FOR YOUNG PIANISTS
19. – 20. December 2020
1st Round Online
25. – 27. February 2021
2nd and 3rd Round Live in Düsseldorf
Piano competition for young musicians
The Association of Friends and Sponsors of the Robert Schumann Hochschule organises after two successful competitions in 2017 and 2019, a third international competition for young pianists – Robert Schumann Competition. The competition will take place on 19th and 20th of December 2020 (1st Round) online and 25th and 26th of February (2nd Round) live at the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf with a final concert (3rd Round) on 27th of February at the Robert Schumann Saal, Kunstpalast.
The first round of the competition will be held Online. The participants who will be admitted to the competition will record their program in the time from 7th – 13th of December 2020 per Video; the recordings of all competitors will be put together by the directorship and will be presented online on 19th and 20th 2020 of December for the jury evaluation. The audience worldwide will be able to follow the online presentation as well. The second round of the competition will take place in front of an audience in the Robert Schumann Academy in Düsseldorf and the final round at the Robert Schumann Saal will be a chamber music performance, unlike the previous edition when the competitors performed a Concerto movement with an orchestra.
Friedrich Wilhelm Hempel
Udo van Meeteren
Jochen und Ute Scheele
Heinz und Hildegard Schmöle Stiftung
Dr. Heinrich Weiss