2020 Competition

Next Competition

The next Sydney International Piano Competition will take place from 8 – 25 July 2020. The Competition is open to pianists of all nationalities.


Applications for the 2020 Competition are open! We look forward to seeing you in 2020!

Closing date for applications is Monday 2 December 2019.

Apply for the 2020 Competition

2020 Information

Ticketing Information
Rules and Regulations
Australian Works
Prescribed Repertoire
Voting Procedures
Use of Pianos

Artistic Patron

The Sydney welcomes back Maestro Valery Gergiev as Artistic Patron of the 2020 Sydney International Piano Competition.

Maestro Valery Gergiev
Artistic Patron


Johannes Fritzsch will conduct the 19th/20th century concerto finals Friday 24 and Saturday 25 July 2020.

Johannes Fritzsch