Date: March 23 to 31, 2019
First launched in 1970 by Madame Suzanne Chevalier, the biennial competition has become a major French musical event since then. It aims to provide a unique experience for young and talented musicians to be in contact with various piano schools. The jury is composed of international personalities from the music scene, including established pianists, composers and professors. In addition to the top four prizes, the Contemporary Music Prize will be awarded to the best performance of the work dated after 1970. Successful contestants will perform in different festivals such as Concerts Classiques in Epinal, and Le Salon de Musique in Franche-Comté.
- 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.