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Results of 2013 Competition announced
01 September 2013
Results of 2013 Competition  announced

The competition took place on week one of the Chetham's International Summer School and Festival for Pianists. There were 33 entries. 12 semi finalists were selected from the first round. Each pianist played their chosen concerto in its entirity from memory. There were three pianists chosen to perform in the finals with Manchester Camerata and Stephen Threlfall.

Iyad Sughayer, 19 from Jordan performed Mozart concerto no 24
Shio Okui, 9 from Japan performed Haydn D.
Sophie Dee, 19 from UK performed Chopin No 2

The full results are
22 and Under Competition
1st Prize Sophie Dee
2nd Prize Iyad Sughayer

16 and under competition
1st prize Shio Okui
Joint 2nd prize
Kirsty Chaplin
Jun Ho Gabriel

Remaining Semi finalists were
Roazalia Kierc,  Nahomi Ikehara, John Siliang Chen,  Rhythmie Wong, Jorge Botto and Xizi Zhang.

Special prizes of commendation to performers not selected to the semi finals
Niklas Duckworth, Geordie Campbell, Jean Selim Abdelmoula


Jury for First round

Heribert Koch, Philip Martin, Peter Noke

Jury for Semi-Fnal

Heribert Koch, John Byrne, Therese Fahy

Jury for Finals

Heribert Koch. Noriko Ogawa, Matthias Kirschnereit, Philip Smith and Einar Steen Nokleberg