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20th MozArte International Piano Competition Professional

Competition Rules

1. Program changes will be just accepted until 31.07.2024

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 except the competition have to be cancelled due to force majeure

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 all performances

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

9. The competitors will bear the costs of the travel and the accommodation

10. The results for each round will be announced during the festival evening concert and will not be emailed to you.

Important Notice

Application deadline:  31.07.2024

Program change deadline: 31.07.2024

The first 50 applications in order of entrance will be considered and invited to the competition - spots are still available!. Students of the jury members are not allowed to participate in the Competition.

The Age Limit is 32 years (born after September 6th 1991) September 2024 and all nationalities will be accepted.

The prize winners have to attend the prize winners concert to get their prizes and diplomas.


1st Round (10 to max. 12 min.)
- free choice of program
Semi-final (25 to max. 30 min.)

- free choice of program

Final (35 to max. 40 min.)

- free choice of program


1. prize - 3000€

2. prize - 1500€

3. prize - 750€

Mozart prize for the best interpretation of W.A. Mozart with minimum duration of 10 minutes (can be chosen from all categories).

Concert engagements in Germany, the Netherlands, Croatia and Italy including the Orpheo-concert series in Kerkrade, the Piano Loop Festival in Split etc.

COMPETITION time & venue

When: from 02 to 07.09.2024
See exact schedules on Festival Program

Where: Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln - Aachen, Theaterplatz 16 in 52062 Aachen, Germany

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