SIPCA 2012 Competitors Announced

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We’d like to congratulate the many talented young pianists that have made it through to Stage 1 for the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia 2012.

The Stage 1 competitors and the cities they auditioned in are:


Arta Anicane from London

Alexandra Beliakovich from New York

Mikhail Berestnev from New York

Feng Bian from Los Angeles

Guido Biddau from Rome

Wei Cao from Paris

Stefan Cassomenos from Sydney

Angelika Fuchs from New York

Tanya Gabrielian from New York

James Guan from Sydney

Stefano Guarascio from Sydney

Atsushi Imada from Tokyo

Maya Irgalina from London

Elizaveta Ivanova from Hamburg

Wenbin Jin from New York

Joanne Kang from New York

Nikolay Khozyainov from Moscow

Jin-Hong Li from Shanghai

Brian Lin from New York

Ke Lin from Sydney

Aaron Liu from Sydney

Ilaria Loatelli from Rome

Dmitry Onishchenko from Vienna

Olga Paliy from London

Marios Panteliadis from Rome

Poom Prommachart from Singapore

Alex Raineri from Sydney

Lu SHen from New York

Yinfan Sun from Shanghai

Benoit Tourette from Paris

Sean Yeh from New York

Jung-Yeon Yim from Los Angeles

Qian Yong from Los Angeles

Tomoaki Yoshida from Vienna

Avan Yu from Hamburg

Hao Zhu from Shanghai



The Reserve list competitors are (in order of merit)



Konrad Olszewski from Sydney

Anton Smirnov from Los Angeles

David Aladashvili from New York

Olga Jegunova from London

Jing Jing Wan from Singapore



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