The VI Chopin International Piano Competition will be held
on March 10-13, 2016
I would like to encourage all piano students and their professors to take part in the VI Chopin
International Piano Competition in Hartford, CT. The event, presented exclusively by Connecticut
Chopin Foundation, will be held at Greater Hartford Arts Academy in Hartford, CT from 10 to 13 March 2016.
There will be also a master class of internationally acclaimed concert pianist and professor-
Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski on March 9 and on March 13.
In the past editions of Chopin competition took part pianists representing 18 countries and five
continents. Our laureates consist of previous prize winners of such competitions as: Busoni, Sendai,
Bachauer and Horowitz.
The judges of Chopin competition have represented such countries as: Poland, Austria, Brazil, France,
Germany, Greece, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Poland, Russia, Taiwan and USA.
They were all experienced adjudicators, previously invited by such competitions as: Bachauer, Bonn,
Cliburn, Helsinki, Isang Yun, Jaen, Kapell, Osaka, Rubinstein, San Jose, Vienna, among others.
The Chopin Competition in Hartford received various recognitions and awards from state and
federal government officers as: US representative John Larson, Mayor Pedro Segarra and Governor
Dannel Malloy. The Fox News hailed Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford as
"the most important musical event of the opening of the year in the State of Connecticut."
The Chopin International Competition in Hartford is the most important piano competition in the
State of Connecticut and the most important Chopinesque international event in State of Connecticut
and an entire New England.
Dr. Krystian Tkaczewski
Artistic Director and President of Jury of Chopin International Piano Competition in Hartford
Artistic Director of International Chopin Festival in Busko Zdroj
Artistic Director of Connecticut Chopin Foundation