32 Virtuosos. 1 Passion.
Next Competition July 2020

Celebrating 40 years in 2017

One of the world's most prestigious piano competitions

2017 Recital Tours

A new National Recital Series marking the 40th Anniversary of the Competition is now on sale.

Konstantin Shamray - 7-11 October

The Competition will welcome 2016’s People’s Choice winner Mr Ming Xie in March, 2000’s People’s Choice and Second Prize winner Ms Ayako Uehara in June and rounding off the year Mr Konstantin Shamray, 2008’s People’s Choice and First Prize winner in October. Tours will visit Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth. For further information and how to book, click one of the images above or links below.

Ming Xie - Past Event Ayako Uehara - Past Event

Highlights of 2016

ABC Classics have released a double CD highlights recording of the 2016 Competition. Click on the image below to purchase your copy of the CD.


Andrey Gugnin Recital Tour


In 2017 Andrey Gugnin will return to Australia to undertake a 30 plus venue tour of the country, visiting venues in NSW, QLD, VIC, SA, WA and the NT. From Maryborough to Melbourne, Shepparton to Sydney, Alice Springs to Adelaide, Penrith to Perth – the full listing of tour venues can be found here.

About Andrey Gugnin

Tony Lee Recital Tour

Winner of the 2016 Best Australian Pianist Prize, Tony Lee, will be presenting a short recital tour in November 2017. Having just returned from his studies in the UK, Tony will bring his talents to audiences in NSW and VIC.


John Adams: China Gates (1977)

Ludwig van Beethoven: Sonata No.32 in C minor Op.111

Sergei Rachmaninoff: Sonata No.1 in D minor Op.28

Town and Venue Date Booking Details
Sydney NSW
Kincoppal Rose Bay

5 November 2017

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Melbourne VIC Sunday
12 November 2017
Private Event
Portland VIC
Portland Arts Centre

13 November 2017

Bookings open soon
Blue Mountains Musical Society NSW
Blue Mountains Theatre

19 November 2017

Bookings open soon