2018 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

International FRANZ LISZT Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth
International FRANZ LISZT Piano Competition Weimar-Bayreuth
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Franz Liszt, after whom the competition and the University of Music in Weimar is named, always felt obligated to support young artists. He was significantly more than "just" a piano virtuoso and composer: He worked over a periode in Weimar.
MAIN OFFICE
Hochschule für Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar
Competition Office
Platz der Demokratie 2/3
D-99423 Weimar
GERMANY
WEBSITE
ELIGIBILITY
Pianists of all nationalities up to 31 years old
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Piano
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Triennial
First prize €10,000 to €50,000
Smallest prize Less than €5,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Prof. Gerlinde Otto, Weimar
Jury size 6 to 10
Application deadline March 15, 2018
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
1st Round in Bayreuth (October 31 - November 3, 2018); venue: Musikschule Bayreuth, Richard-Wagner-Saal
2nd Round in Weimar (May 11 - June 11, 2018); venue: University of Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Festsaal Fürstenhaus
Semifinal in Weimar November 7, 2018, 3 pm and 7:30 pm; venue: University of Musik FRANZ LISZT Weimar, Festsaal Fürstenhaus
FINALS (live rounds)
November 9, 2018, 7:30pm: Final Concert in Weimar with the Staatskapelle Weimar; Conductor: Christian Thielemann; Venue: Weimar, ccn Weimarhalle; Laureate Concert in Bayreuth, November 10, 2018, Saal im Gemeindehaus
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
First place winners:
2015 Alexey Sychev, Russia
2011 Marina Yakhlakova, Russia
2009 Gábor Farkas, Hungary
2006 Olga Kozlova, Russia
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