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Jaeden Izik-Dzurko

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Renowned as one of “30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30” by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in 2021, Jaeden Izik-Dzurko emerges as a rising star in the classical music scene. Praised for his expressive depth and thoughtful interpretations, Izik-Dzurko’s performances resonate with audiences and critics alike, characterized by a distinctive musical personality that infuses even the most ordinary passages with character and individuality, according to the Calgary Herald. Notable achievements include winning First Prizes at the 2022 Hilton Head International Piano Competition and the 2022 Maria Canals International Music Competition, as well as multiple accolades at the 20th Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition. His exceptional talent has led to engagements as a featured soloist with esteemed orchestras worldwide, including the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. Izik-Dzurko’s passion for contemporary music, particularly Canadian compositions, is evident in his performances and recordings. A graduate of The Juilliard School and the University of British Columbia, he continues to refine his craft under the guidance of renowned mentors at prestigious institutions.


First Round

Jaeden Izik-Dzurko Leeds International Piano Competition 2024 | International First Round - Full Performance

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