Swiss International Piano Festival and Competition
Zürich Switzerland
May 24-28, 2020

General Conditions of the Competition

The Piano Competition will be held at the Musikschule Konservatorium Zürich from 24th to 28th May 2020.

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 (24th of May 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.

Swiss 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. 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 (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.