International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists

Warsaw, Poland

 

  • Organisation:

    The Fryderyk Chopin Society
  • Postal address:

    ul. Tamka 43
    00-355 Warszawa
    info@chopin.pl
  • Website:

  • Person in chair:

    Mr Antoni Grudziński, Director

  • Contact person:

    Mr Jacek Kowalski, Deputy Director

    Mr Jerzy Ossowski, jerzy@chopin.pl

    +48 603 357 750

  • Frequency:

    3 years
  • Editions:

  • The First International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Amateurs, 9‒13 September 2009

    Cash prizes total:

    68 000 PLN


    Participation age:

    over 25 years


    Program:

    Fryderyk Chopin – compulsory in all rounds (Round I – a polonaise, Round II – a waltz, Finals – two mazurkas) plus pieces by 18th–20th century composer/s of the contestant’s own choosing. Contestants mostly chose classical composers


    Number of jury members:
    7

    Jury:
    - Tadeusz Chmielewski
    - Bogdan Czapiewski
    - Kazimierz Gierżod (Chair)
    - Andrzej Jasiński
    - Bronisława Kawalla
    - Zbigniew Lasocki
    - Józef Stompel

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Svyatoslav Levin (USA)
    - Second Prize: Victoria Bragin (USA)
    - Third Prize: Thomas Yu (Canada)

  • The Second International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists, 11‒15 September 2012

    Cash prizes total:

     66 000 PLN


    Participation age:

    over 25 years


    Program:

    Fryderyk Chopin – compulsory in all rounds (Round I – a waltz, Round II – two mazurkas, Finals – a polonaise) plus pieces by 18th-20th century composer/s of the contestant’s own choosing. Contestants mostly chose classical composers


    Number of jury members:
    5

    Jury:
    - Kazimierz Gierżod (Chair)
    - Albert Grudziński
    - Bronisława Kawalla
    - Zbigniew Lasocki
    - Józef Stompel

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Gil Jetley (New Zealand)
    - Second Prize: Toshiko Asano (Japan)
    - Third Prize: Gorden Cheng (USA)
    - Third Prize: Yun Kinoshita (Japan)

  • The Third International Fryderyk Chopin Competition for Amateur Pianists, 8‒12 September 2015

    Cash prizes total:

    31 500 PLN


    Participation age:

    over 25 years


    Program:

    Fryderyk Chopin – compulsory in all rounds (Round I – a waltz, Round II – two mazurkas, Finals – a polonaise) plus pieces by 18th-20th century composer/s of the contestant’s own choosing. Contestants mostly chose classical composers


    Number of jury members:
    5

    Jury:
    - Bogdan Czapiewski
    - Kazimierz Gierżod (Chair)
    - Albert Grudziński
    - Bronisława Kawalla
    - Zbigniew Lasocki

    Prize-winners:
    - First Prize: Michael Slavin (USA)
    - Second Prize: Michael Cheung (Canada)
    - Third Prize: Dominic Pierce Smith (United Kingdom)