Canadian pianist Tony Yike Yang, who won first prize in Oberlin’s Thomas and Evon Cooper International Piano Competition in 2014 at the age of 15, is among the ten finalists competing in Poland’s 17th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition from October 18-20 in Warsaw.
Mike Telin interviewed Yang for this publication following his win at the Cooper Competition. Read the article here.
The Chopin Competition maintains a comprehensive website that includes live streams of its sessions. The October 19 Grand Final session will be streamed beginning at noon EDT (6:00 pm Central European Time). Contestants will play their choice of Chopin’s two concertos with the Symphony Orchestra of the Warsaw Philharmonic conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk.