Piano Competition Professional

The 16. International Piano Competition MozARTe 2020 will take place in Aachen, Germany from 7 - 11 September 2020.

The first 50 applications in order of entrance will be considered and invited to the competition.
Students of the jury members are not allowed to participate in the Competition. The Age Limit is 32 years until 7 September 2020.

For application informations go to [Piano Competition] > [Application].

Program

1. Round (10 to max. 12 min.)
- free choice of program
                                                                       
Semifinal (30 to max. 35 min.)

- one or more pieces of L.v. Beethoven with minimum duration of 10 minutes (also complete Sonatas are welcome)

- free choice of program

 

Final (max. 25 min.)
- one or more pieces of W.A. Mozart with minimum duration of 7 minutes

- free choice of program

 

Program changes will be just accepted until 31. July 2020!

Jury decisions are binding.

All pieces have to be played by heart. Repeating the competition program is not allowed.

Prizes

Prize money of 10.000 €
Audience prize

Concert engagements in Germany and Europe

Competition rules

1. Program changes will be just accepted until 31. July 2020

2. Jury decisions are binding

3. All pieces have to be played by heart. Repeating the competition program is not allowed

4. The application fee can not be refunded

5. The jury is allowed to stop the performance if the explicit length is exceeded

6. Students of the jury are not allowed to participate at the competition

7. The competition is allowed to record and film the performances

8. The competition will not take responsibility of the competitor's belongings

Competition venues

concert hall of the Musikhochschule Köln, Standort Aachen (Theaterplatz 16)
concert hall of the Musikhochschule Köln, Standort Aachen (Theaterplatz 16)
concert hall "Ballsaal - Altes Kurhaus" of the culture department Aachen (Kurhausstr. 1)
concert hall "Ballsaal - Altes Kurhaus" of the culture department Aachen (Kurhausstr. 1)