Named after the renowned Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, the competition has been held in Russia every four years since 1958. It is open to pianists, violinists, and cellists aged 16 to 32, as well as singers aged 19 to 32. The 17th competition, which featured six different specialties (piano, violin, cello, voice, brass instruments, and woodwinds), received an impressive 742 entries from 41 countries worldwide. The piano category alone had 153 entries from 23 countries.
|Ta Quang Dong was announced to be one of the judges. Photo: Screenshot|
|Ta Quang Dong, a member of the jury of the piano competition. Photo courtesy of the organizer|
This year’s competition wrapped up on July 1, with Gold Medal going to Sergei Davydchenko (Russia).