First Prize went to Kyu-bin Chung, who will receive KRW 30.000.000 in prize money for his performance of Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1. Chung is 26 years old and is currently studying at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Munich, having graduated from the Korean National University of the Arts.
Second Prize went to Song-hyeon Kim, who also won the Audience Prize (UNESCO Creative City of Music Special Prize) and the Seong-ywang Park Special Prize for a promising young Korean pianist. Third Prize went to the pianist Youl Sun
As First and Second Prize-winners, both Chung and Kim will be eligible for exemption from South Korea's mandatory military service.