Date: September 18 to 23, 2017
Organized by the Slovak Philharmonic, the competition was established since 2003 in memory of Austrian pianist and composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel (1778-1837). A native of Bratislava, Hummel’s work was considered to be a blend of late Classicism and early Romanticism. The event aims to facilitate active cultivation of the legacy of a great composer and piano virtuoso which paves the way towards concert careers of remarkable young pianists. Candidates are to enter three rounds of elimination before an international jury panel of seven.
- 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.