International Piano Competition

Deadline: 01/10/2018
Location: Reunion Island, France
Disciplines: Piano
From: 01/12/2018 To: 10/12/2018
Age limit: 18-35


10 and Under (Infantile)

Registration Fees – 100€

10mins Max – free program

• 1st Prize – 200€, 1 recital, Scholarship to Weimar Intensive Course, Germany
• 2nd Prize – 30% Scholarship to 3rd Piano Island festival
• 3rd Prize – 10% Scholarship to 3rd Piano Island festival

Under 18 (Young Talents)

Registration Fees – 100€

10mins Max – free program with at least 2 contrasting works

• 1st Prize – 500€, 2 recitals, Scholarship to 3rd Piano Island Festival July 2019
• 2nd Prize – 50% Scholarship to 3rd Piano Island festival
• 3rd Prize – 20% Scholarship to 3rd Piano Island festival

18 – 35 years (Professional)
Registration Fees – 100€

• First Round – 20mins – free program
• Final Round – 30mins – including one important work from the romantic period (6 Finalists)

• Grand Prix – Jean Paul Sevilla Prize, Full-board one week of masterclasses in Normandie and opportunity to visit and perform on Maurice Ravel’s Piano
• 1st Prize – 1500€, 3 recitals and a concerto with orchestra in the 2019/2020 season, Scholarships to at least 3 festivals in Europe. Concert management offered by Piano Island Management PTE LTD for 2 seasons starting 2019/2020.

• 2nd Prize – 800€, 2 recitals in 2018/2019 Season

• 3rd Prize – 500€, 1 recital organized by Piano Island Festival

• Recording Prize – KNS Classical Award

*** Other special prizes may be offered to prize or non-prize winners of both categories: ***

• Scholarship to Blue Danube Festival with Orchestra, Hungary 2019
• Scholarship to Festival in Weimar, Germany 2019

• Scholarship to Piano Summer Vranje, Serbia 2019

• Recitals in Spain 2019

• Recitals in New York 2019

• Recital in Reunion Island 2019

• Recital in Munich 2019

• Recital at the Esplanade Recital Studio 2019

• Recital at the Amarante Piano Festival, Portugal 2019

• Recital at the Hammerklavier Festival in Barcelona 2019

• Recital at the Chopin Fest in Belgrade 2019


Jury members will consist of invited guest artist, internationally renowned teachers and performers.

The decisions of the jury at every round of the competition are final.

The Jury may award or withhold any prize as deemed fit.
Competitors who are not available to perform when called upon to do so by the Jury may be disqualified.

All performances will be open to the general public.
None of the works presented in the First round maybe repeated in the Final Round

The works at every round must be performed from memory.

The works may be performed with or without repeats at the contestant’s discretion.

All works must be communicated precisely, including key and opus number, on the application form or by email.
It is possible to present students who are not yet 18 in the higher category.

The Piano Island Festival Competition is sole holder of the rights to all video or audio recordings and Internet broadcasts in all stages of the Competition. Competitors cede to the International Piano Island Competition, without remuneration.

All prize winners are requested to perform at the prize winner’s concert.
Refusal to perform will result in the immediate disqualification of the prize.

In some cases foreign competitors will need visas. Applicants should consult the nearest French Embassy or Consulate for advice.

By sending the application form the participants declare that they approve the terms and conditions mentioned in the regulations.

All contestants are obliged to attend the registration on the 30th of November 2018 for the drawing of lots

All applications must be received no later than 1st October 2018

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