Daumants Liepiņš, 24, has already established himself as one of the core musicians in his country – in 2017 he won the Grand Prix of the Lielā Mūzikas Balva (Latvian National Grand Music Award) in the Young Artist of the Year category, which is the most prestigious award for a classical musician in Latvia. In 2019 he won the top prize at the Maria Canals Competition (Barcelona) and last year he became laureate of the George Enescu International Piano
Dmytro Choni won the 1st prize and Gold Medal at the 2018 Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition. He is also a laureate of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition (Italy, 2017), the San Marino International Piano Competition (San Marino, 2016), and top winner at the Bösendorfer International Piano Competition (USA, 2019), the Los Angeles International Piano Competition (2018) and the Roma International Piano Competition (Italy, 2017). Dmytro is also the recipient of the “Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli Prize” (2017).
Sae Yoon Chon, 23, is the 1st prize winner of the 2018 Dublin International Piano Competition. His numerous other accolades include prizes at the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York, the Jose Iturbi Competition, as well as piano competitions in Los Angeles, Seoul and Hilton Head.
Luigi Carroccia, 28, was born into a musical family and his first piano teachers were his father and grandfather. Later on he studied with Giorgia Alessandra Brustia at the Claudio Monteverdi Conservatory in Bolzano and Pascal Nemirovski at the Royal Conservatory Birmingham, where he received a full scholarship and a Junior fellowship.