Surprise: Poles win Chopin contestmain
On September 13th the final-round auditions of the 1st International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments were completed. The jury, led by Artusz Szklener, awarded prizes and honorable mentions.
1st prize (15 000 €) – Tomasz Ritter (Poland)
2nd prize ex aequo (10 000 €) – Naruhiko Kawaguchi, Aleksandra Świgut (Japan, Poland)
3rd prize (5 000 €) – Krzysztof Książek (Poland)