Jan Jiracek von Arnim
Jan Jiracek von Arnim is a winning laureate of the Ferruccio Busoni International Competition in Italy, the Maria Canals International Piano Competition in Spain, and the Van Cliburn Piano Competition. He maintains an active performance schedule in venues around the world, such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center in New York, Musashino Hall Tokyo, Seoul Arts Center, Philharmonie Berlin, and Musikverein in Vienna. He also gives master classes on a regular basis in North America, Asia and Europe. Jiracek von Arnim was appointed professor for piano at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien in 2001. He is frequently invited as a juror for numerous international piano competitions, such as the Busoni International Piano Competition and the Hamamatsu Competition, Japan. Since 2011, he has served as the Artistic Director of the International Beethoven Piano Competition Vienna.