launch of an electronic system of Competition applications (online application forms)
4-5 May 2021
preliminary round in Warsaw organized for the candidates from Poland (holders of the Polish citizenship or the Polish Ethnicity Card).
The preliminary round is not obligatory; the Polish candidates may alternatively submit their applications according to the procedures stipulated in sections 10-12 of the Rulebook. The candidates from the piano category are required to perform the entire programme of Stage I of the Competition, pursuant to Annex A (attached to the Rulebook), not exceeding 20 minutes of musical presentation. The candidates from the chamber ensemble category are required to perform the programme from Stage I, pursuant to Annex B (attached to the Rulebook), not exceeding 20 minutes of musical presentation; performance of individual movements will be accepted. The candidates wishing to take part in the preliminary round should submit their applications by filling in e-forms available on the website of the Competition: pianists and chamber ensembles.
14 May 2021
deadline for submission of Competition applications
1 June 2021
announcement of the list of Competition qualifiers on the website of the Competition; the qualified candidates will also be informed by e-mail
11-17 September 2021
organisation of the Competition at the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic Hall in Rzeszów
18 September 2021
Prize Winners Concert and official award ceremony
20 September 2021
repeat performance of the Prize Winners Concert at the National Philharmonic Hall in Warsaw