Concours & Festivals

Concours Géza Anda 2018#

Concours Géza Anda 2018

From 3 to 12 June 2018


The prizewinners of the Géza Anda Competition 2018 are:


1. Prize: Claire HUANGCI, USA, 1990
2. Prize: Jong Hai PARK, South Korea, 1990
3. Prize: Sergej TANIN, Russia, 1995


Claire HUANGCI - Winner of the Mozart Prize donated by the Musikkollegium Winterthur
Sergej TANIN - Winner of the public prize donated by the Privatbank IHAG Zürich AG
Honggi KIM, South Korea - Winner of the Schumann Prize donated by Artists Management Co Ltd.
Gloria CIANCHETTA, Italy - Winner of the Hortense Anda Bührle Award

All concerts of Géza Anda Competition are available as VOD at


The Géza Anda Competition 2018 took place in Zurich and Winterthur for the 14th time, from 3 to 12 June 2018 within the Festspiele Zurich.

For detailed information such as conditions for participation, the composition of the jury, the compulsory programme, prizes etc., please check out the website


- General conditions of participation (german)

- General conditions of participation (english)

- Festivalposter





Christian Zacharias, Chairman (Germany)
Andrea Bonatta (Italy)
Peter Lang (Austria)
Prof. Dr. Robert Levin (USA)
Aleksander Madzar (Serbia)
Alexei Volodin (Russia)
Nathalie Wappler (Switzerland)






Argovia Philharmonic – 3 concerts in the season with Orchestra (Claire Huangci)
Argovia Philharmonic - Chamber music matinee on 19 April 2020 in the Kultur- & Kongresshaus (Claire Huangci) - cancelled due to the Corona Virus



Kunsthalle Ziegelhütte - Recital on 1 March 2019 (Sergey Tanin)



Harmonia Novissima - Recital on 17 November 2019 in the Auditorium APC (Claire Huangci)




Bad Münder
Philharmonisches Kammerorchester Wernigerode - Beethovens piano concerto no. 1 on 22 May 2019 under the baton of Christian Fitzner (Semifinalist Yeon-Min Park)



Bad Säckingen
Säckinger Kammermusikabende – Recital on 25 November 2018 in the Kursaal (Claire Huangci) and on 17 January 2021 (Sergey Tanin)


Camerata Musicale Barese  - Recital on 13 November 2019 in the Teatro Showville (Claire Huangci)



Concerts on 25/26 March 2020 accompanied by the EPOS under the baton of Charles Dutoit in the Musical Theater (Sergey Tanin) - cancelled due to the Corona Virus

Stiftung Thiébaud-Frey – Trio on 10 May 2020 with Sebastian Bohren / Nadege Rochat with works by Ravel, Beethoven, Rachmaninov, Brahms within the series „Concerts Lauréats“ (Claire Huangci)

Recital on 27 July 2021 (Sergey Tanin)



Yehudi Menuhin Forum - Recital (Sergey Tanin)



Stiftstheater – Recital on 4 November 2018 within the Kulturlandschafts-Tage (Sergey Tanin)


Société philharmonique de Bienne – Recitals on 2 December 2018 and on 23 February 2020 -with live broadcast by RSR, in the series „Podium Junger Künstler“ and in the Beethoven Cycle in the Logensaal (Claire Huangci)



Kongresshaus - Prokofievs piano concerti no. 4 & 5 on 17 June 2020 with the Sinfonie Orchester Biel Solothurn under the baton of Kaspar Zehnder (Claire Huangci)


Internationales Pianistenfestival – Recital on 24 January 2020 (Honggi Kim) and on  29 January 2021 (Jong Hai Park) in the Kongresshalle 


Amici della Musica - Recital on 16 November 2019 in the Teatro Savoia (Claire Huangci)



Festival Internazionale di Musica da Camera – Openair-Recital within the Giornate Géza Anda on 21 July 2018 Piazza Corallini (Claire Huangci) and on 19 July 2020 (Sergey Tanin)


Theater- & Konzertvereinigung - Recital on 29 September 2019 in the Rathaussaal (Honggi Kim)



Konzertzirkel – Recital on 20 October 2018 in the church (Sergey Tanin)


Musikdorf – Recitals on 9 and 10 July 2019 in the church  with broadcast by RSR/Espace 2 (Claire Huangci and Sergey Tanin)
Musikdorf - Duo-Recital on 15 July 2020 and Recital on 17 July 2020 in the church with boradcast by RSR/Espace 2 (Sergey Tanin)


SWR-Ettlinger Schlosskonzerte - Recital on 20 December 2020 in the Asamsaal (Claire Huangci)



Société des Concerts - Recital on 11 December 2019 in the Salle Equilibre (Sergey Tanin)



Kulturbüro – Matinees on 11 November 2018  (Sergey Tanin), on 9  December 2018 (Jong Hai Park), on 8 December 2019 (Honggi Kim), on 12 January 2020 (Yeon-Min Park) and on 8 March 2020 (Joachim Carr) in the series „Earthquake“ in the Kiesel k42 (



Tribune des jeunes - Recital on 26 April 2020 in the Studio Ernest Ansermet with Live-recording by RSR/Espace 2 (Sergey Tanin) postponed due to the Corona Virus



Kunst Gesellschaft - Recital on 11 September 2020 (Claire Huangci)


Greiz and Reichenbach
Mozarts piano concerto K. 466 on 16/21 November 2018 with the Vogtland Philharmonie under the baton of David Marlow (Sergey Tanin)


Chopin-Gesellschaft – Recital on 30 November 2018 in the Christuskirche (Claire Huangci) and Matinee on 16 June 2019 at the Untergut Lenthe (Jong Hai Park)


Nordwestdeutsche Philharmonie – German concert tour with Prokofievs piano concerto no. 2 under the baton of Yves Abel from 2 to 10 October 2018 (Claire Huangci)


Golden Festival - Recital/Chamber music concert on 22 August 2020 at the church (Jong Hai Park)



Gewandhaus zu Leipzig - Recital on 2 February 2019 in the Mendelssohn Hall – Steinway Prizewinner Concert with Radio broadcast on 12 February 2019 on MDR KULTUR (Jong Hai Park)


Kammermusikfest – Recital on 11 July 2019 in the Burg (Claire Huangci)


MUK - Rezital am 10. März 2019 - Steinway Prizewinner Concert (Jong Hai Park)



Kulturhaus - Mozart/Beethoven/Mendelssohn piano concertos on 24 January 2021 accompanied by the Lviv Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach (Yeon-Min Park/Sergey Tanin/Jong Hai Park)



BASF Kultur und Kunst – Matinee on 29 March 2020 in the Steinway-Prizewinner series  in the Gesellschaftshaus (Jong Hai Park) - concert cancelled due to the Corona Virus



Lucerne Piano Festival - Matinee on 20 November 2019 within the Debut-Series in the Lukaskirche (Claire Huangci)

Lucerne Symphony Orchestra - Recital and chamber music concert on 12/13 October 2019 on the Mount Pilatus (Claire Huangci)



Société Chopin de Lyon – Recital in the Salle Molière on 18 January 2019 (Sergey Tanin) and on 13 December 2019 (Claire Huangci)


Septembre Musical – Recital or concert with orchestra (Claire Huangci)


Mühlheim an der Ruhr/Germany
Stadthalle  - Mozart/Beethoven/Mendelssohn piano concertos on 22 January 2021 accompanied by the Lviv Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach (Yeon-Min Park/Sergey Tanin/Jong Hai Park)



Winners & Masters - Recital on 8 February 2020 in the Gasteig (Jong Hai Park)



Stiftung Klavier-Festival Ruhr – Recital on 28 May 2019 in the Museum für Kunst & Kultur within the Piano Festival Ruhr (Claire Huangci)


Muri-Kultur – Concert on 28 March 2020 with the European Philharmonic of Switzerland under the baton of Charles Dutoit in the Monastery of Muri (Claire Huangci) -  concert postponed due to the Corona Virus


Play Direct Academy in cooperation with Steinway & Sons Hamburg - Mozarts piano concerto K. 491 (1st movement) with the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris on 6 September 2019 in the Philharmonie/Studio philharmonique (Claire Huangci)



Società della Musica – Recital on 15 November 2019 in the Teatro Massimo (Claire Huangci)



Theaterclub - Mozart piano concerto K. 414 on 27 January 2019 with the Orchestre Le Phénix under the baton of Mathias Kleiböhmer in the Rittersaal of the castle (Honggi Kim)

Theaterclub - Recital on 29 September 2019 in the Rittersaal of the castle (Sergey Tanin)



Rachmaninovs piano concerto no. 3 on 16 September 2020 accompanied by the Orchestra Filarmonica de Pernambuco in  the Teatro Santa Isabel (Sergey Tanin)


Württembergische Philharmonie – concert with orchestra



Istituzione Universitaria dei Concerti - Recital with broadcast by Radio Vaticano on 12 November 2019 in the Aula of the Università Sapienza (Claire Huangci)


Schwarz Foundation gGmbH Munich – Recital in the Ancient Pythagorion Theatre on 14 August 2018 within the Samos Young Artists Festival (Sergey Tanin)


São José dos Campos/Brasilien
Virtuoses da Musica – 2 Recitals with stay as artist in residence


Musik-Collegium -Kulturelle Begegnungen – Matinee  on 8 December 2019 in the Rathauslaube (Claire Huangci)



Schilfkonzerte - Recital on 27 October 2018 (Sergey Tanin)



Sils Maria
Recital on 4 October 2019 in the Offene Kirche within the Russian Literature Seminary (Sergey Tanin)



Art et Musique – Recital on 6 October 2019 in the Hôtel de Ville with Live-Recording by RSR/Espace 2 (Sergey Tanin)


Fragart – Recital on 24 February 2019 in the Konzertsaal (Sergey Tanin)


St. Moritz
Hotel Laudinella – Recital on 19 or 21 March 2021 (Sergey Tanin)

Hotel Laudinella - Recital in August 2020 (Jong Hai Park)

Engadin Festival - Recital on 29 July 2019 (Claire Huangci)


St. Petersburg
Musical Olympus - Brahms piano concerto no. 1 on 3rd June 2019 with the Symphony Orchestra of the St. Petersburg State Academic Cappella under the baton of Anton Shaburov in the Mariinsky Concert Hall (Sergey Tanin)


St. Ursanne

Piano à St. Ursanne - Recital on 4 August 2021 at the Collegiale (Claire Huangci)

Festival Primoriccitelli - Recital on 14 November 2019 in the Aula Magna Convitto "M. Delfico" (Claire Huangci)


Festsaal of the University - Mozart/Beethoven/Mendelssohn piano concertos on 26 January 2021 accompanied by the Lviv Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Volker Schmidt-Gertenbach (Yeon-Min Park/Sergey Tanin/Jong Hai Park)



Swiss Alps Classics  - Matinee on 14 June 2020 in the Parkhotel Vitznau (Sergey Tanin)


Altenburg/Liszt Salon - Recital on 3 February 2019 - Steinway Prizewinner Concert (Jong Hai Park)


Musikkollegium Winterthur – Mozart piano concerto K. 466 under the baton of Clemens Schuldt on 8 April 2020 in the Stadthaus - recording by Swiss Radio SRF (Claire Huangci)


MS-Gesellschaft - Benefit concert on 2 December 2018 with Beethovens concerto Op. 61a and the Camerata Schweiz under the baton of Howard Griffiths in the Tonhalle Maag (Claire Huangci)



Musik an der ETH & UZH – Recital on 20  November 2018 in the  Semper-Aula (Claire Huangci)


Kulturhaus Helferei – Recitals on 6 November 2018 on invitation of the Privatbank IHAG Zürich AG (Jong Hai Park) and on 19 November 2019 (Sergey Tanin)


Razzia Seefeld –  a cooperation of the Orpheum-Stiftung and the Géza Anda Foundation Recitals and Duo-Recitasl on 17 November 2018 (Jong Hai Park) and on 2 November 2019 (Claire Huangci)


Theaterclub/Tonhalle Maag under the baton of Heiko M. Förster

Mozart piano concerti K. 488 and K. 467 on 2 September 2018 with the Zürcher Symphoniker (Jong Hai Park)
Beethoven piano concerti no. 3 and 5 with the Prague Royal Philharmonic on 20/21 October 2018 (Claire Huangci)
Tchaikovsky piano concerto no. 1 with the Royal Prague Philharmonic on 6 November 2018 (Sergey Tanin)
Beethoven piano concerto no. 5 with the Royal Prague Philharmonic on 4 January 2020 (Claire Huangci)
Mozart piano concerto and Gershwin Rhapsody in blue with the Royal Prague Philharmonic on 5 January 2020 (Claire Huangci)Beethoven Beethoven piano concerti no. 5 and 6 with the Prague Royal Philharmonic on 13 February 2020 (Claire Huangci)

Tchaikovsky piano concerto no. 1 with the Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie Konstanz/Heiko M. Förster on 8 July 2020 (Sergey Tanin)

Festspiele Zurich - Recital for the Supporter Club on 4 February 2019 in the Appenzellhaus (Sergey Tanin)

Private concert on 23 April 2020 in the ZKO-Haus (Sergey Tanin) - concert postponed due to the Corona Virus


Zunftkonzerte - Recital on 1 September 2019 in the Zunfthaus zur Schmiden (Sergey Tanin)