Tribute to the Jury

Tribute to the Jury

The Young Pianist Foundation owes a huge thank you to the international jury of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022. For more than a week and a half, all candidates were listened to and assessed with attention and an open mind. A very intensive job. In addition to judging the Quarter and Semi Finals and […]
The Second and the Third Prize

The Second and the Third Prize

The Second Prize of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022 was won by Noah Zhou from the United Kingdom. The Third Prize was awarded to Carlos Marín Rayo from Spain. The finalists, including First Prize winner Juan Pedro García Oliva, all performed Reza Namavar’s new work, Ti’afa’a. A world premiere. From the short introduction films, […]
Winner of the YPF Competition

Winner of the YPF Competition

JUAN PEDRO GARCIA OLIVA has been declared by the jury as the winner of the First Prize of the YPF European Piano Competition – Grand Prix Youri Egorov 2022! In addition to the First Prize, Juan Pedro García Oliva also won the Audience Award. With this prize, which was entirely determined by the audience that […]
Prize for Best Performance Chamber Music

Prize for Best Performance Chamber Music

The Prize for the Best Performance of Chamber Music has been awarded by the jury of the YPF European Piano Competition to Juan Pedro García Oliva for his performance of the Piano Quartet no. 3 in C minor, op. 60 by J. Brahms. Juan Pedro played with Zuzanna Skowrońska (violin), Joao Patrício Alvares Faria de […]
Finalists of the YPF competition

Finalists of the YPF competition

The YPF proudly presents the FINALISTS of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022: Carlos Marín Rayo (Spain), Juan Pedro García Oliva (Spain) and Noah Zhou (United Kingdom). Congratulations to you all! On Sunday February 20 at 14:15 hrs, the three finalists, who not only compete for the First Prize but also for the Grand Prix […]
Semi Final about to begin!

Semi Final about to begin!

The Semi Final of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022 with eight candidates from 7 different countries starts tomorrow. We are happy to welcome Aarón Ormaza Vera (Ecuador/The Netherlands), Carlos Marín Rayo (Spain), Rakhadin Yarmetov (Russia/The Netherlands), Juan Pedro García Oliva (Spain), Tom De Beuckelaer (Belgium), Noah Zhou (United Kingdom), Alexander Jansen (The Netherlands) and Pavle […]
Prize Best Performance Dutch Work

Prize Best Performance Dutch Work

Just before the announcement of the semifinalists for the YPF European Piano Competition 2022, a special prize was also awarded to one of the quarterfinalists: the Prize for the best performance of a Dutch work in the quarterfinals. Aáron Ormaza Vera, who later learned that he had also been selected for the Semi Final, received […]
Semi Finalists announced!

Semi Finalists announced!

The candidates for the Semi Final of the YPF European Piano Competition – Grand Prix Youri Egorov 2022 have been announced by the Jury! Congratulations to: Aarón Ormaza Vera, Carlos Marin Rayo, Rakhadin Yarmetov, Juan Pedro García Oliva, Tom De Beuckelaer, Noah Zhou, Alexander Jansen en Pavle Krstic. The candidates play their Semi Final on […]
Quarter Finals in full swing

Quarter Finals in full swing

The Quarter Finals of the YPF European Piano Competition 2022 have kicked off at full speed. Thursday 10 February the first 5 participants played and today the next 6 of the 24 participants from 15 different countries play their quarter final. In the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, the quarter-finalists perform under the watchful eye of the […]
The first European edition of the YPF Piano Competition is about to start!

The first European edition of the YPF Piano Competition is about to start!

Art is essential! And that is why we are very happy to announce that the first European edition of the YPF Piano Competition will definately start tomorrow, February 10, at 11:00 hrs at the Bimhuis in Amsterdam! We realize that we are lucky and that this competition, unlike other wonderful competitions and events, can take […]