Arena – Percussion Concerto No. 1 chosen as final concerto in the last round of ARD International Music Competition in Münich.
Since its inception in 1952, the ARD International Music Competition has become one of the most prestigious classical music competitions. It was started by the broadcasting corporations of what was once known as the Federal Republic of Germany. It is run under the backing of the Bayerischer Rundfunk and takes place usually in September. Winning a prize at this ARD International Music Competition has been an enormous aid for internationally famous artists such as Jessye Norman, Francisco Araiza, Natalia Gutman, Christoph Eschenbach, Nobuko Imai, Mitsuko Uchida, Thomas Quasthoff, Yuri Bashmet, Christian Tetzlaff, Sharon Kam, Heinz Holliger, Isabelle Moretti, Peter Sadlo, and Maurice André, to name just a few.
Final round: September 10, 6:00 PM, in Herkulessal der Residenz, Münich.
Prize winner’s concert: September 19, 8:00 PM, in Herkulessal der Residenz, Münich.