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September Events

Young Concert Artists (YCA) is known for its role in identifying, developing, and showcasing exceptional young musicians, helping them achieve their artistic potential. They offer support, mentorship, performance opportunities, and the infrastructure needed for these artists to succeed in their careers. If you're interested in learning more about YCA and the specific artists they support, their programs, events, or how to get involved with their mission, you can visit their official website or reach out to them directly for more information.

Alongside the Ettore Pozzoli International Piano Competition, an event reserved for young pianists under the age of 18 is proposed. Now in its fifth edition, the competition (originally called “il Pozzolino”) is now dedicated to the memory of Elsa Pozzoli, daughter of maestro Ettore. The final phase of the V Edition of the “Tribute to Elsa Pozzoli” Competition will take place in Seregno on 23 and 24 September 2023. A pre-selection in “remote” mode is foreseen: three competitors will be admitted to the final round for each of the four categories in which the Competition is divided.

Experience musical excellence at Hvide Sande Masterclass 2023! Get ready for a truly fabulous musical journey at Hvide Sande Masterclass 2023, where classical music reaches new heights. You're invited to immerse yourself in the world of extraordinary talents through 10 fascinating public concerts. These concerts will feature performances by distinguished masterclass teachers and the brightest young classical stars of today.

Livornoclassica Music Association announces the 7th Edition of Livorno Piano Competition. The competitions will take place in Livorno from Wednesday 27th September to Sunday 1 October, 2023 and will be held in Teatro Goldoni, Sala Goldonetta. The jury is composed of renowned pianists and music experts from different countries. The competition aims to promote the musical culture of Livorno and to support the artistic development of talented pianists.

Amazing Events

YMC provides a forum for international musicians in all forms of music making, all disciplines, across all ages. IYMC, the Executive Officer, Executive Team and international jury serve internationally in multiple disciplines, instruments and ages. Aspiring performers and composers have found IYMC a platform for building their careers, networking with musicians, expanding their knowledge and abilities, and working towards expansion of student and teacher success. The monthly online competitions have a strong educational focus with comments and feedback from the jury. Performance opportunity in-person through an annual Prize Winners' Recital gives musicians opportunity for further musical development, recognition and career growth. IYMC has served nearly 3000 musicians of all ages, amateur and professional, in over 100 countries. We have over 10,000 followers on various social media platforms, the jury totals 24 with plans for further appointments into specialized instruments, and expansion to our scholarship program. We have served a plethora of instruments ranging from keyboard, strings, percussion, brass, harps, traditional flutes, voice, electric guitar, tabla and tanpura, accordion, guqin, the list goes on. Our jury has heard solos, duos, ensembles, chamber, symphonic, choral, jazz combos, band and traditional groups; what a joy and an honor! ​

The Valletta International Piano Competition 2024 is indeed a prestigious event aimed at promoting young pianists from Malta and around the world, as well as celebrating classical music and Valletta's cultural heritage. Here are some key details about the competition: The competition is open to pianists of any nationality between the ages of 7 and 28. It consists of six different age categories, each with its own specified program duration. The competition is scheduled to take place from 9 to 11 February 2024 in Valletta City, Malta. Valletta, known for its rich cultural history and stunning architecture, provides a beautiful backdrop for such a prestigious event. Valletta International Piano Festival: In addition to the competition itself, the event is part of the Valletta International Piano Festival. This festival offers participants a unique opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed piano masters. It also includes various other activities such as recitals, workshops, lectures, and master classes, making it a holistic and enriching experience for pianists. Application Deadline: 5 December 2023. This competition and festival provide an excellent platform for young pianists to showcase their talent, learn from experienced musicians, and immerse themselves in the world of classical music in the beautiful setting of Valletta, Malta. It's a great opportunity for both participants and music enthusiasts alike.

Unforgettable Events

The gala final concert of the Murrhardt International Piano Academy in the Murrhardt Festhalle last night was truly a spectacular event. The performance by the participants and the three professors was exceptional, and it left the audience thrilled and captivated. This concert marked the triumphant conclusion of the 10-day piano academy, which can only be described as a resounding success. One of the most heartening aspects of this event was the evident comfort and satisfaction expressed by both the participants and professors throughout their time in Murrhardt. Their positive sentiments not only reflect the warm and welcoming atmosphere of the city but also speak volumes about the excellent cooperation that took place during the academy. Such harmonious collaboration undoubtedly contributes to the overall success of the event. It's particularly exciting to learn that there is already anticipation building for the 22nd Piano Academy scheduled for 2024. This anticipation is a testament to the enduring success and high regard in which this event is held. The Murrhardt International Piano Academy has once again proven itself as a truly fabulous and cherished cultural event.

MozArte 2023: A Dazzling Showcase of Musical Brilliance" Imagine a world where the piano's keys become portals to enchantment, and music transcends the boundaries of time and space. This captivating realm came to life at the International Piano Competition & Festival MozArte in Germany, a mesmerizing extravaganza that left audiences spellbound. The journey into the heart of MozArte commenced with the stunning venue itself. Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Germany, the festival's setting was nothing short of magical. Surrounded by lush greenery and bathed in soft, ethereal lighting, the venue transported attendees to a realm where music and nature coalesced harmoniously. What truly distinguished MozArte was the unmatched artistry of the performers. Pianists from across the globe gathered to showcase their extraordinary talents, each note a testament to their dedication and passion. From the gentle, melancholic melodies to the thunderous crescendos that reverberated through the hall, the performances were a testament to the power of human expression through music. The festival's impeccable organization was evident in every aspect of the event. Attendees were treated to a seamless experience, allowing them to fully immerse themselves in the enchanting world of MozArte. The logistics were a testament to the dedication of the organizers, who ensured that every detail was meticulously planned. What truly set MozArte apart was the palpable energy of the audience. The collective enthusiasm of music lovers created an atmosphere of shared joy and appreciation , they were genuine expressions of gratitude for the performers who had transported us to another dimension through their music. Beyond the main performances, MozArte offered a treasure trove of knowledge through workshops and masterclasses. These sessions provided unique insights into the world of piano and allowed attendees to interact with the artists themselves, deepening their appreciation for the craft. In conclusion, MozArte 2023 was an unforgettable journey through the realms of music and emotion. It was a celebration of human creativity and talent that left an indelible mark on all who were fortunate enough to be a part of it. For those who seek the extraordinary, MozArte is not to be missed. It is a testament to the boundless beauty of music and its ability to transport us to worlds beyond imagination.

A Grand Ovation to the Città di Minerbio International Piano Competition! In the heart of Italy's cultural treasure trove, where history whispers through cobblestone streets and artistry fills the air, lies the Città di Minerbio International Piano Competition. A truly magnificent celebration of musical mastery, this event is nothing short of a symphonic masterpiece that resonates with excellence and passion. From the very moment one sets foot in the enchanting town of Minerbio, the competition's rich heritage is palpable. As the competition's prestigious stage is set within the exquisite confines of Minerbio's historic theaters, one can't help but be transported to a realm where music becomes the universal language of unity. The Città di Minerbio International Piano Competition is a beacon for young and established pianists alike. It serves as an invaluable platform for nurturing exceptional talent, fostering artistic growth, and enabling the world to witness the evolution of musical virtuosos. What truly sets this competition apart is its unwavering commitment to artistic integrity. Each rendition is a kaleidoscope of emotions, technique, and sheer artistry, leaving spectators spellbound. The competitors, hailing from diverse corners of the globe, infuse their unique cultural perspectives into their performances, transforming each piece into a mesmerizing journey. The impeccable judging panel, comprised of some of the most esteemed names in the classical music world, ensures that the highest standards of musicianship are maintained. Moreover, Minerbio itself serves as an idyllic backdrop to this world-class competition. With its charming piazzas, delectable cuisine, and warm-hearted residents, the town encapsulates the essence of Italian hospitality. Attending this competition is a cultural immersion that transcends the boundaries of music and leaves an indelible mark on one's soul. The Città di Minerbio International Piano Competition is not just an event; it's an experience that resonates with the harmony of human creativity. It is a celebration of the arts that brings together talent, tradition, and innovation in perfect symphony. In conclusion, the Città di Minerbio International Piano Competition is a treasure that Italy shares with the world. Its unparalleled commitment to musical excellence, coupled with the charming allure of Minerbio, makes it a must-visit for music connoisseurs, travelers, and seekers of beauty in all its forms. To witness the magic of Minerbio is to experience the timeless allure of Italy's cultural tapestry. Bravissimo to this extraordinary competition, a true jewel in the crown of classical music!

In the heart of Scotland's vibrant cultural where centuries of musical heritage intersect with the aspirations of a new generation, the Scottish International Piano Competition stands as a radiant jewel, illuminating the world with its celebration of musical excellence. This event, a beacon for pianists and music enthusiasts alike, consistently delivers a dazzling showcase of virtuosity and artistry. Year after year, the Scottish International Piano Competition unfailingly unveils an exceptional array of pianistic talents from across the globe. . The competition's magic lies not only in its ability to discover prodigious talents but also in its capacity to bring together a diverse audience bound by a shared love for the piano. As the anticipation builds in the concert hall, the atmosphere becomes electric with excitement. Strangers become friends through their shared appreciation for the beauty and complexity of this timeless instrument. But let us not forget the stars of the show—the exceptionally gifted pianists who grace the competition's stage. Their performances are nothing short of mesmerizing, each keystroke a testament to years of dedication, practice, and unbridled passion. The competition becomes a stage for these artists to express themselves, to breathe life into compositions, and to evoke a wide spectrum of emotions in the audience. As we applaud the brilliant artists who have graced this competition's stage, we also extend our gratitude to the organizers and supporters who make this event possible. Their unwavering dedication to the arts ensures that the beauty of piano music continues to thrive and inspire generations to come. In the incredible final we've just witnessed the winner is exceptional Jonathan Mamora! Congratulations from all of us at the Scottish International Piano Competition, and also to our joint second place prize winners brilliant Yilei Hao and Yonggi Woo! In conclusion, the Scottish International Piano Competition is a shining testament to the enduring power of music and the boundless potential of human creativity. We eagerly anticipate each new edition, knowing that it will deliver unforgettable moments of musical brilliance. Until we gather again to celebrate the magic of music, may the melodies of this competition's past, present, and future continue to resonate in our hearts, reminding us of the transformative power of the arts.

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