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ANNOUNCEMENT

Dear contestants of the Sixth NTD International Piano Competition (NIPC):

Thank you very much for your consistent understanding, patience, and support!

It is our great pleasure to announce that the Sixth edition of NIPC will resume this October in New York City, USA.

The central aim of NIPC is to enable our future generations to inherit the legacy of classical piano music holistically and to integrate its spiritual power with the utmost technical skills. The true spirit of the piano competition is a meeting of like minds, which would enrich the musical understandings and experiences of the contestants. This would best be achieved in the context of exchange and interaction under one roof. In that case, pianists would deliver the finest music to the audiences.

Although our competition has been delayed for nearly a year due to the various hurdles imposed by the pandemic, we never lose hope that we will meet and celebrate in New York in due course, because we are connected by the same passion for classical piano music.

As the organizer of NIPC, we are excited to welcome each of you in person this fall. Let’s join forces and continue the legacy of classical piano. What’s more, we can inspire the world with these masterpieces, and bring back hope, courage, and faith!

Organizing Committee of the Sixth NIPC

April 20, 2022

 

BEST MOMENTS OF 2019 NTD INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION

Final (part 1)

Final (part 2)

Awards Ceremony

Gold winner Vladimir Petrov-2019 NTD international Piano Competition semi-final
Gold winner Vladimir Petrov
Silver winner Nicolas Giacomelli-2019 NTD International Piano Competition semi-final
Silver winner Nicolas Giacomelli
Bronze winner Sanghie Lee-2019 NTD International Piano Competition semi-final
Bronze winner Sanghie Lee
Finalist Shih-Yeh Lu-2019 NTD International Piano Competition semi-final
Winner of the Best Rendition Award of the Commissioned Composition, finalist Shih-Yeh Lu
Finalist Olena Miso-2019 NTD International Piano Competition semi-final
Finalist Olena Miso
Finalist Maxim Anikushin-2019 NTD International Piano Competition semi-final
Finalist Maxim Anikushin

About Us

Mission

The New Tang Dynasty Television (NTD Television) “International Piano Competition” is one in a series of international cultural and arts events sponsored by NTD Television. The mission of this competition is to promote traditional arts of pure authenticity, pure goodness, and pure beauty, bring back the glory of piano masterpieces from the Baroque, Classical, and Romantic periods.

The competition’s commitment to artistic excellence is a means to allow the 250-year legacy of piano literature to continue to flourish. We believe this repertoire is a treasure of mankind and should be passed onto future generations to come.

Organizer

The competition was established in 2008 by NTD Television. As the largest Chinese media group outside of the mainland, we disseminate traditional culture to audiences around the world through television, newspapers, magazines, websites and social media. Semifinal and Final of the competition will be broadcasted through live stream video on the Internet. The recording of the competition will be edited into a TV special to broadcast on NTD’s TV network.

Commissioned Composition

It is our great honor to be permitted to select and rearrange one of the vocal pieces composed by world-renowned composer and Artistic Director of Shen Yun Performing Arts – D. F. – to be this competition’s Commissioned Composition. Pianists who make it to the semi-finals will have the opportunity to perform this specially commissioned composition. A “Best Rendition Award of the Commissioned Composition” is established for the competition.

Inheriting the characteristics of the Music of Shen Yun, the Commissioned Composition features the perfect harmony of Eastern and Western classical music. The Western piano serves as a foundation, accentuating the distinct sound of Chinese classical music. The bedrock of soul-stirring melodies from the ancient Middle Kingdom is fully brought to life by a Western instrument, the piano. The perfect harmony of Eastern and Western classical music is what makes the Commissioned Composition unique.

About NTD

New Tang Dynasty (NTD) Television is world’s first independent, non-profit Chinese-language TV broadcaster.

Founded in New York City in 2001 by Chinese Americans, NTD has since grown to be the largest Chinese TV network in North America, available via satellite, cable, and over-the-air channels. NTD serves more than 100 million people around the world.

NTD News, our flagship program, strives to provide insightful coverage of China with the highest ethical standards, providing a truthful, uncensored alternative to state-run Chinese media in Chinese and a dozen other languages.

NTD has also gained an international reputation for its multi-faceted educational and entertainment programs. We bring together the finest in both Eastern and Western cultures, and has been a leader in promoting traditional arts and culture.

Beyond our TV programming, NTD organizes and sponsors a range of performances, arts exhibitions, public forums, and outreach programs. NTD is the organizer of a series of Global Competitions, including Classical Chinese Dance, Martial Arts, Oil Painting and Piano Competitions. NTD is the proud sponsor of world-renowned Shen Yun Performing Arts and Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra.

AWARDS

GOLD: $10,000

SILVER: $6,000

BRONZE: $3,000

BEST RENDITION OF THE COMMISSIONED COMPOSITION: $3,000

Congratulations to all 2019 WINNERS!

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