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27th New Orleans International Piano Competition (NOIPC) and Keyboard Festival

July 22, 2018 at 4:00 pmJuly 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Chosen from over 150 international auditions, twelve of the world’s top emerging pianists are invited to New Orleans for a week of magnificent piano playing as the semi-finalists compete for cash and performance prizes totaling over $35,000. The competition is held concurrently with the New Orleans Keyboard Festival and Piano Institute. The New Orleans Piano Institute features masterclasses as well as recitals that are open to the public and free of charge. Guest Artists, Russian-American pianist and Gold Medalist of the 2004 NOIPC and French violinist Chloé Kiffer, will open the Keyboard Festival with a recital featuring the works of Maurice Ravel and Igor Stravinsky. Tickets will be available starting June 1, 2018. The 12 Semi-Finalists Invited to New Orleans are:

Sung Chang, South Korea

Yixiang Hou, China

Jaeweon David Huh, South Korea

Andreas Ioannides, United Kingdom

Arisa Onoda, Japan

Or Re’em, Israel

Misuzu Tanaka, Japan

Alessandro Tosi, Italy

Yuchong Wu, China

Lin Ye, China

Hyun Ji You, South Korea

Ziang Xu, China


All Event Pass: regular $150, student/senior $140

Sunday, July 22, 4:00 PM: Guest Artist Recital: regular $22, student/senior $17

Monday, July 23, 7:00 PM: Semifinal Round I Day 1: regular $22, student/senior $17

Tuesday, July 24, 7:00 PM: Semifinal Round I Day 2: regular $22, student/senior $17

Wednesday, July 25, 7:00 PM: Semifinal Round I Day 3: regular $22, student/senior $17

Thursday, July 26, 7:00 PM: Semifinal Round II Day 1: regular $27, student/senior $22

Friday, July 27, 7:00 PM: Semifinal Round II Day 2: regular $27, student/senior $22

Saturday, July 28: New Orleans Piano Institute Student Showcase Recital: Open to public (time TBA)

Sunday, July 29, 2:00 PM: Final Round: regular $35, student/senior $30



July 22, 2018 at 4:00 pm
July 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm
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Musical Arts Society of New Orleans
(504) 899-4826


Additional information
Tickets are available beginning June 1.


Roussel Hall, Loyola University of New Orleans
6363 St. Charles Ave.
New Olreans, LA United States
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