseking, Dinu Lipatti, Arthur Rubinstein and Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, who made a considerable sum of money available for second prize. From a one-off competition, it would soon become an indispensable annual event.