The start of the great adventure!

June 11, 2015 Ada Gorbunova

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Discover in photos the two first days of preliminary piano auditions of the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition.

After two days of competition, tension is already felt not only among the candidates but also in the audience! Let's get back to the last two days in pictures and video: an exciting and promising competition to come!

9:00 AM: Arrival at the Moscow Conservatory, Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky here we are!

9:45 AM: At the beginning of each day piano tuner Thomas Lepler from Hamburg checks the mechanics of the concert Steinway.

11:00 AM: During the intermissions the public shares its impressions while waiting for the next performances.

5:00 PM: Watch jury member Boris Berezovsky talks about his first impressions after one day in Moscow.

The first results of the auditions will be announced tonight. We’ll know the names of the 30 contestants selected for the First Round in piano category. Follow us to receive the hottest news from #TCH15!