The Concours Musical International de Montréal has announced the winners of its 2021 Piano Edition. First Prize was awarded to South Korean Pianist Su Yeon Kim, who will collect awards and scholarships valued at over $180,000, an unprecedented total sum for the CMIM. The prize also includes a concerto performance with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and a solo album recording on the Steinway & Sons label.

The Second Prize and the Third Prize were won respectively by Yoichiro Chiba of Japan and Dimitri Malignan of France.

South Korean pianist Su Yeon Kim (*1994) received international recognition when she reached the semi-finals of the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw and the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. She has won numerous prizes in competitions. She studied at the Korean Institute for the Gifted in Arts and at the National Korea University of the Arts. Since 2013, she has continued her studies with Professor Pavel Gililov at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg and at the Music Academy in Liechtenstein

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