Date: October 23 to November 2, 2017
Taking place every three years, the competition is especially dedicated to young pianists with an upper age limit of 16. Under the auspices of the renowned Austrian pianist Alfred Brendel, candidates’ performance will be judged by a jury panel of 11 members. The highlight of the competition lies in the second round, in which candidates are required to team up with a noted pianist assigned by the competition to give a piano four hands performance, on works by the specific composers or works by candidates themselves, or one improvisatory piece on a set theme. As for the third round, candidates are to perform a set piece together with the orchestra of the Musikgymnasium Schloss Belvedere.
- 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.