Queen Elisabeth Competition
COMPETITION POSTPONED TO 2021 DUE TO COVID-19
“These are unprecedented times that are turning our lives upside down. The Queen Elisabeth Competition has not been spared: the piano session scheduled for May 2020 could obviously not take place on the planned dates. However, we are pleased to announce that we can postpone the piano competition to May 2021.”
These are the dates for Piano 2021:
03 > 08/05 : first round
10 > 15/05 : semi-final
24/05 > 29/05 : final (with the Belgian National Orchestra)
02 & 03/06 : laureates’ recitals in Flagey
07/06 : concert with laureates 4,5,6 (with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra)
09/06 : closing concert with laureates 1,2,3 (with the Brussels Philharmonic)
In 2020 the Queen Elisabeth Competition will be dedicated to the piano. This competition is for musicians who have completed their training and who are ready to embark upon an international career. From 4 to 30 May the best young pianists from the four corners of the world will compete in Brussels.
The applications of the candidates were closed at the beginning of December. End of January, beginning of February the preselection jury will screen their application videos and in March, we will know who will be the lucky pianists who can participate in the first public round. The names of the jury members will be announced at the same time.