There were brilliant performances from all six of the finalists, who are among the finest young concert pianists in the world. They were playing with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, who won rapturous applause from the enthusiastic audience.
Second Prize went to 23 year old Su Yeon Kim from South Korea who opened the finals with Rachmaninov Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Op.43 on Friday Night.
Third Prize went to Gen Li (27) from China who played Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3 in C major Op.26.
Fanya Lin (28) from Taiwan took fourth place with the final’s second performance of Prokofiev Piano Concerto No.3.
Fifth place went to Rixiang Huang (23) from China who played Liszt Piano Concerto No.1 in E flat major S.124.
Sixth place was taken by Kyoungsun Park (25) from South Korea with Beethoven Piano Concerto No.5 in E flat major Op.73