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The 1st Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition

The pool of prizes in all five disciplines is going to be 287 000 €.

Apart from the main prizes (1st, 2nd and 3rd prize in each discipline), special prizes for the best performance of a work by Szymanowski will be awarded in all the disciplines other than composition, and in the disciplines of violin and voice additionally a prize for the best chamber pianist.

 

Soloist disciplines:

1st prize € 25 000
2nd prize € 18 000
3rd prize € 10 000

 

The discipline of string quartet:

1st prize € 38 000
2nd prize € 26 000
3rd prize € 14 000

Prizes in the discipline of composition:

1st prize € 9 000
2nd prize € 6 000
3rd prize € 3 000

Special prize for the best performance of a work by Karol Szymanowski:

discipline of piano   € 6 000
discipline of violin € 6 000
discipline of voice € 6 000
discipline of string quartet € 10 000

 

Distinction for the best chamber pianist:

discipline of violin  € 2000
discipline of voice € 2000

 

More information about the Competition on the official website