2018 Competition Information

Prizewinners Details: 

1st Prize –SaeYoon Chon – South Korea – who also received the Mai Hannon Prize for best performance of a Liszt piece in any round of the Competition

2nd Prize – Evren Ozel, USA – who also received the Bridget Doolan Prize for the best performance of a Mozart piece in any round of the Competition and the Chopin Prize in memory of Joseph McCullough for the best performance of a Chopin piece in any round of the Competition.

3rd Prize – Alexey Sychev – Russia

4th Prize – Aristo Sham – Hong Kong who also received the National Symphony Orchestra Concerto Prize.

The Charles J. Brennan Prize, for the highest placed Irish Competitor was won by Eoín Fleming , who also receives the McCullough Bursary, the National Concert Hall Prize, the RTÉ Prize and the Key Capital Prize for the best performance of the Irish Commissioned Piece.

Alim Beisembayev -Kazakhstan- won the Ita Stephens Prize for the best performance of a piece by Beethoven in the Competition


 

Finals Details:

The Finals take place on Tuesday 29th May at the National Concert Hall, Dublin. The starting time is 7 p.m. and the schedule and programme is as follows:

  1. Evrin Ozel: Chopin Concerto No. 1 in e minor, op. 11
  2. Aristo Sham: Prokofiev Concerto No. 3 in C, op. 26
  3. Alexey Sychev: Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1 in b flat minor, op. 23
  4. Sae Yoon Chon: Prokofiev Concerto No. 2 in g minor, op. 16

Tickets are available at the door, online at www.nch.ie or by calling 01 417 0000

Read about Andrew Mogrelia, the conductor for the finals night here.


 

Semi – Finals Details: 

The semi-finals will take place on Saturday the 26th May and Sunday the 27th May at the National Concert Hall Dublin. The staring time is 14.30 on both days, with six competitors performing each day. The results will be announced on Sunday night. Full details on the times and each competitor’s programme are available here: Semi-Final_2018

Tickets are available at the door, online at www.nch.ie or by calling 01 417 0000


 

Round Two Details: 

The second round will take place this Wednesday the 23rd May and Thursday 24th May in the RDS, Dublin. There will be 3 sessions per day for this round. Full details of the times and each competitor’s programme are available here: Round Two 2018.

The sessions will start at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Ticket prices are: €7 per session and €18 per day (for 3 sessions). Tickets are available at the box office at the RDS.
The results for this round will be given on Thursday night, at the end of the final session.


 

Below you will find the details of all the scheduling of this years DIPC Competition.

The first round will commence on Friday 18th May at the RDS Dublin. 

Session 1 is from 09.30 to 12.54

Session 2 is from 14.00 to 17.24

There is no evening session as our 2015 winner Nathalia Milstein is performing in the National Concert Hall at 19.30 with the RTE NSO

The first round will continue on Saturday 19th May at the RDS Dublin.

Session 1 is from 09.30 to 12.54

Session 2 is from 14.00 to 17.24

Session 3 is from 19.30 to 22.23

The first round continues into Sunday 20th May at the RDS Dublin.

Session 1 is from 09.30 to 12.54

Session 2 is from 14.00 to 17.24

Session 3 is from 19.30 to 22.23

The first round will finish on Monday 21st May at the RDS Dublin.

Session 1 is from 09.30 to 12.54

Session 2 is from 14.00 to 17.24

Session 3 is from 19.30 to 22.23

Tickets are available at the RDS; €7 per session and €18 per day (3 sessions)

The results of the first round will be given on Monday evening, at the end of the sessions for that day.

The second round will take place on Wednesday the 23rd May and Thursday 24th May in the RDS, Dublin. There will be 3 sessions per day for this round, and full details will appear here. The sessions will start at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
The results for this round will be given on Thursday night, at the end of the final session.

The Semi-finals will be held in the National Concert Hall on Saturday and Sunday 26th and 27th May at 14.30 and 19.30 and the results of the semi-final round will be given on Sunday night once the sessions are completed.

The Finals take place on Tuesday 29th May in the National Concert Hall, starting at 7pm and ending at 11pm approx. with prize giving on stage

All details on the scheduling and ticket prices will appear here.

 

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