This is a call for entry to the Fifth International Maj Lind Piano Competition. The first Maj Lind Competition in 1945 was a national one. It became international in 2002 and has been organised once every five years by the Sibelius Academy of Uniarts Helsinki. The competition is named after its benefactress, Maria “Maj” Lind (née Kopjeff, 1876–1942), a keen amateur music-lover.
31 May 2022
The pre-selection jury will select circa 40 pianists to take part in the competition.
Nearly €109,000 worth of cash prizes will be awarded in the competition. Additionally numerous performance opportunities will be offered to the award-winning contestants.
1st prize: €30,000
3rd prize: €20,000
The Jury will have the right to award the prizes in some other way.
The other three finalists will each receive a finalist prize of €8,000.
A special chamber music prize of €8,000.
A special prize of €1,500 for the best performance of the commissioned work by Outi Tarkiainen in the second round.
Other special prizes may be awarded.
In addition to providing a lifetime of memories, the Maj Lind Piano Competition provides participants with high-quality arrangements, daily training and hotel accommodation.
Note that a registration fee of €80 is required. However if you are from Ukraine, you are exempt from paying the registration fee.
April 1 2022: Applications opened
October 13, 2022 Drawing for performance order
October 14-18, 2022 First rounds
October 20-21, 2022 Second rounds
October 23, 2022 Chamber music finals
October 26-27, 2022 Orchestral finals. The prizes will be awarded after the finals.
Credit: Maj Lind International Piano Competition
Date Added: 27 Apr 2022
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