Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition

Richard-Hamelin Wins Silver in Chopin Competition

Charles Richard-Hamelin, first prize winner in the WMCT’s Career Development Award competition last April, has won Silver in the 17th Fryderyk Chopin International Piano Competition in Warsaw. In addition he won the Krystian Zimerman Prize for best performance of a sonata – Piano Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58. – the same sonata that won him first prize in the CDA competition.

The CDA competition prize includes a concert in Music in the Afternoon.  

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