- Anton Rubinstein Competition
The original Anton Rubinstein Competition was staged by Rubinstein himself every five years from 1890 to 1910 [http://www.forum-international.net/english/wettbewerbe_klavier.html] . The winners of the piano competition usually received a white Schroeder piano as the prize. Winners include:
Ferruccio Busoni, composition (Concert Piece for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 31a)
Josef Lhévinne, piano
Alexander Fyodorovich Gedike, composition
Wilhelm Backhaus, piano. Béla Bartóktook second prize.
Sergei Prokofiev, composition (Piano Concerto No. 1) Maria Yudinarecalled [http://www.math.uchicago.edu/~ryzhik/sofr.html] that she and her classmate Vladimir Sofronitskyhad won the competition in 1920 when they both graduated from the Leningrad Conservatory, although the competition had officially ended 10 years earlier.
Since 2003, the "Anton G. Rubinstein" International Piano Competition has been revived in Dresden, Germany. Winners include:
* 2003: Alicia Gabriela Martinez
* [http://www.piano-forum.org Official Anton G. Rubinstein International Piano Competition website]
* [http://masamizuno.com Directory of International Piano Competitions]
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