Toghrul Huseynli, An excerpt from Chopin’s Polonaise in F Sharp Minor
The second annual Deutscher Pianistenpreis (German Piano Award) featured eight of the world’s most talented piano students studying in music colleges across Germany, or their international partner universities, who competed for the first prize of €20,000 (£16,700). The Deutscher Pianistenpreis (German Piano Award) is organised by the International Piano Forum Frankfurt, and is sponsored by TEAS and the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR).
Toghrul Huseynli, aged 17, is a graduate of the Bulbul Music School and the Hajibeyov Academy of Music. Toghrul is now studying at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne under Professor Nina Tichman, a graduate of the revered Juilliard School in New York.