Second Prize - 10,000 euros

Photo by Piotr Droździk
Photo by Piotr Droździk

Piotr Ryszard Pawlak

Special Prize:

Société Frédéric Chopin Genève – invitation to a recital during the Chopin Festival in Geneva in 2020 

The artist has won numerous national and international competitions, e.g. he was awarded the First Prize and a special prize for the best improvisation at the Eleventh International Chopin Competition in Darmstadt, the Second Prize at the International Chopin Competition in Budapest in 2018, the First Prize at the Third Leopold Godowski International Piano Competition for Young Virtuosos in Warsaw and the First Prize at the First International Chopin Competition for Young Pianists in Beijing.

Pawlak has also been a multiple winner of scholarships from the Polish Children’s Fund, the Minister of National Education, the President of the Council of Ministers, the Marshal of Pomorskie Voivodeship and the President of the City of Gdańsk. In 2014, he received a scholarship sponsored by Krystian Zimerman.


Leopold Godowski: Passacaglia in B minor