Date: November 8 to 18, 2018
First held in 1971, the competition was named after a business and cultural leader, Theo Tromp, and has taken place in Eindhoven, a city known as the City of Light with a lively cultural scene and located in the southern part of the Netherlands. It is organised every two years together with the festival. Since 2010, the competition has been specialising in percussions. Past winners include Yi-Ping Yang, Claire Edwardes and Niels Meliefste, just to name a few.
- 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.