Moscow Russia
16-19 December 2019

General conditions

The Piano Competition will be held at the Gnessins Special School (College) of Music, Moscow from 16th to 19th December 2019.

The Competition is open for applicants of any nationality.

The age limit of participants must be not older than 35 years inclusive at the date of the opening ceremony of the Competition (16th of December 2019).

The Application procedure must be done online. Candidates will not be admitted to the competition unless payment is received. In case of withdrawal, subscription money will not be reimbursed.

Travel, accommodation and visa costs, if necessary, are the responsibility of the participants themselves.

“Moscow Piano Open” International Piano Competition consists of 2 rounds. All rounds of the Competition are open for the public. No works played in Round I may be repeated in Round II All works must be performed by memory. Each participant is free to decide the order of his/her performance. The jury has the right to stop the competitor in case of exceeded time limit of auditions. The jury's decision is binding. All decisions and votes of the jury starting from the 1st round till the final round will be published on the website after the announcement of the results.

No video or audio recordings of the competition performances are allowed. All rights to recording and broadcast of the Competition and the final concerts of the winners (as also to the sale and distribution of the forgoing materials) belong to the Competition Committee. In the eventuality of radio or television productions, audio or video recordings of the competition, the participants have no right to advance claims or financial requests to the producers or transmitters.