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65th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition


International piano competition held in Bolzano every two years.
From Wed 27 Aug '25

A Sun 7 Sep '25

Registration ends 15 May '24


1st Prize (Busoni Prize): €30,000
2nd Prize: €10,000
3rd Prize: €5,000
4th Prize: €4,000
5th Prize: €3,000
6th Prize: €2,500
The 65th edition of the Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition will be held between 2024 and 2025, open to pianists born between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 2008, excluding previous winners. Registrations are open until May 15, 2024, with a fee of €30, and for candidates selected for the Glocal Piano Project, an additional fee of €120. Winners of prizes in competitions affiliated with the World Federation of International Music Competitions can register directly for the finals, with a maximum selection of three candidates. The competition includes a video selection phase to choose 100 participants, followed by the Glocal Piano Project, where the competitors perform both live and online, selecting 26 pianists for the finals in Bolzano. These include various phases, with the final performance scheduled for 7 September 2025. Participants are guaranteed reimbursements for accommodation and travel, and the musical repertoire required varies at each phase, with detailed specifications provided for selections, the Glocal Piano Project and the final stages. The judging commissions are made up of international professionals, with strict rules of impartiality and a ban on contact with competitors.
The winner of the Busoni Prize, endowed with €30,000, is required to perform subsequent concert commitments, with smaller prizes up to sixth place and special prizes to be defined.

To register for the 65th Busoni Competition you must request a username and password, and complete the registration form. [Click here]
Awards: Busoni Award: €30,000
65th Ferruccio Busoni International Piano Competition

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