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ARD Music Competition

The "Henle Urtext Prize" is regularly awarded to the winners of the International ARD Music Competition in Munich – in 2021 in the categories "Violin solo" and "Piano Duo" to: Seiji Okamoto, Dmitry Smirnov and Alexandra Tirsu violinist (violin) as well as to the following piano duos: David Salmon and Manuel Vieillard ("Geister Duo"), Olesia Morozova and Nika Melnikova ("Melnikova-Morozovao Duo"), Charissa Vandikas and Jingzi Ruan ("La Fiammata") as well as to Aya Sakamoto and Risa Sakamoto ("Piano Duo Sakamoto"). Congratulations to all winners and thank you for wonderful recitals!


Photo: After the winner's ceremony, G. Henle Publisher's general manager Dr. Wolf-Dieter Seiffert congratulates the 1st prize winner (violin) Seiji Okamoto (Japan).


More information on the competition can be found here.