13.09.2011 The VII Mikael Tariverdiev organ competition is over
The VII Mikael Tariverdiev organ competition is over. The winners were awarded in Kaliningrad Cathedral on September, 11. In the competition 48 organists from 26 countries took part. 19 of them who were chosen in selection rounds in Kansas, Hamburg, Moscow and Astana played in Kaliningrad Philharmonic Society Concert Hall. Six of them performed in the final round in Kaliningrad Cathedral.
Two Third Prizes has gone to Dina Ikhina (Russia) and Baptiste-Florian Marle-Ouvrard (France). The Second Prize has gone to Christian Drengk (Germany). Three Diplomas have gone to Antonina Krymova, Alexsandra Stashenko (Russia) and Leila Akshpekova (Kazakhstan).
Special Prize fir the best Mikael Tariverdiev’s compositions – to Dina Ikhina (Russia).
Specials Prizes have got:
Christian Drengk - Michaelis Kirshe Prize, Orgelkring Roermond Foundation Special Prize (solo concerts), Audience Prize, Radio Russia Prize, Hofmann Prize (For the best interpretation of F. Liszt)
Baptiste-Florian Marle-Ouvrard - St. Peterburg’s Philharmonic Society Special Prize, Rigas Dom’s Special Prize, Kaliningrad Cathedral Special Prize, Mikhail Glinka Museum’s Prize (solo concerts)
Dina Ikhina - Shuke of Potsdam Prize, International Center Od festivals and competition’s Prize (solo concerts in Berlin and Prague)
Alexsandra Stashenko – Art of the Good Foundation Prize (solo concert in Cathedral, Moscow), Kaliningrad Region Governor’s Prize
Natalia Mikhailova and Margarita Eskina – “Hope of Russia” (the personal Prize of Georgiy Boos)
Nikole Keller – National University of Kasakhstan Special Prize (solo concert in Astana, CD recording)
Iohanna Solomonidu - Faith, Hope and Love Prize (Vera Tariverdieva personal prize)
Julia Tamminenn – Art-Assembly and Tavricheskaya Chapel Special prize for the best baroque music interpretation (solo concert)