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Kenji Miura wins the 1st Grand Prix at the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Piano Competition

Kenji Miura © Kaan Turan

Kenji Miura has won the renowned international Long-Thibaud-Crespin piano competition in Paris. In addition to the 1st Grand Prix at the Marguerite Long - Académie des Beaux-Arts, which is endowed with €25,000, he has received the Prix de sa S.A.S le Prince de Monaco for the best interpretation, the Harrison Parrott Prize for a year-long artist’s management, as well as the Warner Classics Prize. The 26-year-old pianist Kenji Miura is currently studying in the Master Program at the Hanns Eisler School of Music in the piano class of Prof. Eldar Nebolsin.

The jury of the Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition was composed of eminent musicians, among them Martha Argerich (chair), Marc-André Hamelin, and Kirill Gerstein.