The order of the competitors in Round 1 of the 1st Ljubljana Festival International Piano Competition is known

24. 02. 2023

Today was the introductory meeting of the 1st Ljubljana Festival International Piano Competition. The competitiors were greeted by the artistic director of the competition Epifanio Comis and after that the draw for the order of performances followed.

The selection of the piano to be played by the competitors is still in progress. They can choose from Steinway & Sons, Fazioli and Yamaha pianos.

Tomorrow, 25 February, Evgenii Evgrafov will be the first to perform at 10.00 am and then the contestants will follow each other in alphabetical order. We kindly invite you join us in the Slovenian Philharmonic. Tickets for all the events of the first two rounds are free. You can pick them up at Križanke Box Office from Monday to Friday from 10.00 am till 4.00 pm and one hour before the start of each event at the Slovenian Philharmonic.

You can see snapshots from the introductory meeting here.

We wish all competitors the best of luck.

The order of the competitors in Round 1:

Saturday, 25 February

10.00–10.50 am: Evgenii Evgrafov
10.55–11.45 am: Jure Goručan


12.00–12.50 pm: Luca Grianti
12.55–1.45 pm: Nabeel Hayek


3.00–3.50 pm: Yi-Chung Huang
3.55–4.45 pm: Fantee Jones


5.00–5.50 pm: Uladzislau Khandohi
5.55–6.45 pm: Roman Lopatynskyi

Sunday, 26 February

10.00–10.50 am: Jonathan Mak
10.55–11.45 am: Arsenii Mun


12.00–12.50 pm: Élisabeth Pion
12.55–1.45 pm: Aleksandar Raos


3.00–3.50 pm: Ilya Shmukler
3.55–4.45 pm: Urban Stanič


5.00–5.50 pm: Vitaly Starikov
5.55–6.45 pm: Kostandin Tashko

Monday, 27 February

10.00–10.50 am: Yuanfan Yang
10.55–11.45 am: Ryan Martin Bradshaw


12.00–12.50 pm: Yan Cai
12.55–1.45 pm: Yangrui Cai


3.00–3.50 pm: Kai-Min Chang
3.55–4.45 pm: Wanchuan Chen

4.45–6.00 pm: Jury voting
6.00 pm: Announcement of Round 1 results

The programme in Round 1 will be moderated by Klemen Kocijančič.