The Fryderyk Chopin Institute wishes to inform you that the ticket sales for the preliminaries of the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Competition are temporarily suspended. We consider postponing the preliminaries due to the problems with travelling via airlines in the world in the connection with the spread of coronavirus. We ask you to follow the website of the Competition, where we update the information.
We would like to inform you that the original schedule for the 18th International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition remains unchanged: Preliminary auditions are set for 17–28 April, with the competition to take place 2–23 October. We are committed to ensuring that every artist who qualifies for the preliminary auditions may participate in them. At present, no decision has been reached on a possible postponement of the auditions. If a rescheduling does become necessary, however, we shall do everything possible to accommodate our artists. No scheduling change for the competition itself is being considered. An update will be available when the list of artists who qualify for the preliminaries is announced March 9.
On February 22 – March 1 the 10th National Chopin Competition, organized by the Chopin Foundation of the U.S., will be taking place in Miami. The winners of the first and second prizes are entitled to take part in the International Competition in Warsaw without participating in the preliminary round.
Before the final stage of the American Competition, Yulianna Avdeeva will give the concert. The recital of the Russian pianist will take place on February 28 at 8:30 p.m. at Miami Dade Auditorium Center. The program includes Chopin’s and Beethoven’s works.
Before the concert, the most important information concerning with the upcoming 18th Chopin Competition in Warsaw will be presented.
The concert of Yulianna Avdeeva is organized as part of the cycle of concerts to promote the Chopin Competition, the patron of which is PKN ORLEN.
Tickets are available at this wesite: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/10th-national-chopin-piano-competition-special-concert/event/0D0057488C8098DC
Today, in the Magna Hall of the Sapienza University of Rome, a press conference organised by the Fryderyk Chopin Institute devoted to the upcoming XVIII International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition took place.
The conference was accompanied by a recital by Szymon Nehring, the finalist of the 17th edition of the Competition in 2015.
Partners of the event: patron of the Fryderyk Chopin Institute, PKN ORLEN, LOT Polish Airlines, Sapienza University of Rome, Polish Institute in Rome.