Concert 28 november start om 15:00 uur!

Concert 28 november start om 15:00 uur!

Met het oog op de aangescherpte coronaregels wordt het Young Virtuosi concert van Yang Yang Cai op zondag 28 november in De Duif vervroegd naar 15:00 uur! (oorspronkelijke tijd 16:00). Kaarten kunt u kopen via deze link of aan de deur. Bij de entree wordt uw QR code gecontroleerd.
Inspiring afternoon in Muziekhaven

Inspiring afternoon in Muziekhaven

Last Saturday November 20th, Yang Yang Cai and Rik Kuppen were inspired by the masterclass of master pianist Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden in Muziekhaven, Zaandam. Yang Yang Cai played ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’ by Ravel and Rik Kuppen ‘Visions Fugitives’ by Prokofiev. “I found it very inspiring to be taught by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden. He makes […]
Masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden

Masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden

Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden will give a Masterclass on Saturday November 20th at 2:00 PM to Yang Yang Cai (1st prize winner) and Rik Kuppen (3rd prize winner YPF Piano Competition 2019) in Muziekhaven, Zaandam. Together with Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden, Yang Yang Cai takes a closer look at Ravel’s ‘Le Tombeau de Couperin’. Rik Kuppen will […]
Masterclass on 20 and concert on 28 November continue!

Masterclass on 20 and concert on 28 November continue!

The corona measures have been tightened up again, but the masterclass by Jean-Claude Vanden Eynden in Muziekhaven (Zaandam) on Saturday 20 November and the Young Virtuosi concert by Yang Yang Cai in De Duif (Amsterdam) on Sunday 28 November will continue! It is important that the visit to our events is as safe as possible. […]
Yang Yang Cai plays Beethoven and Ravel in De Duif

Yang Yang Cai plays Beethoven and Ravel in De Duif

On Sunday, November 28, 2021, Yang Yang Cai will play works by Beethoven and Ravel during the 5th concert of the YPF Young Virtuosi series in De Duif in Amsterdam. It promises to be another wonderful afternoon at a unique location of Stadsherstel Amsterdam. The program Beethoven, 32 Variations in C minor WoO 8 Ravel, […]
48 applications from 19 countries!

48 applications from 19 countries!

The YPF has received 48 applications from 19 different countries. Wonderful! The submitted video recordings will be reviewed and assessed by the pre-selection jury in the near future. Around December 1, it will be announced which 24 participants will advance to the quarter-finals. The schedule for the quarter-finals (that start on February 10, 2022 in […]
Application competition 2022 closed

Application competition 2022 closed

Today the application for the YPF European Piano Competition 2022 closed. We are very thankful to all the young talented pianists who applied for the first European edition of the YPF Piano Competition! We are not only thankful but also very excited… coming weeks the pre-selection jury will review all the pre-selection videos and decides […]
Are you in? Application closes on November 1st, 2021!

Are you in? Application closes on November 1st, 2021!

Who follows in the footsteps of our laureates including a.o. Nino Gvetadze, Ramon van Engelenhoven and Yang Yang Cai? Just a few more days to subscribe as a participant of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022! Application deadline: November, 1st, 2021. This is your CHANCE to play before our renowned jury Severin von Eckardstein (Germany) Jean-Claude […]
Spanish temperament in De Duif

Spanish temperament in De Duif

Youri Egorov’s grand piano was put to the test during the fourth concert of the YPF Young Virtuosi series. With his playing full of passion and Spanish temperament, Carlos Marín Rayo, student of Frank van de Laar (Amsterdam Conservatory), played works by Mozart, Respighi, Albéniz, Prokofiev and Schumann. An afternoon not soon to be forgotten. […]
In Memoriam: Bernard Haitink

In Memoriam: Bernard Haitink

The NRC: ‘Haitink – the conductor who let music speak for itself’. The Young Pianist Foundation is grateful for the important role Bernard Haitink has played in the world of classical music and for his association with the YPF as a member of the Music Council. Photo: FA2010, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons (Haitink with […]