17.01.2023 - 31.01.2023 Events, Music, News

Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition – Apply by 31 Jan

Entries open for the 2nd Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition with jury of prestigious musicians.

Deadline to Apply: 31st January 2023

The 2nd Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition is now on, offering an opportunity for outstanding young artists to broaden their scope and increase the momentum of their career, gain international recognition and win great prizes.

Entries in the categories: Piano, Violin, String Quartet, and Voice are open until the 31st of January.

The competition takes place every five years in four performing disciplines: piano, violin, string quartet and voice. The fifth, special category is the composing competition, taking place a year ahead of the performing competition.

In each category, the participants are judged by a jury made up of the most outstanding personalities of the musical world. This year’s qualifying committees include, amongst others, Kevin Kenner, Jennifer Pike, Thomas Hampson, Daniel Stabrawa, Jonathan Plowright, Ewa Pobłocka, Peter Shuhmayer, Jonathan Brown, Jadwiga Rappe.

The competition is organised by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra in Katowice NOSPR Katowice, in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture, National Heritage; the City of Katowice; Polish Radio; Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice; and the Karol Szymanowski Music Society in Zakopane.

More details of the competition and how to apply in English here:

Szymanowski Competition – Międzynarodowy Konkurs Muzyczny im. Karola Szymanowskiego (szymanowski-competition.com)

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