THE 11th INTERNATIONAL PADEREWSKI PIANO COMPETITION
November 10th – 24th, 2019
The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities, born between 1987 -2003.
The Competition is organized to commemorate Ignacy Jan Paderewski, a remarkable pianist, virtuoso, composer, politician and statesman.
April 20th, 2019 – the final deadline of sending the written applications
April 20th, 2019 – the deadline for pianists of send the entrance fee
April 30 th, 2019 – the candidates are informed about the acceptance of their application or about the invitation to the preliminary audition
May 2019 – the preliminary auditions
June 15th, 2019 – the deadline of sending the DVD recordings of the preliminary repertoire (accepted only in particularly important cases)
July 30th, 2019 – the announcement of the final list of the candidates, invited to take part in the Competition
September 15th, 2019 – after this day, any changes of the repertoire will not be accepted
The 11 International Paderewski Piano Competition:
November 9th, 2019 – the Competition participants’ arrival to Bydgoszcz
November 10th, 2019 – the Orientation Meeting and the drawing of the performances order
November 10th, 2019 – the Inaugural Concert
November 11th, 2019 – the beginning of the I stage audition
November 14th, 2019 – the announcement of the I stage results
November 15th, 2019 – the beginning of the II stage audition
November 17th, 2019 – the announcement of the II stage results
November 18th, 2019 – day off – rehearsals with the chamber orchestra (Semi-finalists)
November 19th, 2019 – the beginning of the Semi-final audition
November 20th, 2019 – the announcement of the Semi-final results
November 21st, 2019 – day off – rehearsals with the orchestra (Finalists)
November 22nd – 23th, 2019 – the Final of the Competition
November 24th, 2019 – the Closing Ceremony
Nevember 24th, 2019 – the announcement of the Prize winners & the presentation of the Awards
November 24th, 2019 – the Prize Winners’ Concert
November 24th , 2019 – presentation of the Additional Prizes
November 25th, 2019 – the I, II and III Prize Winners’ Concert in the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw.
The preparation for the 11th International Paderewski Piano Competition in Bydgoszcz is financed by:
the City of Bydgoszcz
the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage from the Fund for the Promotion of Culture
The organization of the Competition is as part of the celebrations marking Poland’s 100th anniversary of regaining independence.
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.