Steinway Piano Competition 2020
For children and youth under 17 years of age
New: All participants of the Competition will receive
concert performance opportunities until the end of 2021
Total Prize Fund CHF 4'000
Additional special prices:
"The best teacher"
"The price of virtuosity"
"Best Performer of a Swiss Composer"
"Best performer of a work from the classical period"
"Best Young Artist"
Scholarships for master classes
With the biennial Swiss Steinway Piano Competition since 2016
we have been offering children and youth a platform to enjoy an international reputation
and to open doors for young pianists.
Additional to the Competition
no age limit, all nationalities, also for non-competitors
New: Extended registration deadline Friday, 31st January 2020
Live- Preliminary Round in Zurich: Saturday, 14th and Sunday, 15th March 2020
Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich
or (new digital)
Preliminary Round with Video and Spirio | r Highend sound recording:
Lausanne: Sunday, March 1, 2020 Hug Musique Lausanne
Bern: Sunday, March 8, 2020 Steinway Piano Gallery Bern
Postpone of the digital Preliminary Round
of Sunday, 22 March 2020 at Musik Hug Zurich
to Sunday, 28 June 2020
We offer you a new professional Video and Spirio | r Highend sound recording on a Steinway Spirio | r grand piano.
It is guaranteed an equivalent evaluation by Jury members like the Live-Preliminary Round.
The jury will then evaluate which participants have been selected as finalists
for the Competition Concert (Final) of Steinway Piano Competition
COMPETITION CONCERT (FINAL):
Postpone of the Competition Concert (Final)
of Saturday, 6th June 2020, at 17:00 O'clock
to Saturday, 31st October 2020
Musikschule Konservatorium Zurich, Switzerland
Credo of the association "Unite Classics":
«A competition is a stage that allows you to gain experience, develop yourself further
and consolidate yourself musically, keeping in mind Pierre de Coubertin's wonderful motto:
«The essential is not to win, but to participate».
Rules and Application:
Roland PröllPianist and ex. Professor at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold, as well as founder of the International Mozart Competition in Berlin and the International Schubert Competition in Dortmund.
William FongPianist, Professor at the Royal Academy of Music and Head of Keyboard at the Purcell School for Young Musicians, one of Europe's leading specialist schools for talented young musicians.
Jun KannoPianist and Jury member at many prestigious international competitions. Master classes in Europe, North and South America as well as in Asia.
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