Teddy wins two prizes

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Edward Neeman... a winner

CANBERRA pianist Edward (“Teddy”) Neeman carried off total prize money of $12,000 when he won the Best Australian Performer award and tied for second place with Russian pianist Rustam Muradov in the 2011 Southern Highlands International Piano Competition 2011 on the weekend.

The awards were presented by NSW Governor Marie Bashir and local political member Pru Goward.

First prize of $20,000 went to Chinese pianist Wai Yin Wong after a gruelling three-hour concerto play out between four performers at Clubbe Hall in Mittagong.

Supporting the performers were members of the Canberra Symphony Orchestra, who hadn’t known which works by Saint-Saens, Chopin, Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky they were to play until Wednesday last week.

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