31 October 2022

Deadline for sending the applications to the Competition

20 November 2022

Publication of a list of candidates who entered the competition

2nd January 2023

Arrival of participants. Organization and planning.

2nd January 2023 // Auditorio Stelio Molo // 6 PM

Inauguration concert given by piano legend Martha Argerich, jury president of the Jeune Chopin Competition, accompanied by Martin Garcia Garcia, Leonora Armellini, Alexander Reitenbach, Magdalena Hirsz, Mikael Samsonov (cello) at Auditorio Stelio Molo.

Opening concert programme:

Four Mazurkas op. 33
Barcarolle op. 60
Waltz op. 34 no. 3

Fantaisie f minor D. 940

Ballade no. 3 op. 47
Polonaise op. posth. in B-flat minor
Polonaise op. 53

Sonata for cello et piano in g minor op. 65
*Allegro moderato
*Scherzo : Allegro con brio
*Finale : Allegro

Tickets can be bought here

3rd January 2023

All the auditions will be held at the Auditorio Stelio Molo

IIIrd Category (15-18 yrs old) // First round
10:00 – 13:00 AM – Piano trials in the concert hall
13:00 Official opening of the auditions
13:15 – 15:45 – auditions of the IIIrd Category (First round)

15:45-16:45 // break

IInd Category (12-15 yrs old)

16:50 – 19:00 – auditions of the IInd Category

4rd January 2023

IInd day of the auditions

IIIrd Category (15-18 yrs old) // Second round
Ist Category (7-12)
9:00 – 13:00 AM – Piano trials in the concert hall
13:15 – 16:35 – auditions of the Ist Category (7-12)

30 minutes break

17:05 – 19:35 – auditions of the IIIrd Category (15-18 yrs old) // Second round

21:00Announcement of the competition results

5th January 2023 // Auditorio Stelio Molo // 6 PM

18:00 – Concert & Closing Gala of the IIIrd International Piano Competition Jeune Chopin // AWARDS

The jury of the international piano competition, Jeune Chopin, led by the virtuoso piano note Martha Argerich, will open the closing ceremony of the competition. The results will be revealed, prizes will be awarded and after a short interval a sumptuous banquet of classical music will begin. That night will belong to virtuosity, piano art and the most creative interpretations of Frédéric Chopin’s music.

Tickets for the closing gala can be bought here

Institut Frédéric Chopin en Suisse have co-organized with the Fryderyk Chopin Institute in Warsaw special prizes for the laurets of the competition, among them a concert tour in Poland and special recitals in the house, where Chopin was born (Żelazowa Wola).

Prize winners will be invited to take part in the annually-organized renowned masterclasses in the Radziejowice palace in Poland and to perform at the Riviera festival in Switzerland.