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Piano Competition

January 28, 2008

In his fourth piano concerto, Beethoven began attributing a greater role to the orchestra, straying away from the Classical solo-accompaniment model.

The winners of the Beethoven Competition for Piano 2007
Keiko Hattori is pictured second from right along with the other winnersImage: Deutsche Telekom AG

It is performed here by Keiko Hattori, who placed second in the Second International Beethoven Piano Competition in Bonn on Dec. 13, 2007.