Charles Richard-Hamelin advances in Chopin Competition

Past President Annette Sanger and Charles Richard-Hamelin
Past President Annette Sanger and Charles Richard-Hamelin

 

Pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin who won first prize in the WMCT’s Career Development Award competition last April has advanced to the third round in the 17th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. Seventy eight pianists began the competition which were reduced to 43 in the second round and now 20 have advanced to the third. One other Canadian, Yike (Tony) Yang will also compete.

 

 

More Information about the Chopin competition here:
http://chopincompetition2015.com

More information about the CDA here:
https://www.wmct.on.ca/awards/career-development-award/