The Neapolitan Masters Prize

Piano Edition Winners

First 2020 edition


The 2020 edition was very exciting because it was created in the middle of the pandemic period.

We decided that the online system could represent a means of connecting young talents and create great opportunities even in such a difficult time.


The Jury


Luciano Ruotolo – Co-Founder and Artistic Director
Giuseppe Devastato – Co-Founder and President of Jury
Carles Lama – Director of KNS Classical
Alexey Bogorad – Resident Conductor of the Bolshoi Theatre
Gen Li – Director of True Art TV

The Neapolitan Masters welcomed over 450 pianists from all over the world and was ranked among the top competitions in Europe.

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The Winners


The winners won these following prizes: some grants, concerts all around the world, and many other benefits.

The Winners list

Masters Category

  • 1st Prize: Vladimir Petrov – Russia
  • 2nd Prize: Dmitry Sin – Russia
  • 3rd Prize: Kenichiro Kojima – Japan
  • 4th Prize: Minhyuk Song – South Korea
  • 5th Prize: Guanzheng Chen – China
  • 6th Prize: DongKyu Leo Kim – South Korea


Young Category
1st Prize: Mia Pecnik – CROATIA – Matteo Giuliani – SPAIN

Junior C Category
1st Prize: Ching-Yun Ku – Taiwan – Antonio Alessandri – Italy – Howard Dai – USA

Junior B Category
1st Prize: Brayden Cheang – USA –  Patricia Maria Rosca – Romania

Junior A Category
1st Prize: Hina Shiotsuka – Japan – Isabella Xue – USA