Competition Schedule

Deadline for submitting the Application Form and all other documents: December 15, 2018

Notifying of results after the DVD screening: March 1, 2019

The Competition in Verbier: July 19-23, 2019

12 solo performers will advance to the semi-final round (following selection based on DVD recordings) and subsequently 3 candidates to be chosen as finalists. 

Day by day schedule:

July 18, 19. Arrival in Verbier, Switzerland.

July 19. Meeting of the candidates with the Chairman of the Jury, who will inform them about the repertoire selections they will be asked to perform in the semi-finals. Following this meeting, there will be a cocktail reception for all participants and jury members.

July 20, 21. (sessions at 10am and 2:30pm at the Cinéma de Verbier). Semi-Finals (solo repertoire, chosen by the jury from the submitted list of each candidate). Decision by jury shortly after the last pianist performs.

July 22. Rehearsals with the Quartet.

July 23. Final Rehearsal with the quartet and evening gala concert at 6:30pm, in the Eglise de Verbier

July 24. Departures of candidates and jury