Faculty​​​

by alphabetical order

Stefan Arnold
26th - 31st of July
Winner of the Senigallia International Piano Competition, of the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb and of the International Bösendorfer Competition, Stefan Arnold has performed in many of the world’s major concert hall.
Yuri Bogdanov
17th - 22nd of of July
Prizewinner of several international competitions, he is piano professor at the Gnessin Russian Music Academy. He participated as jury member in many international piano competitions.
Andrea Bonatta
22nd - 25th of of July
Professor at the Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum of Salzburg and at the University of Shangai. Artistic Advisor of the International Piano Competition “F. Liszt” of Utrecht, and jury member of the most important piano competitions, such as Beethoven of Bonn, Géza Anda, Cleveland, etc.
Roberto Cappello
1st - 9th of of July
After he won the ‘Busoni’s Price’ in 1976, he began a great career, and become an acclaimed protagonist in the most prestigious theaters all over the world. Since 2010 he is the Director of the Conservatory ‘Arrigo Boito’ in Parma
Ratko Delorko
1st - 6th of August
Ratko Delorko is one of the most versatile musicians of our time. He currently teaches at the "Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Frankfurt" in addition to his tour schedule.
Antonio Di Cristofano
13th - 15th of July
Guest Professor at the Xiamen Conservatory in China and invited as jury member in many international piano competitions, Antonio Di Cristofano played as soloist all around the world with the most prestigious orchestra.
Yuri Didenko
17th - 23rd of July
Internationally acclaimed Russian pianist and prizewinner of numerous competition in Italy, USA, Belgium. Member of the Presidium of the Scriabin Foundation, he is Vice-president of the International Rachmaninov Society.
Svetlana Eganian
19th - 23rd of July
Professor at the Conservatory of Music and Dance of Lyon, jury member in international competitions. President and Director of the G.C.I.P Competition, founder and Artistic Director of International Piano Competition in Lyon.
Sorin Enachescu
24th - 31st of July
Finalist of the “A. Casagrande” International Competition in Italy. He is piano professor at the University of the Arts in Berlin and gives masterclass all over the world. His students won international prizes in Germany, Italy and USA.
Janina Fialkowska
3rd - 7th of July
Her career was launched by Arthur Rubinstein after her prize-winning performance at his inaugural Master Piano Competition in Israel. Jury member of some of the world’s most prestigious piano competitions.
Andreas Frölich
10th - 15th of July
Prizewinner of international piano competitions, as Senigallia, Milano, Vienna. Concertized all around the world. Professor at the Hochschule für Musik of Cologne and at the Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum of Salzburg.
Deniz Arman Gelenbe
1st - 6th of August
Deniz Arman Gelenbe has been acclaimed as one the best chamber musicians of our time. Invited to give masterclasses, she is professor at Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London and at Schola Cantorum in Paris.
Pavel Gililov
22nd - 25th of July
Professor at at the Mozarteum in Salzburg and jury member in many international competitions, Pavel Gililov founded the Telekom Beethoven Competition in Bonn where he is currently artistic director and jury chairman.
Pasquale Iannone
1st - 7th of July
Top prize winner at the "Gina Bachauer" International Piano Competition and Second Prize and the Special Fauré Prize at the New Orleans International Piano Competition. Many of his pupils have won international prizes.
Ayami Ikeba
16th - 20th of July
Second prize (first not assigned) at the age of 18 in the "F. Busoni" International Piano Competition. Professor at the "Universität für Musik" in Graz, now she is head of the Piano Department. 
Eugen Indjic
1st - 6th of August
Prize-winner of Warsaw, Leeds, and Rubinstein. Professor at the Schola Cantorum in Paris, he is a frequent jury member of international competitions. Performed with the leading orchestras Bernstein, Gergiev, etc…
Hisako Kawamura
17th - 23rd of July
First Prizes at the Concours Clara Haskil, the A. Casagrande International Piano Competition, the G.B. Viotti International Music Competition. Professor at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen and at the Tokyo College of Music.
Matthias Kirschnereit
23rd - 26th of July
Matthias Kirschnereit repeatedly won prizes at competitions like the Concours Géza Anda in Zurich. His mentors were Murray Perahia, Claudio Arrau and Sándor Végh. He helds a professorship at the Rostok Academy of Music.
Juan Lago
1st - 6th of August
He performed in Italy, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Turkey, United States, China, and Spain. Artistic Director of the Campillos International Piano Competition. Faculty member of the José Iturbi Conservatory.
Hui-Ying Liu Tawaststjerna
16th - 23rd of July
Recitalist, chamber musician and soloist, she performed around the world. Professor at the Sibelius Academy, has taught a number of winners of international piano competitions. President of the Chopin Society of Finland.
Leonel Morales
24th - 29th of July
Professor at the Faculty of Music and Performing Arts at the University “Alfonso X el Sabio” and at the Sommerakademie Mozarteum of Salzburg. Invited to be part of jury at major International Piano Competitions.
Maurizio Moretti
5th - 10th of July
Performed in the most famous European concert halls and with the most prestigious orchestras. Professor at the Schola Cantorum in Paris and guest professor at the Kusatsu Festival and Academy in Japan.
Lev Natochenny
3rd - 9th of July
Gold Medal at the Busoni International Competition and Gina Bachauer Award, faculty at the Kalaidos Muskihochschule, and Founder and Artistic Director of the “International Piano Institute for Superior Performance Studies”.
Gerlinde Otto
1st - 9th of July
Professorship in piano at the “Franz Liszt” School of Music Weimar. She is also a frequent jury member at national and international music competitions. She performed all around the world as soloist and in chamber music.
Rolf Plagge
3rd - 9th of July
Prizes winner of the Busoni Competition, the ARD Competition, the Gina Bachauer Competition, the Concours Reine Elisabeth and Tchaikovsky Piano Competition. Professor at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg.
Philippe Raskin
10th - 16th of July
Winner of the Lyon International Piano Competition, Philippe has performed many recitals all over the world. Jury member in several international piano competitions, he will start teaching at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels.
Vitaly Samoshko
1st - 6th of August
Winner of the Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition of Belgium and II prizes at the Busoni, Senigallia, Concours Montréal and A. Rubinstein Piano Competition. Professor at the Conservatory of Ghent.
Ilja Scheps
10th - 15th of July
Professor at the Musikhochschule of Cologne. Artistic director of Paderewski International Piano Academy in Bydgoszcz. Jury member of international piano competitions. Chairman of “Prix Amadeo” Piano Competition.
Henri Sigfridsson
8th - 15th of July
First prize and the audience prize in the International Beethoven Competition Bonn, second prize and the audience prize at the Géza Anda Competition. He has been appointed as a professor in Essen Folkwang University.
Salvatore Spanò
6th - 9th of July
Prizewinner of the International Piano Competition "Maria Canals" and of the International Piano Competition in Pretoria. Performed all around the world. Director and piano professor at the Conservatoire "L. Campiani" in Mantova.
Balázs Szokolay
24th - 28th of July
Prizewinner at many international piano and chamber music competitions, including Leeds, Brussels, Montreal, Terni and Budapest. Juror in major music competitions and professor at the Hochschule für Musik of Weimar.
Gabriel Tacchino
1st - 6th of August
Launched on his career by Herbert von Karajan, performed under other great conductors as Pierre Monteux, Riccardo Muti, Patrick Gallois, Shlomo Mintz, Jean-Claude Casadesus. Professors at the Paris Schola Cantorum.
Erik Tawaststjerna
16th - 23rd of July
Professor of piano and Head of Piano Studies at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki. Co-director of the biennial Espoo International Piano Festival near Helsinki and served as juror on many prestigious piano competitions.
Andreas Weber
23rd - 30th of July
Member of jury in national and international piano competitions, he is professor for piano at the University Mozarteum and since 2005 he is the head of the Leopold Mozart Institut for highly talented young students.
Arkadi Zenziper
10th - 18th of July
Winner of international competitions, he is professor and dean of piano department at Dresden’s Hochschule Carl Maria von Weber. He is on the adjudicating panel of the Anton Rubinstein International Piano competition.
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