A member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions in Geneva
Five Stars in the ranking competitions of the Alink-Argerich Foundation, since 2007
2001 Year of Paderewski
Under the Honourable patronage of the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda
Honorary Committee
Laureates Concerts are held in the Pomeranian Philharmonic in Bydgoszcz & the National Philharmonic in Warsaw
Online transmission of the IX Competition watched about 23 000 Internet users from 180 countries

The 11th International Paderewski Piano Competition, Bydgoszcz, Poland

November 10th - 24th, 2019 

The Competition is organized to commemorate Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a remarkable pianist, virtuoso, composer, politician and statesman.

The Competition is organized by:

The Paderewski Music Association

The F. Nowowiejski Music Academy

The I. J. Paderewski Philharmonic Hall in Bydgoszcz

with the co-participation of:

  • the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
  • the Marshal’s Office of the Kuyavian and Pomeranian Province of Bydgoszcz
  • the Bydgoszcz City

The Competition auditions shall be open to the public and shall take place in the concert halls of the Music Academy and the Pomeranian Philharmonic Hall in Bydgoszcz.

The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities, born between 1987 and 2003.

 The 11th International Paderewski Piano Competition

10th – 24th November  2019


Partners of the contest

Międzynarodowy Konkurs Pianistyczny im. I. J. Paderewskiego jest organizowany w ramach projektu pt. "Kujawsko-Pomorskie Menu Kulturalne 2013-2014" współfinansowanego ze środków Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w ramach Regionalnego Programu Operacyjnego Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego na lata 2007-2013 oraz ze środków budżetu Województwa Kujawsko-Pomorskiego.