The 2023 David Hicken International Piano Competition was held at Yamaha Music Hall, Bangkok Thailand on 21 October
First Place - Renaud-Adrian Le Dévéhat (Canada)
Second Place - Rainer Lippert (Germany)
Third Place - Yuvraj Kokkili (India)
Honorary Mention - Christophe Sinner (Luxembourg)
First Place - Felix Metz (Germany)
Second Place - Susan Archer (England)
Third Place - Anja Umlauf (Germany)
Second Place - Beth Fajcz (United States)
Third Place - Viviana Marcella Houry (Spain)
Renaud-Adrian Le Dévéhat from Canada, won first place for his superb rendition of Repercussions. He receives €1000 prize, a copy of Dorico Pro Music Notation Software (courtesy of Steinberg), a $300 gift certificate to davidhicken.com, and a one-hour online session with David. Congratulations Renaud-Adrian!
Rainer Lippert from Germany, won second place for his fine performance of Reinvention. He wins €200. Congratulations Rainer!
Yuvraj Kokkili from India won third place for his exciting performance of Incantation. He receives €100 prize money. Congratulations Yuvraj!
Christophe Sinner from Luxembourg received an honorary mention for his wonderful interpretation of The Valiant. Well done Christophe!
Felix Merz from Germany, won first place for his beautiful rendition of Isolation. He wins €500 prize money, a copy of Dorico Elements Music Notation Software (courtesy of Steinberg), and a $200 gift certificate to davidhicken.com. Congratulations Felix!
Susan Archer from England, won second place for her lovely performance of When We First Met. She receives €200 prize money. Congratulations Susan!
Anja Umlauf from Germany won third place for her wonderful performance of Alicen's Nocturne. She wins €100 prize money. Well done Anja!
Beth Fajcz from the United States, won second place for her tender performance of Ellette. She wins €200. Well done Beth!