CMC veteran and 2nd prize winner of the 2010 Stepping Stone, 24-year-old pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin recently won 3rd prize at the Seoul International Music Competition, in South Korea. He was also awarded the prize for the best interpretation of a Beethoven sonata. He earned a total of $25,000 in sponsorships. 152 candidates had submitted their application for the 2014 piano edition of the competition, and 53 pianists had been selected.
Congratulations to Charles!