Applications are accepted until January 20, 2022

Competition rules (ensemble)

Competition categories

  • Classical duo, trio, quartet, quintet etc. (Piano + strings / winds, or strings / winds only)
  • Piano duo
  • Other instrumental and vocal ensembles of any type (only acoustic instruments are allowed)
  • Children's and youth orchestras (chamber, symphonic, wind, folk instruments)

Age groups / maximum time limit

(age of the participant on February 20, 2022)

Age group Maximum age Maximum duration of performance
Group 1: up to 13 years old up to 15 min
Group 2: up to 18 years old up to 30 min
Group 3: up to 26 years old up 25 to min. for each round
Group 4: up to 35 years old up 25 to min. for each round

The age group for ensembles is determined by the average age of the ensemble members. Ensembles of 3 participants up to 14 participants are allowed the presence on stage of a non-competing accompanist (piano player). Ensembles of 15 or more participants (as well as in orchestras) are allowed the presence on stage of an adult concertmaster and/or conductor in a non-playing capacity.

Repertoire requirements

For groups 1, 2 — at least two, maximum four compositions of different characters from different eras.

For groups 3, 4 — at least one, maximum three compositions of different characters from different eras in each of the two rounds

In the category "Children's and youth orchestras" division into age groups is not provided, the program (at least two, maximum four pieces of different characters from different eras) with a maximum duration of 30 minutes must be performed in one round.

Partricitapion fees (except for the category "Children's and youth orchestras")

Age group Until December 20 Until January 20
Group 1: 35 € (from each participant) 40 € (from each participant)
Group 2: 35 € 40 €
Group 3: 40 € 45 €
Group 4: 40 € 45 €

Partricitapion fees for the category "Children's and youth orchestras"

Until December 20 Until January 20
95 € (from the whole team) 120 € (from the whole )