Epinal International Piano Competition 2021
The Epinal International Piano Competition 2021 will be held from Friday 19th to Sunday 28th March 2021, in Epinal. It is open to pianists born after 28th March 1990, and before 20th March 2005.
Because of the Covid-19 health crisis and in order to avoid large gatherings of contestants in Epinal, we have decided that the first round would exceptionally be held online.
The new format means that contestants will be required to upload a video on YouTube or Vimeo of themselves performing the first-round program, and to send us the link until February 6, 2021 (at the latest) via e-mail to the following address : firstname.lastname@example.org
The videos will be then viewed by the jury and the results of this first round will be published on our Facebook page and website. The list of the competitors accepted for the second round will come out on February 19, 2021.
The Epinal International Piano Competition 2021 consists of 4 rounds which are open to the public. The first 3 rounds are eliminatory. The first round will take place from Saturday, 20th March to Monday, 22th March ; the second round will take place on Tuesday, 23th March and Wednesday, 24th March, and the semi-final round will take place on Friday, 26th March. At the end of the semi-final round, the jury will choose 4 finalists. A rehearsal with the accompanying Orchestra is scheduled for the finalists on Saturday, 27th March. The final round will take place on Sunday, 28th March 2021.
The Jury of the Epinal International Piano Competition 2021 is composed of 7 international personalities from the music world. The President of the Jury holds the deciding vote, should there be an equal number of votes. The Jury’s decisions cannot be questioned or appealed.
First Grand Prize Epinal la Belle Image
Second Prize du Conseil Régional Grand Est
Third Prize du Conseil Départemental des Vosges
Fourth Prize de la Caisse d’Epargne
- Application Deadline Date: February 6, 2021