The Third Canadian Chopin Piano Competition Jury

Krzysztof Jablonski

Krzysztof Jablonski, Chair

Krzysztof Jablonski was born in 1965 in Wroclaw, Poland. He started piano lessons at age six with Professor Janina Butor. Under her guidance he won many prizes at piano competitions in Poland…

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Leslie Kinton

Leslie Kinton

Leslie Kinton was born in Toronto and studied the piano with Pierre Souvairan and Boris Berlin as well as composition with Samuel Dolin. He also studied the piano in New York City…

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Lee Kum-Sing

Lee Kum-Sing

Lee Kum Sing studied with Gerhard Puchelt in Berlin, and with Julius Katchen and Magda Tagliaferro in Paris. He started his performing career in the 1950’s in Singapore and Malaysia…

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James Parker

James Parker

In the realm of Canadian pianists, James Parker is among the best known. James’ musical roots can be traced to the Vancouver Academy of Music and the University of British Columbia…

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Patricia Parr

Patricia Parr

Since her debut with the Toronto Symphony at the age of nine, Canadian pianist Patricia Parr has been a soloist with numerous major orchestras including those of Cleveland, New York…

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Valerie Tryon

Valerie Tryon

Pianist Valerie Tryon has lived in Canada since 1971. She was born in Portsmouth, England, of artistic and musical parents. After winning scholarships and prizes in her studies at the Royal…

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Li Wang

Li Wang

Li Wang’s passionate and personal style has distinguished him as one of Canada’s finest young artists. Gold medal winner of the First Canadian Chopin Piano Competition, Li Wang has…

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