Every day, 11:30am to 10:30pm Wednesday 8 July to Thursday 30 July Except Tuesday 14 July, Sunday 19 July, Monday 20 July, Thursday 23 July, Sunday 26 July, Monday 27 July, Tuesday 28 July and Wednesday 29 July
The 12th Sydney International Piano Competition (The Sydney) will be held at the Sydney Town Hall and Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
32 talented pianists from around the world have been selected to participate in the competition, which will see them compete for a suite of awards and prizes including more than $220,000 in cash prizes, international concert engagements, CD recordings and career mentoring.
The competition consists of 3 stages – preliminaries, semi finals and finals – comprising of 26 competitive rounds, along with a Gala Opening Night concert on July 8 and the First Prize winner giving their debut performance as the winner on July 30.
Held every 4 years over 2 and a half weeks, The Sydney is internationally recognised as one of the world’s great piano competitions and one that will propel any young artist into the international spotlight.
The Sydney inspires pianists and audiences, stimulates interest in the piano, and provides a platform to showcase outstanding pianists from around the world while assisting in developing their careers.