Date: April 25 to May 11, 2017
Named after the world renowned pianist in 1974 by Jan Jacob Bistritzky, the competition is dedicated to conceive the spirit of the maestro via its role as an international medium of promoting young talents. The competition is also famous for its highly demanding criterion as a commitment to the attainment of highest artistic order. On top of a selection of technically demanding repertoires spanning from classical to contemporary works, competitors are also to interpret works by commissioned Israeli composers as a fostering of Israeli culture. Winners will be awarded scholarships and prizes, amongst which the Arthur Rubinstein Award is considered as the highest honour issued. This year three Chinese candidates, Yunjie Chen, Puhan Wang and Sijing Ye have been selected to compete in the event.
- China International Music Competition First launched in 2019 by the Global Music Education League and China Conservatory of Music, the annual competition focuses on different disciplines each year.
- Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition Presented and organized by Musica Viva, the competition is the first major vocal event in Hong Kong.
- International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments In celebration of the anniversary of Poland’s independence, the Fryderyk Chopin Institute launched the first international competition in 2018.
- The Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition First established in 2013, the competition aims to promote highly gifted young musicians.