Classical Piano Competition

The third grand edition of the “Classic Piano” International Piano Competition will be held in Dubai from the 11th of February to the 3rd of March 2024, an event bringing together prodigious young performers from across the world in a spectacular display of musicality, tenacity and prodigious skill.

Following preceding stages in Austria, USA, France, Malta, Italy, Germany, Israel, Switzerland, Japan, China, South Korea, Russia, Belgium and Armenia as part of the framework of the renowned “14 ways to Dubai” initiative taking place 2022–2023, this final stage of the competition invites the top five ranked participants from each event to compete in the UAE’s most populous city for a total prize fund of €250,000. 

The “Classic Piano” Dubai International Piano Competition 2024 will be held in four rounds, with candidates required to perform a range of classical and contemporary repertoire, including works by the event’s Composer-In-Residence, Alexey Shor.

“Classic Piano” represents an extraordinary opportunity for emerging talents, with the top prize of €150,000 including a ten-date concert tour with an honorarium of €50,000. All participants of the competition will gain the experience of having performed in one of the world’s most cosmopolitan cities, alongside other remarkable pianists in a shared celebration of artistry and friendship. 

The competition is organised by CMDI Group and SAMIT Event Group, two leading companies with a proven track record of delivering world-class classical music events.

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Classical Piano
Competition 2021

In 2021 the second grand edition of the “Classic Piano” International Piano Competition will be held in Dubai, in an event bringing together over 70 extraordinary young performers from across the world in a spectacular display of musicality, tenacity and prodigious skill.

Following preceding stages in Austria, USA, China, Israel, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Switzerland, UK, Belgium, Russia, Armenia and Germany as part of the “14 ways to Dubai” framework, this final stage of the competition invites the top five ranked participants from each event to compete in the UAE’s most populous city for a total prize fund of €300,000.

The final stage of the competition will be held in four rounds, with candidates required to perform a range of classical and contemporary repertoire, including works by the event’s Composer-In-Residence, Alexey Shor.

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