On October 12, 2022, Artistic Director Matei Varga presented the two Vendome Prize winners Maxim Lando and Korkmaz Can Saglam in a special concert at the Cayman Piano Festival (Grand Cayman).
LAUREATES The 2021-22 Vendome Grand Prize was awarded jointly to Maxim Lando (US) and Can Saglam (Turkey). Can Saglam also won the recording prize. Jonas Aumiller (Germany) was the recipient of the Finalist Award.The Vendome Virtuoso Awards (for the highest […]
Maxim Lando 19 year old American pianist Maxim Lando, a 2020 Gilmore Young Artist and Musical America’s New Artist of the Month, made international headlines when he performed together with Lang Lang, Chick Corea, and the Philadelphia Orchestra led by […]
Alice Burla 25-year-old Alice Burla, called an “extraordinary talent” by the New York Times, stands out for her colorful, spiritual and intelligent approach to music. Her strong desire to share music and her exquisite artistry have led her to perform […]
Ignas Maknickas In July 2021 Ignas Maknickas received “The Queen’s Commendation for Excellence” as the highest scoring graduate of the Royal Academy of Music. He was awarded First Prize at the XIX Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Youth in Szafarnia, […]
Aidan Mikdad Dutch pianist Aidan Mikdad was born on November 19th, 2001. He studies with Professor Joanna MacGregor at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was awarded the prestigious Bicentenary Scholarship for graduate studies. In June 2021, he graduated […]