Henry Kramer
United States of America, °1987
PIANO 2016 : Second Prize
After graduating from the Juilliard School in New York in 2011, Henry Kramer is currently studying at the Yale School of Music (New Haven) under Boris Berman. A laureate of several international competitions (including the Concours Musical International de Montréal and the Shanghai International Competition), he won the Astral Artists National Auditions in 2014 and was a finalist the following year in the Honens Piano Competition, at which he was also awarded the Raeburn Prize. Henry Kramer has performed in the United States (Alice Tully Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art), Switzerland (Verbier Festival Academy), and the Netherlands (Amsterdam Concertgebouw) and has played with orchestras such as the Calgary Philharmonic, the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, the Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Bilkent Symphony Orchestra. He released his first disc, devoted to Liszt, on the Naxos label last year.


Boris Berman (2011-present)
Robert McDonald (2009-2011)
Julian Martin (2004-2009)


Yale School of Music - Doctorate of Musical Arts (expected 2018)

Yale School of Music - Artist Diploma (2013)

Juilliard School - Master of Music (2011)

Juilliard School - Bachelor of Music (2009)
Final 2016: Henry Kramer
Semi-final 2016 : Henry Kramer - concerto
Semi-final 2016 : Henry Kramer - recital
Final (28/05/2016)
Claude Ledoux A Butterfly's Dream
Sergey Prokofiev Concerto n. 2 in G minor op. 16
Henry Kramer, piano
National Orchestra of Belgium, dir. Marin Alsop

Récital (11/05/2016)

Fabian Fiorini Tears of Lights
Joseph Haydn Sonata in E major Hob. XVI:31
Maurice Ravel Gaspard de la nuit
Henry Kramer, piano

Concerto (14/05/2016)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Concerto n. 25 in C major KV 503
Henry Kramer, piano
Orchestre Royal de Chambre de Wallonie, dir. Paul Meyer
First round (07/05/2016)
Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue n. 3 in C sharp major BWV 848
Ludwig van Beethoven Allegro (Sonata n. 18 in E flat major op. 31/3)
Fryderyk Chopin Etude in G sharp minor op. 25/6
Claude Debussy Etude pour les degrés chromatiques
Franz Liszt Etude de concert S 145/2 "Gnomenreigen"
Igor Stravinsky Etude in F sharp major op. 7/4
Henry Kramer, piano
Relive the performances of Violin 2024
The Competition's CD's
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