Slovenian pianist cleans up in Sydney

Slovenian pianist cleans up in Sydney


norman lebrecht

July 19, 2021

The Italian-Slovenian pianist Alexander Gadjiev came first and won six additional six prizes at the 2021 Sydney International Piano Competition, which was held online.

Second was a Ukrainian Artem Yasynskyy. In third place was a Javanese-Australian, Calvin Abdiel.

Gadjiev, who studied in Salzburg is now based in Berlin. Hehas previously won the Hamamatsu in Japan.


  • Michael Kaykov says:

    He’s an incredible pianist. Massive congratulations

  • Karl says:

    He presently studies with Edgar Nebolsin in Berlin. The performing business is about to restart. Good luck to him.

  • Ted says:

    What a terrible sound …