Carr wins the Grieg Competition

Joachim Carr (26) from Norway won the 1st Prize of 30.000 euro in the 14th International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition in Bergen, Norway, on Saturday 18 October.

In addition Carr got an engagement for a number of public concerts at Troldhaugen during the summer of 2015 as "Pianist of the Week", a CD recording on the label NAXOS, a solo recital at the Ruhr Piano Festival from 4th to 7th of June 2015 and a solo recital in Oslo University Hall Spring 2015.

Carr also won the Audience Prize of 1000 euro and  the Orchestra’s Prize of 1000 euro.

Arseny Tarasevich-Nikolaev (21) from Russia won the 2nd Prize, while Peter Friis Johansson (31) from Denmark won the 3rd Prize.

Congratulations to all the finalists. And to all our 24 fantastic candidates this year.