OPC artistic director Marianna Prjevalskaya, tells us what it takes to win

Marianna Prjevalskaya has won major prizes at numerous international piano competitions including Dudley, Paderewski, Seoul, Jose Iturbi, Takamatsu, Sendai and Jaen International Piano Competitions among others. In 2012 and 2013 respectively, she won the Panama International Piano Competition and First Prize and the Gold Medal at the Cincinatti World Piano Competition.

As the Open Piano Competition's Artistic Director Marianna also has the opportunity to comment from the other side of the stage.

In this short video filmed after the end of the semi-final round of the OPC 2012, in which Marianna also served as an adjudicator, she tells us what she is looking for in a winning performance.

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