Concert of the prizewinners in the Brahms-Saal of the Musikverein Vienna

The concert of the award winners in the Brahms Saal of the Musikverein Wien will take place on March 31, at 3:30 pm.
The Slovak Sinfonietta Zilina plays under the baton of Yuki Miyagi.


Julia Turnovsky, Violin (Austria) F. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto e-minor
Luca Giovannini, Cello (Italy) J. Haydn: Cello Concerto C-major, Hob.VIIb:1
Arcon Trio (Germany) J. Brahms: Piano Trio No. 1, B-major
Mamikon Nakhapetov, Piano (Georgia) Beethoven/Liszt: Adelaide                           
J. Brahms: Three Intermezzi, op. 117
Kreisler/Rachmaninov: Liebesfreud


Prizewinners 2018


1st Place: Eva Zavaro

2nd Place: Maine Nishiyama

3rd Place: Julia Turnovsky

Chamber Music

1st Place: Duo Maestro, Andrey Baranenko, Alexey Zhilin

2nd Place: Arcon Trio, Julius Asal, David Marquard, Janis Marquard

3rd Place: Atalante Quartett, Elisabeth Eber, Thomas Koslowsky, Julia Maria Kürner, Lisa Kürner


1st Place: Mamikon Nakhapetov

2nd Place: Hiroyuki Kawashiri

3rd Place: Maximilian Kromer


1st Place: Luca Giovannini and Alexey Zhilin (equally placed)

3rd Place: Sul Yoon

Update: Prizes of the 25. International Johannes Brahms Competition

One prizewinner of each category, i.e. piano, violin, cello and chamber music is invited to play a concert at the Brahms Saal of the Musikverein in Vienna on March 31st 2019.

A winner of one of the categories piano, violin or cello is invited to play a solo concert with the Slovak Sinfonietta in Zilin, Slovakia, under the button of Yuki Miyagi on May 9th 2019.  

Winners in the categories violin and cello will be offered to play Brahms Double Concerto in Suntory Hall, Tokyo, with the Tokyo City Philharmonic Orchestra under the button of Maestro Miyagi on June 9th 2019.

Find all the Prizes of the 25. International Johannes Brahms Competition here.


Concerts of competition participants in Japan 2018

In 2018 several former price winners of the Johannes Brahms Competitiors are invited to play concerts in Japan.

  • Johannes Marcel Kits, winner of the cello competition in 2016, will be playing a concert in Tokyo in February 2018, as well as one in Utsunomiya.
  • The duo YUI Kasumi (piano) and PARK Soo-Hyun (violin), winners of the chamber music in 2016, will give a concert in Utsunomiya in May.
  • Belle Ting, second in the Violin competition in 2017, was invited to Japan for a concert in December 2018.