My Projected Winner of 2021 International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition

Oct. 19, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

These days, I've been following the 2021 Chopin competition very closely. So far, I watched all the contestants in the first three rounds and parts of the final round. With only one day of competition left, my guess is that Kyouhei Sorita will win. His concerto, sonata, and ballade 2 were all great. I was also impressed by Kuszlik, Lee Hyuk, and Bruce Lee, all of whom have yet to play the concerto. So, while my projected winner is subjected to change, so far, I think Sorita is the strongest candidate.

Sorita's Piano Concerto No. 1: