Date: March 16 to 28, 2020
As part of the European Liszt Year 2011, the competition is celebrating the 200th anniversary of the composer’s birth in its 9th edition. Hailed as one of the most prestigious music competitions in the world, the International Franz Liszt Piano Competition awards not only a generous amount of cash prizes, but also a representation of the prize winners via a Career Development Programme. Once appointed, prize winners will be represented by concert managers for almost 3 years to devote themselves into concert engagements, CD recordings as well as world tours. Former winners include Vitaly Pisarenko (2008), Nino Gvetadze (2008), Yingdi Sun (2005), Masaru Okada (1999), Yundi Li (1999), Jean Dubé (2002) and many more stars.
- 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.