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Yuanfan wins Casagrande Competition

On 17th September 2022, Yuanfan was awarded 1st Prize and the Audience Prize of the 32nd Edition of the Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition, becoming the first ever British winner in its history.

The competition is the most important piano competition in Italy (after the Busoni), held regularly since 1966.

Following four solo rounds, Yuanfan performed Beethoven's Piano Concerto No. 3 with the Abruzzese Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marco Boni.

The jury was chaired by Carlo Guaitoli (Italy), consisting of Enrica Ciccarelli (Italy), Romain Descharmes (France), Yuka Imamine (Japan), Piers Lane (Australia), Rolan