Helena Azevedo in Concert

Helena Azevedo in Concert On Sunday evening, November 22 at 6 pm, immediately following the 2015 Classical Viennese Festival, guest pianist, Helena Azevedo will perform in a special recital event. This is the second concert on the 2015-16 season of the KB Piano Series. Brazilian pianist Helena Azevedo was accepted at age six into the youth program at the Carlos…

2015 Winners

2015 Winners After the conclusion of the 2015 Festival, it is our great pleasure to introduce the 2015 winners of the Seattle International Piano Competition. Visit our picture gallery, highlighting many memorable moments from the festival. For more details about the participants and winners, visit our winners page. Youth Ages 9 and under Gold medals…

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events

Seattle Int’l Piano Festival Events Sixth Seattle International Piano Competition, October 16-19, 2015 The 2015 Seattle International Piano Festival & Competition approaches. In one week, hear the finalists and winners chosen out of nearly 300 applicants from Australia, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Georgia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Latvia, Netherlands, New…

The SIPF Seeks Hosts

The SIPF Seeks Hosts The SIPF seeks generous and hospitable people — particularly those with a piano — to host one of the many international artists coming to compete in the final round of the Seattle International Piano Competition between October 16 and 19. Those who have hosted before have truly loved the experience and…

Bachfest is Coming!

Bachfest is Coming! Why Bach? Friday, September 18 marks the deadline for the 2015 Bach Festival. There is still time for participants to enter. This marks the sixth year the SIPF has presented this festival for regional pianists and violinists. The music of J. S. Bach represents one of the pinnacle achievements of humankind in art.…

María Manzano in Concert

María Manzano in Concert On Sunday evening, September 27 at 6 pm, immediately following the 2015 Bach Festival, guest pianist, María Manzano (Spain) will perform in a special recital event. A native of Cadiz, Ms. Manzano received her education at the Liceu Conservatory in Barcelona, and the L’École Normale Supérieure de Musique de Paris in…

Preliminary Results of the 2015 SIPC

The preliminary round for the 2015 Seattle International Piano Competition has closed. At this time, the listening committee has made its decision, and we look forward to distributing the results to the many talented participants. As each new edition of the competition turns, the level of musicianship and pianism reaches a new strata. This year’s…