The Results of the 2nd Round of Ciurlionis Organ Competition

in secretsoforganplaying •  last month 

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The official website of the competition has announced the finalists:

http://ciurlionis.link/en/b/organ/rezultatai

I'm going to post them here for you to see. Here are 6 organists who are OFFICIALLY admitted to the FINAL Round of the 8th International Piano and Organ Competition (in ALPHABETICAL order):

No. 2 Tyler Jason Boehmer, United States

No. 4 Somang Lee, South Korea

No. 11 Josef Kratochvíl, Czech Republic

No. 16 Filip Šmerda, Czech Republic

No. 20 Jan Šprta, Czech Republic

No. 22 Hyun Sun Park, South Korea

Congratulations! I'm looking forward to listening to your performances on Friday.

If you read my reviews of the 2nd Round, you would have noticed I have given each contestant a score from 1 to 10 in 3 categories - technique, registration and artistry. I have added up the points for each category and came up with my own list of the results.

Are you curious? Here they are in DESCENDING order:

No. 2 Tyler Jason Boehmer, United States - 81 points

No. 7 Sunghyun Park, South Korea - 79 points

No. 11 Josef Kratochvíl, Czech Republic - 76 points

No. 4 Somang Lee, South Korea - 74 points

No. 22 Hyun Sun Park, South Korea - 70 points

No. 3 Ilaria Centorrino, Italy - 68 points

So the above 6 people ACCORDING TO MY OWN SCORES would have advanced to the Final Round. And here are the remaining scores in descending order:

No. 1 Yohan Chung, South Korea - 67 points

No. 16 Filip Šmerda, Czech Republic - 67 points

No. 20 Jan Šprta, Czech Republic - 66 points

No. 14 Ae Shell Nam, South Korea - 62 points

No. 13 Anastasiia Igoshina, Russian Federation - 61 points

No. 17 Alexander Little, United Kingdom - 60 points

[Disclaimer: This is my personal opinion which may or may not coincide with the reader's opinion. If you don't like it, write your own.]

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