Steinway Piano Youth Competition in Thailand
March 2012 │ Thailand
In March 2012, Deutsche Bank Bangkok supported the first Steinway Piano Youth Competition in Thailand organized by the Bangkok Charity Orchestra. As part of the long-standing biennial Steinway Hamburg Festival in Germany, this competition serves to identify, encourage and promote pianists in the budding stages of their careers, allowing them to gain experience performing and competing at an international level. The winner of this competition will have the opportunity of a lifetime to perform on the world stage and with the BCO.
The Bangkok Charity Orchestra (BCO) is the first orchestra to be committed to raising funds for charities in Thailand. It is established with the aims of supporting well respected charities and promoting classical music in Thailand while being a platform for aspiring musicians to perform. The orchestra consists of talented musicians, both music professionals and experienced amateurs. Founded and directed by Chulayuth Lochotinan since 2010. BCO has raised over 2 million Baht for various charity foundations in Thailand.