2022 Competition Prize Winners
The winner of the Sixteenth Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition is Shunta Morimoto, who is 17 and from Japan. Morimoto won the title, £15,000 and the Molly Townson Memorial Trophy after giving a thrilling performance of Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A Minor Op.54 accompanied by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Second Prize and £7,000 was awarded to British pianist Thomas Kelly. Thomas was also awarded a Special Prize for the Best Semi-Final Performance of a List A Concerto.
Third Prize and £3,000 was awarded to Mariamna Sherling.
Fourth Prize and The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Prize (voted for by members of the orchestra and presented by the conductor Rory Macdonald) was awarded to Aleksandr Kliuchko.
Fifth Prize was awarded to Fedor Orlov.
Sixth Prize was awarded to Sandro Nebieridze.