Date: May 1 to 31, 2018
Established in 1991 at the one hundred anniversary of Prokofiev’s birthday, the event is one of the most prominent competition of the country dedicated to promote emerging talents. Located in St. Petersburg, the International Prokofiev Competition is held every four years rotating between three categories – symphony conducting, composition and the piano. Throughout its twenty years of history, the event has discovered various world famous composers, conductors and pianists such as Yury Blinov, Yakov Kasman, Zuev Alexey and many more great names. In the 2013 edition, all three disiciplines are featured, with Dmitry Bashkirov (piano), Rodion Schedrin (composition) and Juozas Domarkas (symphony conducting) as juries.
- 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.